02/22/05 Ahhhh Swimming Again

Feb 22, 2005
02/22/05    Ahhhh Swimming Again

Because of some family commitments, I haven't been able to swim for about a week, so it felt really good to get back in the water this morning. After a break like this, I like to do a lot of drilling and long, aerobic swimming.WARMUP: 400With fins, alternate 25 SA drill and 25 LA drill for 300 yards, gradually increasing the complexity of the drills, then finish with 100 free.DRILL SET: 2000All of the drills mentioned here are on Go Swim Breaststroke Drills with Staciana Stitts and Dave Denniston.Swim four rounds of:4 X 100, swum as 25 drill/25 backstroke/25 drill/25 backstroke.Change drills every 100.1st round: Drills were:UW breaststroke kickBreast with an Extra KickHand-Lead Breast Kick on Your BackBreast Breathing Every Other Stroke2nd round: Drills were:Underwater Dolphin FlowHead-Lead Breast Kick on Your BackHand-Lead Body DolphinCobra2rd Round: Drills were:UW Breast KickGlide BreaststrokeFast-Hands BreaststrokePistons3rd Round: Drills were:Surface FlowPulse BreaststrokePistonsFast Hands with Flutter Kick4th Round: Drills were:Fly/Breast ComboBreast Kick on Back with Hands in the AirGlide BreaststrokeBreast with an Extra Kick5th Round: Drills were:KarlaPistonsBreast with an Extra KickHead-Lead Breast Kick on Your StomachWARMDOWN: 100EZ 100 FreeTotal Yardage: 2500

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