06/12/03 Breaststroke Speed with Fins

Jun 12, 2003
06/12/03  Breaststroke Speed with Fins

06/12/03 Breaststroke Speed with FinsI had only 30 minutes to practice this morning, so I wanted to do something short and intense to increase breaststroke speed.WARMUP: 500With fins.5 X 100, swum as 25 drill/25 Body-Dolphin Fly/25 drill/25 Body-Dolphin FlyYou could substitute freestyle or Body-Dolphin Breast for the B-D Fly 25s on this.1st 100 drill = No-Hands Slinky2nd 100 drill = Hand-Lead Slinky3rd 100 drill = Slide to the Corners4th 100 drill = Stoneskipper5th 100 dirll = Hip-Delay ButterflyMAIN SET: 650With fins!!!!26 X 25, swum as:25 Hand-Lead Dolphin Kick on Your Back on :30 sendoff. Make this a build 25 (EZ to fast).25 Fast-Hands Breaststroke with Dolphin Kick on :35 sendoff. Just go as fast as you can.I tried to maintain :20 for each one of these 25s. On the Fast-Hands Breast, I tried for a high turnover with good form. My stroke count as 12 on these.This was a tough set! You'd think that 25s are easy, but geesch. My chest was pounding after each of the Fast-Hands 25s.WARMDOWN: 350350 Really EZ warmdown, with fins, doing kick, drill, swim free and back.Total Yardage: 1500

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