This set is designed to push the swimmers technique until they can’t hold it anymore. Make sure the intervals reach a level that is right on their edge of ability.
Learning from Ricky Berens, we focused on deep pushoffs for this practice.
Alternating drilling and swimming to teach better extension in Freestyle.
Getting your swimmers to swim 15 x 200s without them actually feeling that boredom that can sometimes come with it is always a challenge. Breaking up the set helps.
The set sounds easy, unless you do exactly what’s asked.
Here’s an IM set that puts the emphasis on good, strong, stroke swimming.
Here’s a short set to help swimmers learn what it feels like to swim at a specific pace.
Incorporating some time to really think about how you interact with the wall is a good idea. Sometimes we take these frequent occurrences for granted and just think everyone is just doing it right. Not always the case.
When starting the practice yesterday, the goal was to teach the masters swimmers to be better breaststrokers, while at the same time, give them a practice most of them enjoyed from a fitness standpoint.
Workouts that combine technique focus and actual swimming are always popular with Barbara’s masters team. This one got a lot of thumbs up.