Pretty simple practice that overloads the legs.
While the main set sounds simple, it can be one of the toughest sets swimmers do.
A simple set that has a recovery piece that's just a bit longer... affording you more rest if you maintain your pace.
Here's a quick set of 50's that you can throw into a workout to keep the swimmers on their toes.
Descending 5 x 50's gives you the goal time... next you'll have to hold that a bit longer than one.
Want to find out just what your best interval can be? Here's a quick test set that the entire team can do together.
Here's a long set that is as difficult, or as easy as you want to make it. With an increasing interval, it's important to continue to push the performance envelope further and further.
Learning pace is more than guessing, it's about feeling how the water moves passed your body at specific speeds. Here's a practice that inspires to teach those feelings.
Because Rachel is in Istanbul as part of the US Coaching staff for the World Championships, I get to write some fun sets for her group. I love watching people swim fast, SO....
I'm going to bump up the level of this one because it was pretty tough for the noon-masters group.
This set grows on you pretty quickly, and keeping the full set from the group makes it even tougher on them. (Insert evil coach smirk here)