For a very scary Halloween workout you will need:
Through simplicity comes a great tool to help our swimmers to think about their head position.
When our swimmers start to move forward to a more advanced level, it's time to take some time to focus on hand speed.
Our set of the week features a 300-yard (or meter) mini set that works great as part of a taper.
The title simply means to not overswim the first part of the set. Wait for the tough stuff that's coming.
Bootcamp workouts are often great inspiration for swimming workouts.
So you've got a big group of kids you're trying to teach starts to, but you have to be safe, and run them all through a skill quickly and repeatedly... start from the end.
A few days each week, I get to coach people my own age at masters practice. The dynamics are very different from coaching kids, and it keeps my job very interesting.
This week's set integrates technique focus on butterfly and breaststroke with actual swimming.
Tuesday is my night with the Senior training group, so while this is just one night out of many, this was my take away from last night.
When trying to get large groups of swimmers practicing proper pushoffs, sometimes NOT giving them a choice is a great way to teach.