Swimming Workout of the Week - May 9, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | May 09, 2014 08:09PM

This week's set starts with technique...specifically, how your hands and forearms interact with the water on the catch...and finishes with six 100s that test how well you paid attention during the technique session.


Main Set Thursday - High Elbows

By Glenn Mills to Silver (Intermediate) | Nov 29, 2012 09:04AM

Watching Kara Lynn Joyce swim freestyle is always a joy. Designing set to try to mimic one of her key points, is always a challenge.


Swimming Set of the Week - March 16, 2012

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Mar 16, 2012 12:33AM

Freestyle technique is your focus in the first half of the set. Putting that technique into practice with a classic 10 X 100 is your focus on the second half.


Freestyle - Board Power Pull

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Nov 09, 2010 07:57AM

After spending time with Cullen Jones, we saw some real power in freestyle. It wasn't so much the focus on early vertical forearm, but rather, about producing power.


Swimming Set of the Week - September 24, 2010

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Sep 24, 2010 11:47AM

There are sets that ask swimmers to descend time while maintaining a certain sendoff. There are sets that ask swimmers to maintain time while tightening the sendoff. There are sets that ask swimmers to descend time AND tighten the sendoff. This week's set is a little different in that it asks swimmers to descend time while ascending (increasing) the sendoff.


Freestyle - Donut Catch

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | Sep 14, 2010 06:23AM

Building a great catch in freestyle takes focus, using simple, inexpensive tools ads a creative way to get your swimmers to focus out front.


Freestyle - EVF Drill

By Barbara Hummel to Freestyle | May 31, 2010 03:10PM

EVF(Early Vertical Forearm) Drill will help you isolate the initial point of connection for the freestyle catch.


Swimming Set of the Week - May 7, 2010

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | May 07, 2010 12:38AM

We're a couple days late for Cinco de Mayo, but what the heck. This week's set requires that you can count to 5.


Freestyle - Mega Catch-Up Drill

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | May 04, 2010 06:47AM

This drill comes to us from our good friends at Almaden Swim & Racquet Club. Coaches Andre Salles-Cunha and Jason Martin.


Dryland - EVF Isometric Exercise

By Barbara Hummel to All Strokes (IM) | Mar 23, 2010 09:29AM

EVF, EVF, EVF. Early Vertical Forearm is right up there with underwater dolphin as one of the key moves and key concepts in swimming. This dryland exercise will help you understand and FEEL what EVF is all about. And... it will help you develop the muscles that help make it happen.

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