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Starts & Turns - Up and Outs

By Barbara Hummel to Starts & Turns | Oct 10, 2012 10:30AM

How you get IN the water says a lot about a swimmer. But so does how you get up and OUT.


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Main Set Monday - July 16 - Cross Training

By Glenn Mills to Gold (Advanced) | Jul 16, 2012 01:42PM

The two most difficult things about swim practice are... getting in... and getting out.


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Main Set Wednesday - Speed & Strength

By Barbara Hummel to Silver (Intermediate) | Jun 13, 2012 12:07PM

Following this week's theme of finding one practice that works for all levels....


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All Strokes - Practice Stations

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | May 29, 2012 06:58AM

The goal of practice isn't just to make swimmers work. It's also to engage them IN the work. Switching up what you do from the standard back and forth can be motivating and turn into a great workout.


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Dryland - Medball Chest Pass

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Nov 22, 2011 08:26AM

Working on the power necessary to increase your quickness in the recovery of breaststroke, as well as increasing your overall strength, can be accomplished through a fun dryland exercise.


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Backstroke - Starts on the Vasa Erg

By Barbara Hummel to Starts & Turns | Nov 08, 2011 08:10AM

Backstrokers. How do they do it? They swim upside down and backwards. They can't see where they're going. They use nose clips. And...they do THIS.


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All Strokes - Physio Ball Dryland IM

By Barbara Hummel to All Strokes (IM) | Oct 18, 2011 07:00AM

This week's drill features some different and fun ways to use a physio ball to work on technique for all your strokes.


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Dryland Training

By Glenn Mills to All Strokes (IM) | Jul 19, 2011 08:22PM

There's never anything more exciting than finding a simple exercise anyone can do.


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Starts - Cullen Jones Box Jumps

By Glenn Mills to Starts & Turns | Jun 28, 2011 10:21AM

Want to develop a great start that gets you to the other end in about 10 seconds? Learn to jump like Cullen Jones!


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Roque Santos - Breaststroke Stretch Cords?

By Glenn Mills to Articles | Jun 09, 2011 08:25AM

Olympian Roque Santos answers questions from our app and website users:

Have you tried the dryland breaststroke stretch cords?


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Roque Santos - Breaststroke Dryland Training?

By Glenn Mills to Articles | Jun 02, 2011 09:42AM

The next question in our short series with Olympian Roque Santos. What did you do for dryland training?


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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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Swim Pic of the Week - October 1, 2009

By Glenn Mills to Pic of the Week | Oct 01, 2009 08:42AM

Name a swim specific exercise you could do with these simple tools.


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Swimming Set of the Week - July 31, 2009

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jul 31, 2009 09:27AM

This week's set is actually several short sets that we combined into a stations workout for Masters practice this morning. The hula-hoop station was hilarious. If you don't have this exact list of equipment, just improvise with whatever cool equipment or challenges you can think of.


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Figuring out Intervals

By Glenn Mills to Gold (Advanced) | May 05, 2009 10:33AM

This practice helps figure out what intervals you'll be able to train on for future practices. It's tough, challenging, but loads of fun... for the coach.



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