Smooth freestyle mixed with some 50s stroke.
No matter how good you are, you can never be good enough off your walls. If you're still learning, this is a great introduction of what you want to have be a habit.
Taking a standard set from warm-up to something pretty intense. Plan for the future.
Over the past couple weeks, I've had numerous conversations with young swimmers about when they have the opportunity to make effective changes to how they swim.
Swim training has a bit of monotony built in to it, so when there's a chance to break from routine, it's good to combine some athletic moves into the fun.
Mixing up the strokes at the beginning of the week challenges some swimmers, but it keeps things interesting!
While the main set sounds simple, it can be one of the toughest sets swimmers do.
Teaching swimmers how to work isn't just for kids... masters need a little help too.
Some short and some longer swims to start the week off at masters practice.
A simple set that has a recovery piece that's just a bit longer... affording you more rest if you maintain your pace.
Really packed lanes mean's you just can't swim that far... so you'll need to demand performance at a more consistent level.
Here's a quick set of 50's that you can throw into a workout to keep the swimmers on their toes.