Articles by Garrett McCaffrey

Kettlebell Streamline Snatch

This group has done the exercise a lot this fall and every time Larry Arnold explains it I’m more convinced that this is why our walls are sharper than ever.

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Larry Arnold Dryland: Kettlebell Snatch and Running Circuit

The circuit itself is similar to the work the swimmers do in the water where their anaerobic capacity is being worked, by the kettle bells, with an aerobic element in the running.

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Dryland: Hyperoxygenation

420 burpies. Sounds basic but like everything with Larry Arnold, even the simplest exercise can be made into a layered workout.

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Dryland: Turkish Getups

Larry Arnold takes swimmers from Phoenix Swim Club through a well known exercise focused on body and breath control.


Dryland Circuit with Larry Arnold

Over 20 minutes of strength building that doubles for aerobic training.

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Kettlebells for Swimmers

It’s short course season and speed in and out of the walls can win or lose a race. Explosive strength can make the difference and developing that type of strength was the goal for this kettlebell progression with Larry Arnold.

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Dryland: Running 101 with Larry Arnold

Normally, I wouldn’t go out of my way to do running for dryland but with Larry Arnold it’s much more than just running.

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Exclusive Bob Bowman Video Interview: Creating a New Culture at ASU

ASU Coach Bob Bowman sat down with Garrett McCaffrey for an exclusive interview this weekend.


Developing Speed in Dryland

Can you teach speed? Larry Arnold is developing it. In this clip from a session with Phoenix Swim Club, he shows you one way he works his magic.


12 Hour Practice at Swim Fort Lauderdale

The main purpose of the day/practice is to push the athletes physically and mentally, but we also do some team meetings & educational sessions, team bonding and have some fun.


Taper Dryland

What can be done on land to help a swimmer during taper?

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Learning the Finishing Kick

How can a rockette line help you finish your race? Larry Arnold will explain how.

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Solutions to Sore Swimmer Shoulders

Fixing injuries is more than just relieving the pain. It’s re-learning the movement.

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Catching Air: Dynamic Squat Jumps

Those swimmers who are able to carry a breathing rhythm in the water have a much better time finding easy speed in the early parts of the race and enough air for quality finishing speed at the end of races.

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Warm Up Starts From The Ground Up

Phoenix Swim Club Strength Coach, Larry Arnold, takes you through the first 10 minutes of warm up for a Wednesday Dryland routine.