Articles by Chris Ritter

How to Quickly and Effectively Write Periodized Dryland Workouts

Attend this FREE Webinar hosted by Chris Ritter of SURGE Strength to Learn How to Quickly and Effectively Write Periodized Dryland Workouts.

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SURGE Strength’s Core Training Challenge

Start your season off by joining others in the dryland community by participating in SURGE Strength’s Core Training Challenge.

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A Dryland Training System: FREE Webinar On Creating Your Own

A dryland training system will help you not only see more success from your dryland program but it will also allow you to better analyze and adjust.

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FREE Webinar – The Process of Dryland Training, with Chris Ritter

Join Chris Ritter of SURGE Strength for a FREE Webinar on – The Process of Dryland Training. You’ll gain more knowledge and confidence about your dryland.

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Grade Your Dryland Program for FREE with SURGE Strength

You can now quickly grade your dryland program to see how it measures up to the basic principles and applications that should be in every dryland program.

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5 Ways to Gain Confidence as a Dryland Certified Coach with SURGE Strength

When you become a dryland certified coach through SURGE Strength you’ll learn how to apply the proper dryland training principles and gain confidence.

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Level Up Dryland: The Secret Weapon to Individualizing Dryland Training

Learn how to take the guesswork out of individualizing dryland training, even in a group setting, with SURGE Strength’s level system of exercises.

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Dryland Assessments for Swimmers: The Compass of Custom Programming

Learn the Dryland assessments for swimmers that SURGE Strength recommends to give coaches a reliable reference point when it comes to programming dryland.

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Dryland Training for Sprinters Only? Find Out the Best Approach.

Dryland training for sprinters only isn’t the proper approach because all swimmers benefit from resistance training when done properly.

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Approaching the Swimming Taper Dryland Plan in a COVID Season

SURGE Strength teaches you how to manipulate training phases (despite a COVID swim season) which results in a better swimming taper dryland experience.

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Plyometrics for Swimming: The Best Dryland Jumps that Are Swim Specific

Improve your starts & turns with these plyometrics for swimming. Learn how to jump properly to improve your overall power in the pool.

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Back Half Swimming Speed with Dryland Energy System Development

Learn how back half swimming speed can be improved through dryland training. Understand the science behind reserve capacity and how it relates to swimming.

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Dryland Exercises for a Stronger Pull: SURGE Strength’s Top 3

Learn some of SURGE Strength’s must-program dryland exercises for a stronger pull and faster swimming to see results that transfer to the pool!

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Build Shoulders of Steel: How to Prevent Swimmer’s Shoulder

Learn how to prevent swimmer’s shoulder by assessing shoulder mobility and incorporating a shoulder prehab routine into your dryland program.

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Dryland Pushing Exercises for Swimmers: Creating Strong and Healthy Shoulders

Learn the importance of the “push” in dryland. Learn how to best implement dryland pushing exercises for swimmers through SURGE Strength’s recommendations.

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