Articles by Chris Ritter

Dryland Training for Swimmers – 5 Lessons 2020 Taught Us

Chris Ritter, founder of SURGE Strength reflects back on the lessons learned from 2020 on dryland training for swimmers.

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SURGE Strength – How We Can Help Your Dryland Training

SURGE Strength provides a plethora of education resources, as well as dryland programs to cover all of your dryland training needs.

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Dryland Games for Swimmers that are Safe, Effective & Fun

Learn how to implement safe, effective and fun dryland games for swimmers of all ages with the SURGE Strength Principles.

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At Home Dryland Workout Guide: Create One in 5 Easy Steps

Follow SURGE Strength’s 5 step guide to create an at home dryland workout in order to set yourself up for success in the midst of a COVID-centered season.

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5 Observations into How an Athlete’s Age Affects Dryland Workouts

Explore 5 scientific principles that determine how an athlete’s age affects dryland workouts in order to individualize dryland for all “ages.”

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Bodyweight Dryland Workout – SURGE Strength’s 10 Best Exercises

Check out SURGE Strength’s 10 best exercises for your next bodyweight dryland workout. There are perfect for working out at home or without equipment.

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How to Create Dryland Workouts for Masters Swimmers

Learn how to create dryland workouts for Masters swimmers taken from the principles taught in the SURGE Strength Dryland Certification.

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6 Tips for Navigating Dryland Workouts for College Swimmers

Learn how to implement effective dryland workouts for college swimmers while collaborating with your school’s strength & conditioning coaching staff.

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4 Solutions for Post-Swim Dryland Training Sessions

Learn about the top 4 ways SURGE Strength maps a 30-minute post-swim dryland training session. Choose which dryland strategy works best for your team.

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SURGE Strength’s Technique Tuesday on Instagram: a “Must Follow”

Be sure you’re following @surge.strength on Instagram for the recurring SURGE Strength Technique Tuesday to learn more about dryland technique.

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How to Create the Best Dryland Workouts for High School Swimmers

Learn how to have success with dryland workouts for high school swimmers with these specific principles taught in the SURGE Strength Dryland Certification.

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How to Improve a Swimmer’s Streamline with Dryland Exercises & Drills!

Learn the drills to improve a swimmer’s streamline. Progress your athletes into a better streamline position with these dryland exercises.

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Best Practices for Dryland for Age-Group Swimmers (11-14yrs)

Learn how to better coach dryland for age-group swimmers in the 11-14 age range and set them up for success through the rest of their swimming career.

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Dryland Education: 4 FREE Resources from SURGE Strength

SURGE Strength offers free dryland education resources: enroll in the SURGE Strength Academy, subscribe to the SURGE Strength Podcast and YouTube Channel.

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How to Create A Dryland Workout for Young Swimmers (10&Unders)

Learn our top tips for creating a dryland workout for young swimmers, specifically those 10&under, from the SURGE Strength Dryland Certification.

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