Bob Bowman Shares 200 Butterfly Training Insight (Video Interview)

See video above with Tom Luchsinger breaking down the Bob Bowman butterfly set:

30 x 100m on 1:30

 – 50 free under 35 seconds

– climb out and up to the blocks

– dive a 50m fly striving to hold sub 28 seconds

NBAC Coach Bob Bowman knows how to train butterflyers. Aside for Michael Phelps, there are many swimmers who have made huge gains under his tutelage but didn’t necessarily get media attention.  Tom Luchsinger is Bowman’s newest fly specialist.  After doing sets like the one above, it’ll be interesting to see how Luchsinger improves on his 1:55 200m butterfly personal best time.

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6 years ago

Ah, the old “Jon Sieben.”

Reply to  ChestRockwell
6 years ago

wonder when the last time Phelps did that set….I bet it has been a few years!

bobo gigi
6 years ago

French coaches, take note!
If it can help our 200 fly swimmers.
We struggle to find someone who can play at the world level since Franck Esposito.

6 years ago

The best of both worlds. USRPT with a HUGE endurance element …. Good luck Mr. Luchsinger, would love to see a 154 low at Pan Pacs

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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