Braden Holloway Had Multiple Men Go 46 in the 100m Free in Practice

At the ASCA World Clinic currently in Las Vegas, SwimSwam caught up with NC State head coach Braden Holloway. The ACC Champion coach had just come off of a talk with fellow sprint coaches Herbie Behm, Brian Peresie, and Matt Bowe about developing speed. Holloway shares what some of his favorite takeaways were from the collaborative discussion as well as what he’s looking forward to about the upcoming season for the Wolfpack. Holloway reveals that in practice just the other day, they ended up pushing a 100m free (Long course) for time with fins and paddles on, where freshman Michael Cotter swam a 46, spurring a couple other men on the team to do the same after.

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Soapy
4 months ago

Click bait? More like click bait!

TeamDressel
4 months ago

The summer before my freshman year of college I swam a 47.8 100 free LCM with fins and paddles. Might have to drop a 45 now

samulih
4 months ago

Todd Desorbo seems to have picked his fast clocks somewhere, now I know where

Thomas
4 months ago

Legend has it there’s a high school kid that can do a 46 without fins or paddles

There's no doubt that he's tightening up
Reply to  Thomas
4 months ago

He’s no kid, he’s a daddy

Bud
4 months ago

Did you seriously think that happened without any equipment/twist?

DPR1
4 months ago

I would’ve been more impressed if they did it with one fin and one paddle.. just kidding.. nice job boys.

Neature
4 months ago

Might be click bait, but still one of the greatest coaches of this era

Time For Barta To Go
4 months ago

Um yeah, * maybe * should have included that little nugget about fins and paddles in the headline?

Snarky
Reply to  Time For Barta To Go
4 months ago

You read the article so I guess Swimswam wins!

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