Daily Swim Coach Workout #172

by Dan Dingman 0

August 02nd, 2020 Swimming Workouts, Training

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Workout Context

  • Purpose:  Base building
  • Target age group:  15-18 years old, 19-22 years old
  • Target level:  Senior Age Group/ High School State Level, National/ Collegiate Level
  • Weeks until target meet:  3 weeks
  • Team Location:  United States
  • Course:  25 Yards
  • Shared workout link:  Click here to view this workout on commitswimming.com

The Workout

15 minutes dry land
10 x 100 @1:30 [3rd lap under water]
2 minute explanation of next set
2 x 300 @ 4:20 broken for :10 at 100s, swim #1 stroke (at least 2/3 no free, and if you choose free it is hypoxic by 5 strokes), #2 IMs (individual 100 IMs); SP1-2
2 x 200 @ 2:40 swim #1 choice (if free: hypoxic by 5), #2 IM; concentration on speed walls; Variable Speed (25: fast/easy; 25 easy/fast)
2 x 100 @ 1:20 swim #1 choice (if free hypoxic by 5), #2 IM (build to sprint by 25s)
4 x 50 @ :50 swim one each stroke IM order 5 fast strokes / 5 slow strokes
1 x 50 @ 2:00 REC
2 minute explanation of next set
12 x 50 @ 2:30 (6 from block and 6 from push)either all 1 stroke or half and half; SP3 Highest quality/speed you can produce (record all times)
1 x 50 @ 2:00 REC
2 minute explanation of next set
5 x 100 @ 1:20 Choice #1-2 Variable Speed by 50 70% – 100%; #3 sprint; #4-5 Variable Speed by 50 100% – 70%
1 x100 @ 2:00 Easy second stroke kick :20 rest
10 x 50 @ 1:00 kick: odds Variable Speed by 25 70% – 100%; evens 10 fast kicks / 10 slow kicks
Recovery swim @ 10:00

Coach Notes

The swim coach was asked to define any shorthand he or she used in this workout. Their notes should provide some additional context to this swimming workout.

SP is Sprint training
EN is Endurance training


Darren Sandvig
Coach, Golden West Swim Club (currently)

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