Daily Swim Coach Workout #173

by Dan Dingman 0

August 03rd, 2020 Swimming Workouts, Training

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Workout Context

  • Purpose:  Base building
  • Target age group:  15-18 years old
  • Target level:  Age Group (Advanced), Senior Age Group/ High School State 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

Team Meeting – Review of week:Th-Fri 8-10am.

Warm up – Snorkel and Fins – Pretty strokes – finish each being mindful of the hand position Pinky Finish (PF) and shoulder minimization.
    400 6:00 3rd black line Breath to GYM SIDE ONLY DPS 10-12 strokes PF
    4 x 25 – 4th black line 8 strokes – rehearse 3 stroke finish :30
    300 4:30 3rd black line Tree side Breathing plus 8-10 strokes or less per length
    4 x 25 – 4th black line 8 strokes – rehearse 3 stroke finish :30
    200 3:00 3rd black line, corkscrew over to heads up vertical back kick
    4 x 25 – 4th black line 8 strokes – rehearse 3 stroke finish :30
    4 x 100 1:40 corkscrew streamline kick on the first length – Tight core, side kick after surfacing on the rest of the 100.
    100 vertical kick back w med ball (take 5-10 SR at 25’s if needed.
5 x Kicking and Sculling set
    1 x 50 1:30 (5 vertical jumps under flags, 2 stroke swim to turn off of last jump (5yds) no breath flip and sprint to half, next half polo stroke, flip underwater breaststroke, once you surface,boat pull to 15 m mark, no air breaststroke finish.
    1 x 25 kick on :20 (B:25)
    1 x 25 kick on :30
    2 x 25 kick on :20 (B:25)
    1 x 25 kick on :30 fly
    1 x 25 kick on :40 first 20 kicks flutter fast
3 x Paddles
    2 x 175 2:30 (or 150 or 125) Paddles, no breathing 3 strokes in and out of turns
    2 x 25 dog paddle – reach forward and dig deep. steady head :45
Academy SPEED
    5 x 50 on 1:00 at 200 P plus1
    10 x 25 on :40 at 100P plus 1
    1:00 rest
    4 x 50 on 1:05 at 200 P
    8 x 25 on :40 at 100P
    1:00 rest
    3 x 50 on 1:10 at 200 P
    6 x 25 on :40 at 100P
    1:00 rest
    2 x 50 on 1:20 at 200 P
    4 x 25 on :40 at 100P
    1 x 50 off the blocks Max – 90% of best – Heats
    2 x 25 off the blocks Max – Strive for goal 50 p. Heats
Loosen Down 100

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.

Boat Scull : feet first on your back with figure 8 hand movements at your side.


Mark Noetzel
Head Coach, Academy Swim Club Hawaii – Hawaii Preparatory Academy

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