Daily Swim Coach Workout #174

by Dan Dingman 0

August 04th, 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 alternating IM and Free by 100, and drill/swim by 200 (sets of two 100’s)
2 minute explanation of next set
2x
    8 x 75 @ 1:10 Alternate IM order on odds and free hypoxic breathing (5th stroke) on evens (EN3)
    8 x 25 @ :30 continue IM/Free pattern (SP1)
    1 x 0 @ :30 rest
    4 x 75 @ 1:30 kick IM (25 of each stroke, no free) EN2
    4 x 25 @ :30 free kick partner racing SP2
    1 x 0 @ :30 rest
2 minute explanation of next set
5x
    2 x 150 @ 2:10 IM (50 of each stroke, except free) EN2-3
    1 x 100 @ 1:10 freestyle breathing 3rd stroke SP1
    1 x 50 @ 2:00 REC
4 x 50s Progressively slower warm down on 1:00

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.

EN 1-3 are Endurance levels, Max heart rate (75-89%)
SP 1-3 are Sprint levels, Max Heart rate (90-100%)
REC is recovery


Darren Sandvig
Coach, Golden West Swim Club (currently)

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