Daily Swim Coach Workout #221

by Dan Dingman 0

September 20th, 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:  1 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
    1 x 100 @ 1:40 IM Kick
    1 x 100 @ 1:20 IM Swim
    1 x 200 @ 2:50 IM alt 25 kick/ 25 swim
    4 x 75 @ 1:15 IM switchers (#1: 50 fly/25 back, #2 50 back/25 Br, #3: 50 Br/25 free, #4 all free hypoxic breathing 5th stroke)
    4 x 25 @ :45 kick racing
    1 x 100 @ 2:00 kick (20×20: 20 fast kicks, 20 slow kicks)
2 minute explanation of next set
10 x 25 @ :45 alternating single arm pull breast drill with paddles and buoys (body undulation OK for ‘kick’)
2 minute explanation of next set
10 x 10 @ :30 4 x [pullout space-X launches (push off bottom toward surface for pullout at surface, try for maximum height)]
2 minute explanation of next set
8 x 50 @ 2:00 [13-20 minutes stretch cordz breast stroke 25’s, both resistant swims and assisted returns. (Resistant swims for power training, assisted swims for over speed training, quick recovery, and streamlining)]
4 x 50 @ 1:00 REC

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.

space-x refers to launches from the pool bottom toward surface and then back to the bottom again for a repetitive launch.

Darren Sandvig
Coach, Golden West Swim Club (currently)

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