Daily Swim Coach Workout #322

by Dan Dingman 0

December 30th, 2020 Swimming Workouts, Training

SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.

Workout Context

  • Purpose:  Base building
  • Target age group:  13-14 years old, 15-18 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

4x rounds
    100 on 1:40 Back swim [8m, 12SPL]
    25 on :40 Fish kick past 12m, then long dog
    25 on :40 Fish kick past 12m, then IM order swim by rounds
    50 on 1:00 IM order by rounds [8m, :31/:31/:37/:30]
    100 on 1:40 Free swim w/AB [Fill your arms with water, 14SPL]
(3min)

1x rounds
    3×100 on 1:50 Free w/chutes [ROLO w/snorks]
    3×100 on 1:50 Free w/chutes [Desc 1-3]
    3×100 on 1:50 Free w/chutes [strong]
    2min (prepare for next set)
    20×100 on 1:10 Free swim [Moderate // fast]
    20×100 on 1:20 Free swim [Moderate // fast] [can you live under the minute?]
(3min)

4×50 on 4:00 Amphibious workout
[fish kicks uw / 5 presses / 10x med ball slams / 10x jump split squats / 25 Free AFAP / 3x pull ups / 4x dragon push ups]
(3min)

6×100 on 1:30 Free w/pads & fins

Alternate set for breaststrokers
[1x rounds
[    3×100 on 2:0 Breast w/chutes [3 up 3 down // 2x kick]
[    3×100 on 2:00 Free w/chutes [Desc 1-3]
[    3×100 on 2:00 Free w/chutes [strong]
[    2min (prepare for next set)
[    18×75 on 1:10 Breast swim [Moderate // fast]
[    18×75 on 1:20 Breast swim [Moderate // fast]

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.

AB = buoy at ankles
SPL = Strokes per lap
8m = 8meters underwater off the wall
ROLO = Right only left only


John Nelson
Head Coach / Director of Competitive swimming, York YMCA

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