Dryland: Turkish Getups

by Garrett McCaffrey 2

September 16th, 2015 Club, Coach's Log, Training, Video

Our goals with dryland are pretty simple: teach swimmers how to move the body with proper posture and breath. Larry Arnold is the master at leading this kind of strength session.

This three and half minute clip shows Larry taking Phoenix Swim Club’s Sr I group through an exercise known at the Turkish Getup. He used it as a warmup but as you can see from the video the kids are working core strength, body control and, for the most part, listening skills.

Check out other SwimSwam videos featuring dryland from Larry Arnold:

Dryland Circuit with Larry Arnold

Kettlebells for Swimmers

Dryland: Running 101 with Larry Arnold

Developing Speed in Dryland

Taper Dryland

You Will Love to Hate Larry Arnold

Climbing Camelback with Larry Arnold

Warm up Starts from the Ground Up

Catching Air: Dynamic Squat Jumps

Solutions to Sore Swimmer Shoulders

If you’re interested in having Larry out to do some sessions with your club email him:[email protected] I also recommend giving him a follow on Instagram @larryarnoldgram and Twitter @wehatelarry. Anything else you need to know you can find at www.wehatelarry.com.


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Gina Rhinestone
7 years ago

Jillian Michaels & her Gal Pals do this with kettle balls . I was doing fine till that .

7 years ago

Would love to see a progress video to see when/if they’ve all gotten the hang of it.

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No one lives the sport of swimming like Garrett McCaffrey. A Division I swimmer who spent 4 years covering the sport as a journalist, now coaches club swimming and competes as a masters swimmer, Garrett truly lives the sport of swimming. After graduating from University of Missouri’s award winning journalism program …

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