FINIS Set of the Week: Bilateral Breathing

Set of the Week is courtesy of FINIS, a SwimSwam partner.

This week’s set of the week comes from Coach Alyce Ooi,
passionate triathlon swim coach at and SwimSmooth certified coach.

Bilateral breathing is a fundamental skill to achieve good alignment and symmetry.

Warm up
1) 100 pull buoy
2) 100 torpedo kick
3) 100 freestyle

2×150 buoy & freestyle paddle on Right, breathe Left; vice versa
3×100 Fins & f/s paddle:
1) 100 f/s paddle on R, breathe L
2) 100 f/s paddle on L, breathe R
3) 100 f/s paddle both on, breathe every 3 strokes
Repeat 3×100 set for another 2 times

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Set of the Week is courtesy of FINIS, Inc., a SwimSwam partner.

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Corn Pop
1 year ago

Why not just breathe it all bilateral?

Reply to  Corn Pop
1 year ago

Seems like it will help over create feelings on a weak side, perhaps is should emphasize weak side breathing if there is one.