FINIS Set of the Week: Specialty Training – IM Speed Work

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

This week’s set comes from McKay King, head coach of South Davis Aquatics.

This set can be tailored for any distance of IM Training. The focus here is quality – if quality in technique and transitions begins to slide, take the time to pause workout and refocus on the essentials.

4 Rounds (1=Fly, 2 =Back, 3=Breast, 4=Free)

4 x 25 Swim (Trying to hit goal pace divided by 2. Example, a goal of going a 26.0 in Butterfly split would mean one needs to go 13.0 seconds)

1 x 50 Swim (Trying to go goal split pace. Example, one needs to try go a 26.0 for the butterfly split)

1 x 50 Transtion (Transition to the next stroke FAST. Example, 25 fly/25 back)

2 minutes rest

This set can be doubled to work 400 IM pacing as well. Instead of 25’s, it would be 50’s and 100’s instead of 50’s. Keeping the number of rounds the same.

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

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