On day 3, Becca Mann is back with some video footage of USRPT in action, plus her thoughts on its viability as a training strategy.
Becca Mann has now completed two days of USRPT, and has answers to some of your questions!
Bovell’s point of view training, racing, living…
Have you heard of the Head Strong Posture Trainer but are not really sure what it is, what it does, and how it can make you a faster swimmer? Watch this short video and have all of your questions answered!
October 2012, Cesar Cielo underwent surgery on both knees. The recovery was long and arduous, robbing Cesar of a quality training. Cesar had to find a way to quickly regain his leg strength while continuing to rehabilitate his knees.
Coach Edward Denny of Cal U shares a couple different holiday-themed workouts to try with your swimmers.
There are two common mistakes that many swimmers of all abilities make when performing flip turns. The first and most frequently observed is gliding into the wall, causing the swimmer to lose speed thus slowing down the flip.
Rocky Mountain Thunder Swimming’s Brent Bergstedt shares a mid-season workout geared towards expanding a swimmer’s base.
Your head position may be a major factor keeping you from becoming the best swimmer you can be.
Is your approach to competitive swimming as a coach, athlete or parent out of the mainstream? Do you think differently…outside the box? Then consider your perspective to what Coach Ray Bussard injected into the sport during his relatively short, 21-year coaching career.
Tony Gallagher from the Palatine Tiger Sharks shares an IM set that is easily to adaptable to different speeds and abilities.
Dave Hedden of the Joliet Y Jets Swim Team shares a set designed to help swimmers improve their DPS when swimming at race speed.
“As far as staffing goes, Chris looks for three main things from his assistants: 1) reliability, 2) skilled when working with the youth, and 3) capabilities for learning.”
No matter what level of swimmer you are, there is always room to improve your “feel” for the water.
“In November of 1975, the hotel convention room in Santa Ana, California was packed with young swim coaches attending USC Coach Peter Daland’s Western States Coaches Clinic. They sat eagerly, waiting to learn from experienced coaches, several of whom were among the best in the world. The 1976 Olympic year was underway…”