Training Intel

Coach’s Intel: Scott O’Reilly from Prince William Swim Club Shares His Favorite Set

Scott O’Reilly from PWSC shares a set that focuses on maintaining stroke rate and leg conditioning. (Photo: Tim Binning,

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Coach’s Intel: Lucy McLaughlin of Streamliner Aquatics Shares a Drill-Based Workout

Lucy McLaughlin from Streamliner Aquatics throws down a drill-based workout. (Photo credit: Tim Binning,

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Coach’s Intel: YHubFins Head Coach Corey Coon-Cassily Shows How to Make the Most of Your Pool Space

YHubFins Head Coach Corey Coon-Cassily shows you how to make the most of limited pool space in this morning’s Coach’s Intel. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, The


Coach’s Intel: Alex Keyser of Asbury University Shares a Swim/Dryland Combo

Alex Keyser of Asbury University shares a swim/dryland set that he uses with his swimmers. (Photo credit: Tim Binning,

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Coach’s Intel: Tide Swimming’s Josh Fulton Drops a Mid-Season Stroke Specific Workout

Tide Swimming’s Josh Fulton drops a stroke specific mid-season set. (Photo: Tim Binning, The

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Anthony Ervin uses the Dryland Cord to Prepare & Train

Olympic gold medalist, Anthony Ervin, knows that stretching is a very important part of training. Following a routine increases flexibility and range of motion which increases performance ability and limits the chances of injury. (Image courtesy of FINIS)


Coach’s Intel: Edward Denny of Cal U of PA

In this morning’s Coach’s Intel, Edward Denny of Div 2 women’s program California University of PA shares a set to get your swimmers racing each other. (Photo credit: Tim Binning,

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Coach’s Intel: Oakville’s Sean Baker Unleashes a 200 Butterflyer’s Race Pace Set

Oakville Aquatics head coach Sean Baker drops a set designed for 200m butterflyers to hit race pace or faster. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Crimson Aquatics Mike Spring Shows How to Make Racing a Learned Response

Crimson Aquatics (Andover) head coach Mike Spring shows how to make racing a learned experience with this workout. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

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Coach’s Intel: Building IM Transition Speed with BYU’s John Brooks

Brigham Young University swimming head coach John Brooks shares a set to help build speed when transitioning from one stroke to the next in IM. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Coach’s Intel: Swim Dogs Sprint Set

In today’s Coach’s Intel, Swim Dogs head coach Mark Johnston shows you how to develop speed for your 100 yard-or-meter races.


Coach’s Intel: Crimson Aquatics Distance Set

Here is a distance practice courtesy of Kyle Schack. He is the head coach & High Performance Coach at Crimson Aquatics, which is also the home of open water swimmer Olympian Alex Meyer. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


The Training and Development of Alicia Coutts

Alicia Coutts was Australian the darling of the Olympics in London winning five medals; gold in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay, silver in the 200 IM, 4 x 100 medley relay and 4 x 200 freestyle relay and bronze in the 100 butterfly (photo credit Swimming Australia / Delly Carr)


Exclusive Video: Tom Shields 200 Butterfly Underwater Breakdown

Shield breakdown by 25s, above and below the water coverage (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Zooming in the Pool

The use of short blade fins, such as FINIS Zoomers, can help an athlete train smarter in the pool. How? We provide a couple of examples that highlight the advantages of Zoomer training.

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