With World Championships and Pan American Games both on the horizon, that means one thing for elite athletes: taper time.
Less than a week out from Andrew leaving for the World Champs training camp in Singapore, we caught him on a normal training day.
The main WUG group included John Shebat, Austin Katz, Dean Farris, Tate Jackson, Jeff Newkirk, and Townley Haas (World Champs)
There are hundreds of philosophies on how to optimally train a swimmer in the pool. There might be more theories on how best to train them outside the pool.
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Depending on your kicking proficiency, interval bases ranged from 1:45-1:30. The exception: Zane Grothe, who did it all straight through on a 1:25 base.
this gives us perspective on just how much swim fans were spoiled by Phelps’ dominance and skill in his pet event.
While in Bloomington, SwimSwam sat down with IU head coach Ray Looze to ask about how IU would integrate their new coaches into the already successful culture.
We went to go film their practice the day after the meet, admittedly expecting to get more of a laid back, recovery type of practice. Lucky for us, Indiana doesn’t really do “that kind of thing”.
We’ve all been in the place after your spring taper meet, but either before or during spring break. One day you could have the best practice of your career, going in-practice (or even lifetime) bests from a push, and the next day you could feel like you were hit by a bus that untaught you how to swim. That’s where we are for this practice with the Clippers.
When I came to a cardinal practice on Friday April 26, the team was right in the middle of their finals. Rest assured, they were grinding as hard in the pool as they were outside of it
This workout was written for Paige Madden, who in preparation for World University Games this summer, didn’t take significant time off after a breakout NCAA’s.
The TYR Derby Pro Swim isn’t just a swim meet – it’s a swimming experience.
Training sprinters to be as fast as they possibly can comes in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and philosophies. For UVA head coach Todd DeSorbo, it means going as fast as you can. All the time.
As reported late last year, Jack Conger is now training with Todd DeSorbo in Charlottesville. Since hearing of the news, I think most swim fans have wanted to see what that looks like from a training perspective.
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