A challenging IM aerobic session written by my fellow Gothenburg Sim coach
Claire Bear Stare (General Aerobic Session)
An aerobic session that moves between freestyle, IM, and "B Strokes"
The Limerick Masters Set
An aerobic frontcrawl session I swam with some members of the Limerick Masters swimming club.
General Aerobic Session 2 (Freestyle + some speed)
An aerobic session that uses mostly freestyle. It also incorporates some speedwork.
A simple anaerobic session I use at the beginning of a season or with Junior swimmers when introducing them to anaerobic work
A good warm-up is especially imporant for this session. I will have anywhere between 800-900m done before I start. Some recommend doing up to 1000m as a warm-up, but unfortunately I usually don't have that kind of time. This session is meant to be flat out speed wise. The first 100 is to be the... Continue Reading →
Build up that Fly
I usually take this as a handy A1 session, of course a bit of intensity can be added to get more of a work out. This can be adapted for all four strokes by substituting the one armed fly with another drill. warm-up 150m Fc, 150m Bc, 100m pull, 100m kick, 100m swim main... Continue Reading →
Pyramid Down, Build Up
This is a nice main set that gets in a bit of mileage in without being boring. The times given are for my A2 or 80% days, sometimes I'll make this an AT by reducing the rests by 5 seconds on both the 50s and 100s. Before this main set I would normally have about... Continue Reading →
Ye Olde Pyramid
Pyramids are classics in swimming, this is a FC one, but when we're feeling adventurous it makes a sweet little IM set. These are all run back to back with no rest inbetween and after a warm up. 1x400m off 5:45 target time 5:15 2x200m off 2:55 target time 2:35-2:40 4x100m off 1:25 target time... Continue Reading →