Mikes advice on how to improve your body position in the water.
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 →
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 →
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 →
How to execute a freestyle turn and why you should work on it.