Archive for Drills

  1. Swimming Games Relay Mashups

    As a coach, I write my workouts in advance, looking at the week as a whole. By looking at my week and reviewing my group’s focus sets, sometimes I can swap out a set for a relay. Occasionally, I can even make the relay the main set. This can be useful as well as fun. […]

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  2. Swimming Games for Swim Teams

    The ability to get off the starting blocks efficiently and quickly is a common goal for all swimmers. Redundant ‘take your mark, go!’ can get old fast, but it is a necessary skill to practice, so why not find a way to make it fun? Turning a drill into a game takes the tedium out […]

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  3. Swimming Games for Fun and Gains

    As a coach, swimmer, and parent, I don’t always agree with the idea that practices need to be all work and no play. Play is a healthy expression for kids, and the willingness of a coach to make practice fun and challenging shows great character. So, how do we leap outside the box of Marco […]

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  4. Bilateral Breathing

    Learn about Bilateral Breathing and find out how using this technique can make you a faster, more efficient swimmer.

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  5. Hey swimmers, have we got a new piece of training gear for you! Kiefer is excited to add the Kiefer Core Kickboard to our lineup of quality kickboards. Trust us – this board is different. And might I personally say, better than anything else out there.

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