Kiefer Swim Shop Blog
Spreading success in swim fitness and aquatic safety.
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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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 … Read More
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 … Read More
August 2015 will be quickly upon us and all year round swimming organizations shall be clamoring to bolster their rosters with new members. For some programs, a pipeline has already been established with the summer league programs in their area. But for other teams, the opportunity to attract athletes from summer clubs has not been … Read More