Backstroke - Shoulder Recovery

By Glenn Mills to Backstroke | 6 days ago

Over a decade ago as we were starting the Drill of the Week, we published a drill called Shoulder Pop. It's great that's still so valid, and here's some advanced views on that.


Swimming Workout of the Week - August 8, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | 12 days ago

Continuing our recent theme of "same-sendoff" practices, here's another option for when a group is uncoached.


Breaststroke - Flip Turns With No Pushoff

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | 14 days ago

Nearly 7 years ago, we published a drill that showed breaststrokers using flip turns and no underwater pull to better simulate long course training in a short course pool. Here's another level to that.


Swimming Workout of the Week - August 1, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | 19 days ago

When coaches are away at big meets and non-meet swimmers are practicing on their own, here's a set that will keep everyone on the same sendoff.


Breaststroke - Sneaky Extension Practice

By Glenn Mills to Breaststroke | 21 days ago

One of the most important aspects of a great breaststroke will be the extended position underwater. Here's a little bit of a sneaky way to get your swimmers to practice this.


Swimming Workout of the Week - July 25, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | 26 days ago

While Coach is away at championships, here's a swim workout that will keep the entire team on the same sendoff, yet working at their usual level.


Freestyle - Disappear Behind Your Hand

By Glenn Mills to Freestyle | 28 days ago

Keeping your body narrow on freestyle makes hydrodynamic sense, but how narrow IS narrow?


Swimming Workout of the Week - July 11, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jul 14, 2014 12:10AM

This week's set offers a fun way to train for the 200 or 400 IM.


Swimming Workout of the Week - July 4, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jul 04, 2014 12:00AM

Having a little fun on Independence Day.


Swimming Workout of the Week - June 28, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jun 29, 2014 03:48PM

Getting swimmers out of their comfort zones this week.


Swimming Workout of the Week - June 21, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jun 23, 2014 07:38PM

Freestyle set this week, with a chance to use paddles of different sizes.


Main Set Monday -- Birthday Butterfly

By Barbara Hummel to Bronze (Learning) | Jun 23, 2014 04:50PM

This one's for Reemi, who asked us to create a butterfly set for her birthday swim.


Set The Limits

By Glenn Mills to Motivational Articles | Jun 18, 2014 06:06AM

How do you know when what you're doing in practice is unproductive? When is working harder, just not doing what you want it to do in the long run? Here are a couple ideas that can help.


Swimming Workout of the Week - June 13, 2014

By Barbara Hummel to Set of the Week | Jun 15, 2014 07:35PM

A simple set for distance swimmers this week.

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