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Forearm Catch Swim Technique Set

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Warm Up (600m)

4x 100 – Strong From F/S RI 20 seconds

4x 25 –  kick RI 10 seconds

4x 25 – 12.5 hard

Main Set (900m + 400m + 800m = 2100m)

3x 300 (30 seconds between repeats)

  • 50 Scull 12.5 Swim 12.5
  • 50 Catch-up (Thumb touch)
  • 50 Single arm
  • 50 Fists or Tennis Balls
  • 100 Form Free

4x 100 IM (30 seconds between repeats)

  • Butterfly (4 strokes min)
  • Back
  • Breast
  • Free

4x 200

  • Build, faster each 50 hold form – Forearm catch))

Warm Down (200m)

4x 50 easy with 20 seconds rest.

 

 

 

Technique change is awkward, it’s expected.

By | Run, Skills & Technique, Swim, Triathlon | No Comments

Efficiency and technique are the most under rated aspects of triathlon by most age group triathletes.

When working with athletes on technique change I sometimes get the immediate feedback that what I am proposing does not feel right, it feels awkward, odd. Quite often I find the athlete dropping back to the “comfortable” technique believing good technique should feel right immediately. Read More