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FINIS Tip of the Week: DPS - Freestyle Recovery

Welcome to the “Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore every month with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or ma...

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FINIS Tip of the Week: Guided Breathing

Welcome to the “Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore every month with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or ma...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Backstroke Head And Body Position

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Staying Steady In Your Streamline

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Freestyle Catch Hand Entry

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Descend And Hold Kick Pace

Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is a kick set that has longer kick/swim active recovery that alternates with sets of shorter kicks that work on descending and holding kick intensity: 400 as 150 kick/50 sw smooth 6 x 100 kick, desc 1-3, 4...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Putting The Catch Together

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Backstroke Posture

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Find The Perfect Start

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Breaststroke Breath

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Backstroke Body Position Progression

Welcome to the “Tip of the Week”. Swimming World will be bringing you a drill, concept, or tip that you can implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters), Drill Of The Week excerpts ar...

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Long And Strong Breaststroke

Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is a breaststroke set to work on lengthening out the stroke before getting down to some pace work. 2 Rounds:      250 breaststroke as 150 smooth/100 fast      3 x 100 as 25 drill/75 build breaststroke     ...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Breaststroke Kick On Your Back

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Feet First Sculling

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: IM Or Main Stroke Endurance

Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is designed to help develop endurance for your stroke and IM athletes: 2 Rounds: 2 x 225’s as 50 stroke/25 free on 3:10 4 x 125’s as 25 drill/25 stroke/25 fast stroke/50 fast kick on 2:00 ...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Sailboat Drill

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: High Volume IM Set

Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is a high volume IM set. 4 Rounds IMO:      2 x 250 (200 IM w/ floating 100 of stroke)      3 x 150 as:          #1-50 stroke strong/100 choice          #2-100 stroke strong/50 choice          #3-150 as fl...

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Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Going For Distance

Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is a distance focused set that tops out just over 4,500 yards. The set alternates between shorter pull work and straight forward descend work. Keep the intervals on the 6 x 200, 4 x 250, and 2 x 300 on an ...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Spin Drill

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...

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FINIS Tip Of The Week: Backstroke Starts

Welcome to the “FINIS Tip of the Week.” Swimming World will be bringing you a topic that we’ll explore with drills and concepts for you to implement with your team on a regular basis. While certain weeks may be more appropriate for specific levels of swimming (club, high school, college, or masters)...