Swimming Technique April 2020 – The Best of Dryland Training

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In this issue of Swimming Technique, beat your out-of-the-pool blues by diving into as many of J.R. Rosania’s best Dryland Training exercise series as you can, all demonstrated by Noriko Inada– but be sure to read about the three dryland swim sins first!  Also featured is Pushing Through The Pain, which discusses how athletes can be twice as likely to develop an opioid addiction compared to non-athletes, and how it can have disastrous, if not tragic consequences on a body, a career, and a life; Discover three scenarios most high school coaches find themselves in while coaching their best athletes; and a Special Sets session with Cheshire YMCA and Sea Dog Swim Club’s Coach Sean Farrell.


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April 2020 Issue

8 | PUSHING THROUGH THE PAIN
by Jane Ehret
Athletes are twice as likely to develop an opioid addiction compared to non-athletes. Here are the horrifying facts about exposing athletes to prescription opioids (painkillers) and subsequent life-threatening disease that ensues.

12 | COACHING YOUR BEST ATHLETE
by Michael J. Stott
Here are three scenarios in which most high school coaches find themselves: the coach with no USA swimmers, the coach with “some” USA swimmers and the coach with 55% USA swimmers.

16 | THREE SWIMMING DRYLAND SINS
by Justin Huynh
From intelligent coaches to the Internet forum, old school misconceived ideas about dryland training that are not even factually correct are still supported today.

BEST OF DRYSIDE TRAINING
by J.R. Rosania

19 | HAPPY NEW “YOU”!

20 | STROKE & DISTANCE STRENGTH SERIES: DISTANCE FREESTYLE

21 | STROKE & DISTANCE STRENGTH SERIES: SPRINT FREESTYLE

22 | STROKE & DISTANCE STRENGTH SERIES: INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY

23 | STROKE & DISTANCE STRENGTH SERIES: MID-DISTANCE FREESTYLE

24 | STROKE & DISTANCE STRENGTH SERIES: “FREE SPEED”—BETTER STARTS AND TURNS

25 | WET-LAND TRAINING

26 | FIT AND FAST FOR SUMMER

27 | MULTI-MUSCLE MOVEMENT EXERCISES

28 | CHAMPIONSHIP SPEED

29 | EXERCISE EQUIPMENT SERIES—STRETCH CORDS

30 | EXERCISE EQUIPMENT SERIES—DUMBBELLS

31 | EXERCISE EQUIPMENT SERIES— TRX SUSPENSION STRAPS

32 | EXERCISE EQUIPMENT SERIES—MEDICINE BALL AND CABLE EXERCISES

33 | EXERCISE EQUIPMENT SERIES—MULTI-EQUIPMENT PROGRAM FOR STRENGTH & POWER

34 | SPECIAL SETS: TRAINING FOR THE 200 BUTTERFLY
by Michael J. Stott
Coach Sean Farrell’s recent success with distance flyers at the Cheshire YMCA/Sea Dog Swim Club in Connecticut results from having good athletes, a defined sense of how to train them and a philosophy focused on training the whole athlete.

37 | PARTING SHOT