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Our feature story builds on the Nations Capital Swim Club’s success from the 2017. At its December NCAP Invitational, three of its male swimmers swam under 4:31 for the 500, and two females ducked under 4:45, piling up more points to win USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program for the fourth straight year.  Regarding what NCAP coaches do during the months of January and February to prepare these swimmers for the Junior National Championships in March, you get three different answers from three different coaches.  Read this issue to learn their methods.

Also included in this issue, Wayne Goldsmith talks about coaching as being one of the most wonderfully inspiring professions in the world. What other profession actually makes you feel better, more energized, more invigorated, more positive and happier by doing it?

Other stories include an analysis of the new format for the World Cup Series where the limited number of events had both a positive and negative effect on swimmers; articles on special training sets for college and age group swimmers; dryland training program to improve your starts; heart rate response during repetition training; and great photo technique tips.  All of this is available for FREE for a limited time if you download NOW!

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Swimming Technique Feature Stories

10 | CHANGE A LIFE…BECOME A COACH; CHANGE THE NATION… COACH THE COACHES

by Wayne Goldsmith

Coaching is one of the most wonderfully inspiring professions in the world. What other profession actually makes you feel better, more energized, more invigorated, more positive and happier by doing it?

13 | DRYSIDE TRAINING: BUILDING STRONGER LEGS

by J.R. Rosania

Looking for better starts, turns and race finishes? Well, look no further than better leg strength and power. Stronger legs will get you off the walls faster and with more speed and distance.

16 | HEART RATE RESPONSE DURING REPETITION SWIMMING

by Curtis S. Goss, Joel T. Greenshields, Chris L. Brammer, Kosuke Kojima, Brian V. Wright and Joel M. Stager

Since the mid- to late-1960s, the majority of pool time spent during competitive swim training can be described as some variation of “interval training.” In today’s modern training paradigm, coaches commonly use heart rate (HR) “zones” to communicate and prescribe the intensity at which interval training sets are to be performed by

18 | AN ANALYSIS OF THE NEW FORMAT FOR THE 2017 WORLD CUP SERIES (BASED ON KATINKA HOSSZU’S RACING EXPERIENCE)

by Svetlana Karpeeva

On May 30 last year, FINA announced a new format for the 2017 FINA/airweave World Cup series. The new rules stated that swimmers were limited to compete only in four individual events  per one leg.

22 | NATION’S CAPITAL SWIM CLUB: TRAINING FOR NCSA JUNIOR  NATIONALS

by Michael J. Stott

As 2017 drew to a close, Nation’s Capital Swim Club added a coda to what was already a stellar season.  At its December NCAP Invitational, three of its male swimmers swam under 4:31 for the 500, and two females ducked under 4:45, piling up more points to win USA Swimming’s Club Excellence program for the fourth straight year.

26 | SPECIAL SETS: BEELINE TO SUCCESS

by Michael J. Stott

In March at the NAIA Championships in Columbus, Ga., the Savannah College of Art and Design (Ga.) women finished first, reprising their 2016 title, while the men placed second for the third straight year. As has been the case in recent times, the Bees qualified a full roster for this year’s ultimate meet…

36 | EARLY-SEASON SETS FOR 11-12 AGE GROUP SWIMMERS

by Michael J. Stott

Just as teachers incorporate some review into a new school year in the fall, so do age group coaches as they, too, begin a new season and prepare their swimmers for improvement that will come from physical maturation and another year of training.

TECHNIQUE TIPS

08 | CAELEB DRESSEL – FREESTYLEv

14 | LILLY KING – BREASTSTROKE

27 | HUGO GONZALES – BACKSTROKE START

38 | JOHN SHEBAT – BACKSTROKE

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