SDM Goal Setting!

September 25, 2018

Setting goals can help create a long-term vision and give purpose and meaning to your daily workouts. Starting this month, we are beginning to set and track swimming goals as a team. We have created a group spreadsheet where swimmers can track and update goals and coaches can communicate and help swimmers with their goals. Adding  goals to the spreadsheet: 1. Duplicate an existing tab by right-click and select ‘duplicate’….

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Critical Swim Speed Test RESULTS!

June 14, 2018

June 2018 We have the results of our beginning of summer CSS Test! The Critical Swim Speed test is a great measure of swimming performance and will help tailor interval workouts to improve your overall speed! This test will help identify where your lactate threshold is and allow you to train to your abilities, which will overtime and good training sessions increase. More Information on CSS Testing Results of June…

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Underwater Filming!

August 17, 2017

Saturday August 19, 2017 Our own Russ Walter has generously offered to do some underwater filming! Come to practice this Saturday at 6am to have a good workout and some underwater filming done! Come and SEE what you are missing! 3 Reasons To Film your Swim 1.  See weaknesses in your stroke. This is the primary reason most seek out coaching and video analysis. If you can see something you…

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Early Vertical Forearm

April 22, 2014

EVF is an acronym for Early Vertical Forearm.  It is a technique the enables the swimmer to get the most out of their catch phase of the stroke and get the most power and propulsion from each arm pull.  As the name suggests, it involves the hand entering the water and keeping the elbow high in the water such that the hand moves directly below the elbow with the forearm…

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How to do a Flip Turn

Swimming in a pool is great, but when you start swimming, eventually you will encounter a wall.  (Which is another great reason to try out open water swimming)  The most efficient way to keep swimming is to do a flip turn rather than doing an open turn or stopping completely. If you are uncomfortable with flip turns, you really should learn how to do them starting from the very basics….

March 31, 2014
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