Swimming Ideas Podast

Swimming Ideas Podcast 003: Short Distance Skill Work

Feb. 3, 2015

You'll take from this episode a huge range of possibility for your swimming program. This technique works wonderfully for both swim lessons and for swim teams and their developmental programs. If you're working on new drills or turns, you can use this for teaching advanced swimmers!


Here is what we'll cover:






  • How to set up your pool for short distances
  • How it works during a lesson
  • What the instructor should be doing
    • How to explain what you're doing
      • Everyone goes 3x streamline + …
      • Everyone does this, rotation style
    • How to give feedback
      • Once they get to instructor
      • On the way back to start place
  • What the swimmer gets out of it
    • Walk through their individual journey
      • What are instructions
      • What should focus on
      • Attempt 1 feedback
      • Attempt 2 on return (or not)
      • What do they do while waiting for their turn
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