Understanding Stroke Cycles and Stroke Tempo

Understanding Stroke Cycles and Stroke Tempo

“You must understand this because this is what swimming’s all about.” Bob Gillett makes no bones about it. A specific cycle with a certain tempo is going to count for the majority of overall time. Stroke Cycle = one complete stroke; for Free/Back...
Simple Science Based Taper Tips

Simple Science Based Taper Tips

Tapering is the final training phase of a coaches seasonal plan. We all know that taper can be a dilly of a pickle. How long do you taper for? Do you taper differently being a sprinter vs. being a distance swimmer? How do you manage the tapering of intensity vs. the...