If you've got a stable of distance swimmers, you need to be a great distance coach. If you've got a stable of sprinters, you need to be a great sprint coach.
Learning from watching -- especially Alexander Popov and Gennadi Touretski.
What do people not know about Ryan Lochte & Caeleb Dressel? When Lochte walks out as part of an 800 Free Relay he's always the shortest. When Dressel walks out as part of a 400 Free Relay, he's always the shortest. They can both dunk a basketball. They both make practice more challenging.
What happened in 2017? Why the blip in performance from Caeleb?
Here is a visual of the stroke rate improvements for @caelebdressel that Coach Troy referenced in this podcast.
Caeleb's times improved in 2019 after he spent 2018 figuring out how to "hold onto [the water] for longer". pic.twitter.com/KMPNxD1ikt