IM with Fly Underwater Kicking Focus

Chris Brookover, YBCC Phoenix

This one is simple and could be changed around but it turned out really well. The fly 25’s turned out to be more of a kick set than swim.

A+ had 1:20 Base for the IM, A had 1:25 and B 1:30

6 x 25 @ :35 Fly – Minimum FIVE Kicks

4 x 100 @ 1:20 –  25 FR / 25 BK / 25 BR / 25 FR

Rest :40

6 x 25 @ :35 Fly – Minimum FIVE Kicks

Rest 1:00

8 x 25 @ :40 Fly – Minimum SIX Kicks

3 x 200 @ 2:40 50 FR / 50 BK / 50 BR / 50 FR

Rest :40

8 x 25 @ :40 Fly – Minimum SIX Kicks

Rest :40

10 x 25 Fly @ :45 Minimum EIGHT Kicks

2 x 300 IM @ 4:00 75 Free / 75 Back / 75 Breast / 75 Free

10 x 25 Fly @ :45 Minimum EIGHT Kicks

Rest :30

12 x 25 Fly @ :50 Minimum NINE Kicks

1 x 400 IM @ 5:15 100 FR / 100 BK / 100 BR / 100 FR

12 x 25 @ :35 EZ FREE

 

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Aerobic IM Sandwich with Coach Chris Brookover

Chris Brookover, YBCC Phoenix

Warm Up
1 x 400 @ 6:00 Loosen\
4 x 50 @ :45 Drill w/ Forearm Fulcrums
4 x 100 @ 1:30 Descend 1 4

Anaerobic – In Groups off the Blocks:
6 x 75 @ 4:30 – [Two in a Row The Same IM is Two Fly/Btk/BR, Two BK/BR/FR]

Aerobic
3 x 300 @ 4:00 Free
3 x 300 @ 4:30 IM [100 Back / 100 Breast / 100 Free]
3 x 150 @ 2:00 Free
3 x 150 @ 2:15 IM [50 Back / 50 Breast / 50 Free]
3 x 150 @ 2:45 Kick – Choice – Same per 150 [ :55 Base]
3 x 75 @ 1:00 Free
3 x 75 @ 1:05 IM [ 25 BK / 25 BR/ 25 _tatfFR]6t593r8dws
3 x 75 @ 1:20 Kick Choice [ :53.5 Base]

Kicking:
4 X
6 x 25 @ :25
Rest :40

Swim Down
4 x 75 @ 1:30
3 x 50 @ 1:00

 

Free and Stroke with the YBCC Phoenix

Chris Brookover, YBCC Phoenix

10 pounds of stuff in a 5-pound bag.

Fall 2018 Warm Up

1 x 400 @ 6:00  Loosen

4 x 50 @ :45 Drill w/ Forearm Fulcrums

4 x 100 @ 1:30 Descend 1 – 4

Aerobic

#A+

1 x 600 @ 8:00

1 x 500 @ 6:30

1 x 50 EZ Back @  2:30

1 x 400 @ 5:00

1 x 300 @ 3:40

1 x 50 EZ Back @  2:20

1 x 200 @ 2:25

1 x 100 @ 1:10

#A

1 x 600 @ 8:15

1 x 500 @ 6:45

1 x 50 EZ Back @  2:30

1 x 400 @ 5:15

1 x 300 @ 3:50

1 x 50 EZ Back @  1:55

1 x 200 @ 2:30

#B

1 x 600 @ 8:30

1 x 500 @ 7:00

1 x 50 EZ Back @  2:30

1 x 400 @ 5:30

1 x 300 @ 4:00

1 x 50 EZ Back @  2:30

1 x 200 @ 2:35

Kicking:

#A

3 x 200 @ 3:20 Kicking W/ Fins

3 X

6 x 25 @ :25

Rest :30

#B

3 x 200 @ 3:30 Kicking W/ Fins

3 X

5 x 25 @ :30

Rest :30

Stroke – Perfect Technique – Intervals not that hard – thus you can think.

#Back

6 x 100 @ 2:00 W/ Fins & Fulcrums

6 x 100 @ 1:45 Back Swim – Build Each – Best Average

6 x 50 @ 1:15 Cup Head Drill Back Stroke

6 x 50 @ :50 Back Swim [2nd 25 Faster / Minumum 5 Kicks off wall]

6 x 25 @ :50 Spin Drill Backstroke

2 X

6 x 25 @ :45 Back Swim – All Out Sprint

Rest :30

#Breast

6 x 100 @ 2:00 Breast 4 Kick / 1 Pull – Double Pull Outs

5 x 100 @ 2:00 Breast Swim – Build Each – Best Average

6 x 50 @ 1:10 Free Kick no Board – Triple Pull Outs

6 x 50 @ :55 Breast Swim [2nd 25 Faster / Minumum 5 Kicks off wall]

6 x 25 @ :50 Spin Drill Breaststroke – [Breast Pull / Free Kick – Not Swim]

2 X

6 x 25 @ :45 Breast Swim – All Out Sprint

#Fly

6 x 100 @ 1:45 – Fly Kick On Back w/ Fins

8 x 25 @ :40 Swim Fly [Boys 6 Kicks 5 Strokes, Girls 6 Kicks 7 Strokes]

Rest :40

8 x 25 @ :40 Swim Fly [Boys 5 Kicks 6 Strokes, Girls 5 Kicks 8 Strokes]

6 x 100 @ 2:00 – Fly Kick Underwater – Streamline Position

8 x 25 @ :45 Swim Fly Fast – Horsehoe Finish

1 x 100 @ 3:00 EZ Free

8 x 25 @ :50 Swim Fly Fast

Swim Down

4 x 75 @ 1:30

3 x 50 @ 1:00

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Fly Plus No-Fly IM with Coach Chris Brookover

Chris Brookover
YBCC Phoenix – Head Coach
Director of Competitive Swimming 

I read yesterday that Paul Yetter does not like to do Fly in IM sets.
I agree, breaking stroke kills me. Here is a set that can accomplish both.

4 x 25 Fly @:45
3 x 300 IM @ 4:00 (100 BK, BR, FR)
8 x 25 Fly @ :45
4 x 225 IM @ 3:00 (75 BK, BR, FR)
12 x 25 Fly @:45
5 x 150 IM @ 2:00 (50 BK, BR, FR)
16 x 25 Fly @:45
6 x 75 IM @ 1:00 (25 BK, BR, FR)
4000 yds   70 min.

 

Breaststroke and Backstroke with Coach Brookover

Chris Brookover
YBCC Phoenix – Head Coach
Director of Competitive Swimming 

Another set that turned out really well.

Breast
1×400 3kick 1 pull @ 5:30
3 x 8 x 25 @:40 Drill
1- 3 second 7 squeeze
2- Brst pull / Free Kick
3- Catch isolation
6×150
75 FR @ 1:10  75 Brst @ 1:30
6×125
75 FR @ 1:05 50 Brst @ :55
6×100
75 FR @ 1:00 25 Brst @:25
BACK
1X500 KICK @ 7:00
3 x 8 x 25 @:40 Drill
1- 6 SECOND SIDE TO SIDE
2- R ARM,  L ARM
3- SPIN DRILL
6×150
75 FR @ 1:10  75 BK @ 1:20
6×125
75 FR @ 1:05 50 BK @ :50
6×100
75 FR @ 1:00 25 BK @ :25

Snake Fly plus Back-Breast-Free with Coach Chris Brookover

Chris Brookover
YBCC Phoenix – Head Coach
Director of Competitive Swimming
ybccswimming.org

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Snake Fly – Use all 6 lanes
3 x 3 x 150
Each set of 3 is comprised:
#1 – Fly/Free by 25’s @ 2:00
#2 – 50 Fly 25 Free @ 2:15
#3 – All Fly @ 2:30
 ———————-
Bk/Br/Fr Set
2x through the set below…
1st   75 = 50 Bk / 25 Br
        125 = 25 Fr/50 Bk/ 25 Br / 25 Fr
2nd  75 = 50 Br/ 25 Fr
         125 = 25 Fr / 25 Bk / 50 Br/ 25 Fr
6 × 75 @ 1:00 / 1:05
1 × 125 @ 1:45 / 1:50
4 × 75 @ 1:00 / 1:05
2 × 125 @ 1:45 / 1:50
2 × 75 @ 1:00 / 1:05
4 × 125 @ 1:45 / 1:50
R: 1:40

Above  2 X
1st   75 = 50 Bk / 25 Br
        125 = 25 Fr/50 Bk/ 25 Br / 25 Fr
2nd  75 = 50 Br/ 25 Fr
         125 = 25 Fr / 25 Bk / 50 Br/ 25 Fr
 

Set to Perfect Your Finishes

Chris Brookover
Director – Competitive Swimming

YBCC Phoenix Swimming – Head Swim Coach

This is really short, and I am sure somebody has done it, I was just very surprised at the huge effort my kids gave yesterday at the end of practice. Best way I have found to work finishes yet.
10 x 50 @ 1:00
Broken: 37 ½ Build on :30 , 12 ½ Fastest finish possible at :30

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Swimming Fast Under Fatigue with Coach Chris Brookover

Chris Brookover – Head Coach
YBCC Phoenix
YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties
 
This set worked out very well the other day. Kids were exhausted.

2 x 150 @ 2:00 – 1 X 50 @ 1:00
3 x 150 @ 1:55 – 1 X 50 @ 1:05
4 x 150 @ 1:50 –  1 X 50 @ 1:10
5 X 150 @ 1:45 –  1 X 50 @ 1:15
42 Minute get tired and then try to swim fast.

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