Practice of the Week: May 6 – 11, 2019

5-6-19
Warm Up EN1  20’ x IM mix:  

{EKTY 

{KTYE 

{TYEK 

{YEKT 

200 @ BBDPS 

200 @ 1 OB  

200 @ 2 OB 

200 @ 3OB 

 

Full stroke warm-up.  Please see BASICS if you need more explanations. 

Advanced Team, try something new, warm up flags to flags, do not touch the walls, but go through perfect turn procedure 

Kick Set  2 x {Race Board      E    Y    T    Kuw 

       {Arrow Board    E    Y    T    K    

 on 1:40 per 50     

Please see BASICS for complete explanations. 
Anaerobic Threshold EN3 

Intensity:     3 to 4 OB 

Equipment:  Hand Paddles 

35’ x {(1 x 400 w/ 30” – 45”) 

         {(2 x 200 w/20”) w/30” – 45” 

         {(4 x 100 w/15”) w/30” – 45” 

         {(8 x 50 w/10”) w/30” – 45” 

 The ¾ of ea. swim @ 4 ½ to 5 ½ OB except the 50‘s <Olbrecht>    

35 minutes of 400’s.  The maximum rest is 45”, after each, notice that the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th 400’s are broken into 200’s, 100’s, and 50”s, follow the resting intervals and maintain pace. 
VO2 max  SP 1 

Intensity:  4 ½ to 5 ½ OB 

12 x 50 on 1:30 (w/45” to 60”)  Choice of stroke, push off fast 50’s, short of breath every time. 
Sprint Set SP3  3 x (4 x 6 str on 1:20) w/50 drill of the week 

              50 

3 sets of 4 repetitions of 6 strokes all out, no breath, then EZ to the 50; after a set of 4 swim 1x 50 drill, see BASICS 
5-7-19
Warm Up EN1  15’ x IM mix:  

{EKTY 

{KTYE 

{TYEK 

{YEKT 

100 @ BBDPS 

100 @ 1 OB  

100 @ 2 OB 

100 @ 3 OB 

100 @ 4 OB 

Full stroke warm-up.  Please see BASICS if you need more explanations.  Keep adding 1 stroke until time is up, @ 4 OB restart the stroke order. 
Kick Set  1 x {Race Board      E    Y    T    Kuw 

       {Arrow Board    E    Y    T    K    

 on 1:40 per 50     

Please see BASICS for complete explanations. 
Aerobic Training EN2 

Intensity:  As specified in each swim 

Equipment:   Paddles and Fins 

48’ x {1 x 200 w/10” at 1 – 1½ OB 

         {1 x 200 w/15” at 1½ – 2 OB 

         {1 x 200 w/30” at 2 – 2½ OB  

Sets of 3x 200 descending 1 to 3, with paddles and fins, the faster you swim the more rest you get 
Prolonged Sprinting SP3  2 x {(4 x 5str.+ turn + 3 str. on 2:15)  

              75(50) + mid pool 

Swim 100 drill after each set of four sprints 

2 sets of 4 rep’s starting at 5 strokes from the wall go all out no breath 5 str. + turn + 3 strokes and then swim easy to the 75 + mid pool.  Restart on 2:15.  Go EZ to the 50 if you cannot make the sendoff. 
5-8-19
Warm Up EN1  15’ x IM mix:  

{EKTY 

{KTYE 

{TYEK 

{YEKT 

200 @ BBDPS 

100 @ 1 OB  

200 @ 2 OB 

100 @ 3 OB 

200 @ 4 OB 

Full stroke warm-up.  Please see BASICS if you need more explanations 
Aerobic Training EN2  

Intensity:  1½ to 3 OB 

Equipment:  None 

50’ x {1 x 100 w/10” 

         {1 x 200 w/15” 

         {1 x 300 w/20” 

         {1 x 400 w/25” 

 The ¾ of ea. Swim go at 3 ½ to 4 ½  <Olbrecht>          

Build a pyramid all IM, keep adding 1 – 25 of each stroke until 50 minutes are finished. 

After you swim the 400 if time is not finished, work your way back down swim: 400, 300, 200, 100, and restart until you complete the aerobic objective. 

Lactate Anaerobic Resistance SP2 

Intensity:   6 to 7 OB 

2 x (8 x 25 on 2’) w/ 200 EZ swim 

Try to swim an easy 50 between efforts 

Dive in on even # swims, push off or backstroke dive on odd # swims 

                                    

This is a very fast set; your H.R. must go to its maximum 180+.  You must get minimum 90” rest.  
Warm down  600 EZ free breathe 3, 5, 7   Do an EZ hypoxic swim to loosen down 
5-9-19
Warm Up EN1  25’ x IM mix:  

{EKTY 

{KTYE 

{TYEK 

{YEKT 

200 @ BBDPS 

200 @ 1 OB  

200 @ 2 OB 

200 @ 3 OB 

200 @ 4 OB 

Full stroke warm-up.  Please see BASICS if you need more explanations 
Kick Set  3 x {Race Board    E    Y    T    Kuw 

     {Arrow Board    E    Y    T    K    

 on 1:40 per 50     

Please see BASICS for complete explanations. 
Anaerobic Threshold EN3  

Intensity:  3 to 4 OB 

Equipment:  Paddles or fins optional 

35’ x (3 x 100 w/15”) w/30” to 45” 

The 3rd 25 in each 100 at 4½ to 5½ OB <Olbrecht> 

Swim 300’s broken in 100’s, notice the rest 30” to 45”, after 3x 100.  Maintain your pace of the 1st swim. 

In each 100, every 3rd 25 accelerate to 4½ – 5½  OB 

In Motion Speed SP3  1 x (6 x 25 on 1’) w/50 drill  

           6 str. 

Practice finishing.  3 sets of 4 repetitions; do the last 6 strokes into the wall all out, no breath.  Do 50 drill of the week after 4. 
5-10-19
Warm Up EN1  15’ x IM mix:  

{EKTY 

{KTYE 

{TYEK 

{YEKT  

100 @ BBDPS 

100 @ 1 OB  

100 @ 2 OB 

100 @ 3OB 

100 @ 4OB 

Full stroke warm-up.  Please see BASICS if you need more explanations.  Keep adding 1 stroke until time is up, @ 4 OB restart the stroke order. 
Aerobic Training EN2 

Intensity:     1 ½ to 3 OB 

42’ x 200 IM w/20”  

alternating 2nd, 3rd or 4th – 50 in ea 200 IM at 3 ½ to 4 ½ OB <Olbrecht> 

200’s IM observe the recommended resting interval, maintain pace of 1st swim; in #1 the 50K faster, in #2 the 50T in #3 the 50E and so on 
Anaerobic Threshold EN3 

Intensity:     3 to 4 OB 

Equipment:  Fins optional  

25’ x 50 w/15” to 20” Choice of Stroke  25 minutes of 50’s work the walls, turns and streamline glides, try to go on the shorter rest, maintain pace. 
Kick Set  1 x {Race Board   E    Y    T    Kuw 

     {Arrow Board   E    Y    T    K    

 on 1:40 per 50     

Please see BASICS for complete explanations. 
Warm Up EN1  20’ x IM mix:  

{EKTY 

{KTYE 

{TYEK 

{YEKT 

200 @ BBDPS 

100 @ 1 OB  

200 @ 2 OB 

100 @ 3OB 

200 @ 4OB 

Full stroke warm-up.  Please see BASICS if you need more explanations 
Aerobic Training EN 2 

Intensity:   1 ½ to 3 OB 

Equipment:  Fins 

40’ x {(3 x 100 w/15”) w/20” 

           {(2 x 50 w/15”) w/20”  

Restart until time is finished  

3x 100: 1 – E, 1 – IM, 1 – 4th best stroke 

2x 50: side kk w/fins 

Sprint Set SP3  4 x 5str on 1:30 w/50 drill 

       50 

4x 5 strokes all out, no breathe, and swim EZ to the 50.  Get ready to race. 
Lactate Anaerobic Tolerance SP2  

Intensity:     6 to 7 OB 

4 to 6 x 100 on 7’     A to B 

Swim an EZ 150 after each race 

Dive in 100’s, as fast as you can every swim.  Hardest set all week. If any swim is 5% slower than the one before, stop repeating  
Warm Down EN1  400 to 600 EZ  Continue swimming after the last 100 until H.R.< 90 
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