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Learn how to Split Your Races: 100 Freestyle at 2010 Nationals

Learn how to Split Your Races: 100 Freestyle at 2010 Nationals

The 100m Freestyle provides another example of a race where women tend to split the race more evenly when compared to men (See also 100m Backstroke vs. 100m Butterfly). Although both men and women tend to have a similar race … Continue reading

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Learn How to Split your Races Correctly: Featuring the 100 Butterfly

Learn How to Split your Races Correctly: Featuring the 100 Butterfly

Take a look at the average drop-off for the top male and female athletes in the 100 Butterfly. Now take a look at the 100 Backstroke drop-off from last week. At this point you have probably realized that the average … Continue reading

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Learn how to Split your Races Correctly

Learn how to Split your Races Correctly

Learning how to correctly pace your effort level throughout a race is one of the most important elements of any race strategy. Whether it is a 100m sprint or a much longer marathon race like Crossing Lake Tahoe, controlling your … Continue reading

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Best Ways to use the Tempo Trainer

Best Ways to use the Tempo Trainer

Listen to Kerry O’Brien describe the best ways to use the Tempo Trainer. Kerry has been the head coach of Walnut Creek Masters since 1980 and is a former United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Coach of the Year. Part 1 … Continue reading

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