After the fast starting 200s last week I’d like to focus on finishing strongly this week.  Finishing strongly, or even putting in a burst to get into a better position mid-race, is a great skill to develop that is shown by many of the stronger swimmers.

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To help practise this we will be returning to the Jess Learmonth set from last year.  It is a set of 100s and 50s mixing swim and kick swum mainly at your 1500m race pace but with some fast 50s to finish.  The kick work is a good way of bringing on the fatigue for the end of the set ready for the fast 50s.  And doing some work on the legs is a good thing for providing a change of pace as your stroke rate will increase alongside a faster kick.

See you Saturday!