How do we get faster when we use fewer strokes?

The main set was 20x 100m. The intention of this set was to see how my stroke and time was affected as I moved into faster and faster tempos- this is still only my 3rd experience with a TT and I need to gather data on how I swim at different levels. Once I get some real numbers on where I am at currently, I can compare that to where I want to be, knowing precisely what numbers I must be able to hold in order to do it.

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Torso Trumps the Shoulder

The point of today’s longer swims was to experiment with the Tempo Trainer and see how my body and brain responded to a more extended tempo constraint. I am also just gathering data on how various tempos affect my stroke and SPL and times- from these experiments, I hope to design very specific sets with very specific focus and tempo guidelines to help me reach my speed goals.

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