He’s just correlated his training speeds to race performance. How it should be. It needs to line up. training pace to race performance and race performance to training.
We use the below to establish training pace
n x 25 are 1/2 of 1st 50 of 100
n x 50 use 2 second 50 of 100 (done with longer rest than USRPT would like)
n x 50 use average of 50s 2, 3, & 4 in the 200
n x 100 use average of 100s 2, 3, & 4 in the 400/500
couple of variations we’ve used:
* n x 100 use 2nd 100 of 200, works with kids that may not swim 400/500
n x 75 at ” * n x 100″ pace from above, works for those that may struggle with 100s and use with breaststrokers and flyers, they seem to carry better speed and skill.
The funny (in a good way) thing about using race to training and vice versa is the kids start to catch on and realize that every time they go a best time that training speeds have to get faster.
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