Conditioning for Swimmers
A guide to land-based training
Water is a foreign environment.
Conditioning work done outside of the pool.
If done properly it will improve performance.
Strength Training + free weights
- medecine ball work
- Swiss Ball
- circuit training
- other sports
- To improve general athleticism
- fast-paced aerobic games & circuits
- team spirit
- improves body awareness
To improve balance
- body awareness
- lower back
- for streamlining
- control body position
Plymoteric training with a medicine ball – jumps & bounds
Limit/restrict movements as they work in one plane of movement
Constant resistance through-out the movement
Increase in range of motion
Contributes more to sprints & to power based strokes butterfly & breaststroke.