The Swim Brief – Talking Long Swims

Another Swim Brief Podcast with Coach Nico Messer and Coach Chris DeSantis talking about long distance training, especially longer repeats. What is it exactly? How do we define it?

Then they go through some of the best arguments they’ve heard for longer repeats but also some of the worst, including a discuss of long term development models.

Below is a PowerPoint presentation by Genadijus Sokolovas (Ph.D.) that does hold a number of interesting “facts & figures” on distance training.

Podcast Details
Episode: #8
Host: Chris DeSantis
Guest: Nico Messer

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About Chris DeSantis Coaching

There is a lot more to excellence than how you move in the pool. Your mindset determines how much you get out of a practice or a competition. Serious swimmers also know that technical skills make all the difference. Coach Chris can get you personalized workouts that deliver incredibly efficient results. You can get improvement with less time in the water and a better life out of it, keep the sport fun for kids, or take high level performance even higher.

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