Broken Swim Chart by Coach Kevin Pierce

The following is a chart I have developed for different broken swims. They go from the 50 to the 1650. There are many different ways to do broken swims. Find out which one your swimmers are most comfortable with.

DistanceBrokenTotal Rest
5025 (from dive) @ :10 rest + 25 (from push… with great finish):10
5012.5 (from dive) @ :05 rest + 25 (with fast turn) @ :10 rest + 12.5 (with
great finish)
:15
1002 x 50’s @ :10 rest:10
1004 x 25’s @ :05 rest:15
10075 @ :10 rest + 25 (work on last lap and finish):10
10050 @ :10 rest + 25 @ :05 rest + 25 (work on 3rd 25 and finish):15
10025 @ :05 rest + 50 @ :10 rest + 25 (work on middle and finish):15
2002 x 100’s @ :10 rest:10
2004 x 50’s @ :05 rest:15
200100 @ :10 rest + 50 @ :05 rest + 50:15
20050 @ :05 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 50:15
20025 @ :05 rest + 50 @ :05 rest + 50 @ :05 rest + 50 @ :05 rest + 25 (good for 200 I.M. transitions):20
4004 x 100’s @ :10 rest:30
4008 x 50’s @ :05 rest (good for 400 I.M. working on negative splitting second half of 100’s):35
40025 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 75 (good for 400 I.M. transitions):40
40050 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 50 (good for 400 I.M. transitions):40
40075 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 25 (good for 400 I.M. transitions):40
5005 x 100’s @ :10 rest:40
500200 @ :20 rest + 200 @ :20 rest + 100 (good for working “middle” and last 100):40
500200 @ :20 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 @ :10 rest + 100 (good for working 3rd and 4th 100’s of 500 free):40
165011 x 150’s @ :15 rest2:30
165016 x 100’s @ :10 rest + 1 x 502:30
1650550 @ 1:00 rest + 550 @ 1:00 rest + 5502:30

This resource was provided by Cabrini College Swimming Assistant Coach Kevin Pierce.


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