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Triathlon Coaching with TOWER 26- Be Race Ready Podcast

Triathlon Swimming with TOWER 26 was created by Triathlon's go-to swim expert coach, Gerry Rodrigues, and USAT Certified Coach/Professional Triathlete, Jim Lubinski. These podcasts will help triathletes get the most return out of their swim preparation by covering all the essential topics and ingredients that are necessary to make triathletes better and safer swimmers. Through Gerry's countless years of coaching thousands of triathletes and Jim's racing/training/coaching experience, the two will take on all topics relevant to triathlon swimming.
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May 18, 2016

Episode #9 addresses kicking and whether or not it is a pro or a con for the triathlete.  Gerry and Jim cover who should be kicking, how kicking should be practiced and performed, and why certain coaches may have different philosophies on the kick.

After the topic of the episode is covered the Workout of the Episode is given, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed.

To ask questions to be answered ON-AIR, tweet @Tower_26 or email the show at gerry@tower26.com.  To listen to the show, subscribe to the TOWER 26 newsletter, read the Tower 26 blog, or to see what Tower 26 is up to, go to www.TOWER26.com.

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Thanks to Tom Hiel for the Intro/Outro music.

#WOE(Workout of the Episode)- Adjust times/distances depending on ability level

Warm up
900 of (100 free/25 non free/25 kick) x 6


Warm up
12 X 75 (25 fly kick on your back/25 fly swim/25 free) @ 1:10


Main set
2 X 800 @ 2:00 rest (pace line: each person leads a 100. When leading you're going fast and sighting 2x/length. Draftees sit immediately on the feet, sighting 1x/length. Leader stops at end of 100 on right side of lane; 2nd person becomes new leader; former leader hops to the back becoming the 2nd draftee, rotate through all in pace line).

4 X 400 @ :60 rest
Odd 400s ez pull with buoy and snorkel and paddles if desired.
Even 400s same as 800 pace line but switch by 50. Gotta go FAST when leading.

12 X 100 @ 1:30 paceline. New leader each 100. Leader goes fast sighting 2x/25. Draftees tries being as comfortable as possible sighting 1x/25. Every 4th 100 is ez recovery.

Cool Down

 

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May 5, 2016

On Episode #8 Gerry and Jim address the equipment recommended that benefits the triathlete swimmer the most. With all of the different options out there, this episode nails down exactly what you need to help your swim and get the most out of your workouts. To find and purchase the equipment recommended go to www.TOWER26.com/programs

After Gerry and Jim discuss the equipment, the Workout of the Episode(#WOE) is given, athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed.

To ask questions to be answered On-Air Tweet the show @Tower_26 or email gerry@tower26.com. For more information on TOWER 26 go to www.tower26.com.

 

Thanks to Tom Hiel for the Intro/Outro music 

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