In Swim Speed Workouts, 4-time Olympian, gold medalist, and triathlon world champion Sheila Taormina provides the essential swimming instruction, workouts, drills, and training plan to build all-new levels of freestyle swimming speed.Swim Speed Workouts applies the principles of Taormina’s influential swim technique book Swim Speed Secrets so swimmers and triathletes can get in the pool and get fast.
Now you can try the first two weeks of Swim Speed Workouts FREE via this free download.
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There will be no charge for the download and you will receive a unique download link that will work once and which will expire in 7 days.
For more Swim Speed articles, reader questions, drill videos, tips on swimming technique, FAQs, and favorite drills of elite swimmers, please visit the Swim Speed Series page here.
This download includes just what you need to know to demo Swim Speed Workouts for two weeks:
Introduction: How to Use This Kit, Q&A
Technique: The Pull, High-Elbow Catch Phase
Understanding Effort Levels
Horizontal Scull Drill
Week 1, Workout 1: Establish a Baseline
Week 1, Workout 2: Feel for the Water
Week 1, Workout 3: She-Ra
Week 2, Workout 1: Strength for High-Elbow Catch, Core
Week 2, Workout 2: Feel and Catch Drills
Week 2, Workout 3: She-Ra Intro to Butterfly for Strengthening Freestyle
Swim Speed Workouts is the pool version of in-home workout videos. The cards can be used by beginning to experienced swimmers or triathletes training independently of a coach, or provide easy illustrations of drills and tubing exercises for coaches to share with their swimmers.
Freestyle gone funky on you? Stuck in a rut where you can’t seem to get faster? Swim Speed Secrets could be the cure for the freestyle blues. Master swimmers and coaches at every level can learn something from this book…Both the book and [the Swim Speed Workouts] training program are outstanding.
Sheila T. is just 5’ 2 but she swims like she is 6’ 2. We still use her as a model for our swimmers today on how to swim the strokes.
With Sheila’s help, you can stop swimming for survival and start swimming like a pro.
Four-time Olympian Sheila Taormina took the lessons she taught in her recent book Swim Speed Secrets and developed a 16-week workout plan in the new Swim Speed Workouts
Sheila Taormina’s ideas on swimming have influenced me and my swim coaching more than anyone else. Her knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm are unmatched.
Sheila possesses a great depth of knowledge and passion about swimming that she has often shared with me and many other athletes.
As a lifelong coach, the four-time Olympian shares what she’s learned with clarity and authority, explaining all of the small details that go into mastering freestyle.
Sheila Taormina may be the greatest athlete in the modern Olympic era. She’s the only person I know who has made four Olympic teams in three different sports.