Swim training

Pulse Swim Training Sessions

Pulse Triathlon Club currently provides four swim training sessions:

  • Tuesdays, 8:15 – 9:45pm, at Balrothery Swimming Pool, Tallaght,
  • Thursdays, 6:15 – 7:45am, at Westpark Fitness, Tallaght,
  • Thursdays, 8:00 – 9:30pm, at Belvedere College,
  • Fridays, 7:00 – 8:30pm, at Westpark Fitness, Tallaght.

Check out the Training Calender for maps and other details. All sessions are coached and you can book into a session at any time via Front Desk. Contact swim@pulsetri.com for any queries.

DIY Swimming

Below is a suggested sample swim workout if you wish to get in some of your own practice. Lane 1 is aimed at those hoping to improve technique and lanes 2 and 3 are aimed at working on technique but also building up some speed and endurance.

Lane 3:

Lane 2:

Lane 1:

W/up:200m free, 100m back, 100m kick.200m as 40m kick+40m back. W/up:200m free, 100m back, 40m kick.200m as 40m kick+40m back. W/up:160m free, 80m back,40m kick40m back 40m kick with boards.
Drills: 300m100m single arm100m breathing every 7/5/3/5/7.100m as 20m easy 20m fast. Drills: 300m100m single arm100m breathing every 7/5/3/5/7.100m as 20m easy 20m fast. Drills: 200m100m single arm100m breathing every 7/5/3/5/7.
Main set: 1000m3x100m on 2:103x100m on 2:052x100m on 2:002x100m on 1:55 Main set: 900m3x100m on 2:303x100m on 2:253x100m on 2:15 Main set: 800m3x100m on 3:003x100m on 2:552x100m in 2:50
Cool down:100m easyThen, 260m as half length underwater, half length running hands on head!40m easy. Cool Down:200m Pull with buoys40m easy Cool Down:100m kick100m easy.

And Finally….

Here are just two of many videos available on line which might help you improve your technique…….but nothing will improve unless you practice, practice, practice….!


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