As a high school swimmer, coaches would constantly refer to the need to build an 'aerobic base' for future swimming success in college. As a coach, I heard the phrase shift from 'base' to 'capacity'. The clear sustained implication that copious amounts of 'work' were a pre-requisite to reap long-term benefits that may or may not be correlated. Only now do I understand that the aerobic capacity'is a function both of cardiorespiratory performance and the maximum ability to remove and utilize oxygen from circulating blood.'
Athletes may wake up at dawn, but swimmers are often seen finishing morning swim practice at dawn. It's not a badge or a unique sort of pride. Waking up early for pre dawn swimming workouts is a necessity born of the need for repetition and the lack of available lane space.Time is precious on so many levels when hundreths often separate a good or bad race.
Perception is knowing what you do and don’t understand - through any sense. To learn how to swim we focus on those that resonate best with our learning style. And most learners are highly visual.
In any swimming workout, sometimes you're along for the ride and other times you're just getting through. Bridging the connection at the right time can make all the difference as you find your flow.
Measuring form is the perfect place to start your training as great technique is the building block to phenomenal swimming. Like a water flowing around a rock to bend the rock to water's end - KineFusion equipment and service reflect the need to work with the water to find your own feel.