THE PURPOSE OF THIS COLUMN IS TO TALK ABOUT THE DIFFERENT WAYS AN INCREASE IN POWER CAN IMPROVE SWIM PERFORMANCE. AFTER THE DEFINITION OF POWER IS ESTABLISHED, THE DIFFERENT COMPONENTS OF A SWIM RACE THAT BENEFIT FROM INCREASED POWER OUTPUT WILL BE DISCUSSED. FINALLY, WE WILL GO OVER TRAINING METHODS.
Institute of Human Performance, Boca Raton, Florida
Juan Carlos Santana, MEd, CSCS*D, FNSCA
is co-director of IHPSWIM and Director of Education and a strength and conditioning coach at the Institute of Human Performance.