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Old 04-14-2016
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Originally Posted by Tom Pamperin View Post
I'm curious about whether you think I've gotten what I need from so much 13 SPL work right now, and should shift priority to add strokes and tempo? I was thinking another 2 weeks of mostly 13 SPL, but working to up the tempo and maintain ease with lots of TT work.
I spent nearly 10 years-mid 90s to early 00s--swimming with a too-low stroke count. But it felt good and imprinted some good habits. That was 11-13 SPL in 25y. I didn't race in the pool at that time, but still did well in OW.

You've given me an idea to write a blog about uses/value of concentrated low SPL and slow Tempo practice.

Right now I'm in final two weeks before Masters Nationals so I'm swimming pretty close to the SPL I plan to race at, which will be 16-18.
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