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Old 12-04-2015
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Originally Posted by jenson1a View Post
Regarding step 1, if swimmer can't swim 3 different Lengths at 19,20, and 21, How does he proceed or is this a part that the swimmer should figure out why not? Any hints?

My take on the TT is that I can set it at 1:20 or 1:40 and spl is the same. No idea why that is.

Also, what is procedure for increasing lengths at same TT setting? Do you increase the rate first or is it better to increase the number of lengths?

I'd say you first need to solve the issue you mention last--that your SPL at 1.4 is same as at 1.2.
You're not using the extra time between beeps to increase efficiency and travel farther on each stroke.
More practice going from 1.2 to 1.4 and back again in small steps.

Once you are consistently able to shave 2 to 3 (or more) strokes as you slow tempo by .2 sec, you'll be able to choose different stroke counts and nail them.
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