General Physical Preparation Requirements for Swimmers
  • General Physical Preparation Requirements for Swimmers
    Learn training principles for general physical preparation of swimmers, and understand how to utilize weekly planning to best aid in the expression of physical performance. Keenan Robinson also discusses how to differentiate between readiness strategies to best apply stress in this session from the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference.
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    Keenan Robinson

    Keenan Robinson is the High Performance Director for United States of America Swimming. He has worked with swimmers for the past 14 years, including some who have competed at the highest level of every age bracket, most notably Michael Phelps. Most unique to our programming is creating a model that allows the athlete to train at the highest level of specific demands on a day-to-day basis, irrespective of physical/energy system demand.

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