This set provides some incentives for fast swimming. The picture below explains the process of the Pyramid. All swimmers begin with a 200 for time with the goal of being within 6 seconds of lifetime best (girls) or 8 seconds (boys). 100 easy for all, and then those that failed will do a broken 200 (75-50-50-25 @:10 rest) while those that succeeded in reaching the goal will do a broken 100 (50-50@:10rest). The goal on the broken 200 is a lifetime best. The goal on the broken 100 is within 2 seconds of lifetime best. The second swim is followed by another 100 easy, and based on a swimmer's success or failure he then completes either a broken 200 (75-50-50-25@:20 rest), a broken 100 (50-50@:10 rest), or an all-out dive 50. The goals are a lifetime best, a best +3 or faster, and the starting 50 split for a lifetime best 100, respectively. Success or failure on the 3rd swim leads to 10 push-ups or a "Hooray!"
We performed two rounds and saw many season-best practice swims.
Labels: Goal Sets, Just for Fun, Quality, Race Pace, Streamline Sticks, Woodruff