Swim squad abbreviations
 

Swimming Abbreviations

 

WU = Warm-Up

DS = Drill Set

MS = Main Set

CD = Cool Down

EZ = Easy

RI = Rest Interval

FC = Frontcrawl

Fly = Fly

BR = Breastroke

BK = Backstroke

IM = Individual Medley

w/ = With

SA = Single Arm

DR = Drill

 

CH = Choice

P = Paddles

PB = Pullbuoy

S = Snorkel

F = Fins

B = Band

DPS = Distance Per Stroke

SPL = Strokes Per Length

(-) = Negative Split

Desc = Descending

Hyp = Hypoxic

CSS = Critical Swim Speed

HVO = High-Velocity Overload

SWOLF = Combination of Swim/Golf

How To Read A Swim Set

 

WU:

- 100/200/200/300/300 EZ Hyp w/ F (B3/5/3/7)

Warm-Up:

- Group 1: 100m, Group 2: 200m, Group 3: 200m, Group 4, 300m, Group 5: 300m Easy Hypoxic Frontcrawl with Fins (Breathing every 3rd, 5th, 3rd, 7th Stroke)

 

DS1:

- 100 w/ F (↑ 25 L. Side Kicking, 25 FC, ↓ R. Side Kicking, 25 FC)

- 100 w/ F (↑ 25 616, 25 Catch-Up, ↓ 616, 25 Catch-Up)

- 100 w/ F (↑ 25 636, 25 Catch-Up, ↓ 636, 25 Catch-Up)

- 100 w/ F (↑ 25 656, 25 Catch-Up, ↓ 656, 25 Catch-Up)

Drill Set 1:

- 100m with Fiins (Done as : Up Lap 25m Left Side Kicking Drill, 25m Frontcrawl, Down Lap 25m Right Side Kicking, 25m Frontcrawl)

 

MS1:

- 2/3/2/3/2 x 50 w/ F (25 Build, 25 EZ) / RI.10

- 2/3/2/3/2 x 50 w/ F (25 Hard, 25 EZ) / RI.15

Main Set 1:

- Group 1: 1x, Group 2: 3x, Group 3: 2x, Group 4: 3x, Group 5: 2x repeats of 50m with Fins (Done as : 25m Build, 25meters Easy) / Rest Interval of 10 Seconds.

DS2: Repeat DS1

Drill Set 2: Repeat Drill Set 1

 

MS2:

- 1/1/2/2/3 x 300

(100 Hard) / RI.40

(75 Hard, 25 EZ) / RI.30

(50 Hard, 50 EZ) / RI.20

Main Set 2:

- Group 1: 1x, Group 2: 1x, Group 3: 2x, Group 4: 2x, Group 5: 3x repeats 300m Done as:

100m Hard / Rest Interval of 40 Seconds

75m Hard, 25m Easy / Rest Interval of 30 Seconds

50m Hard, 50m Easy / Rest Interval of 20 Seconds

 

CD:

- 100 EZ (optional/scale if necessary)

 

Cool-Down:

- 100m Easy (optional)