Understanding & Implementing
Ultra-Short Race-Pace Training:
Developed and Presented by Dr. Brent Rushall. It is divided into four sessions in the following sequence.
A complete set of printable resource notes are included as part of the package.
1 - Introduction to the training response in swimming. - [Rushall & Pyke, 1991. Training for sports and fitness; Rushall, 2003. Foundational principles for physical conditioning.]
2 - Principles to guide physical training programs. - [Rushall, 2003. Programming considerations for physical conditioning.]
3 - What needs to be accommodated to be in compliance with scientific findings.
4 - Introduction to USRPT - [Rushall, 2013. Swimming Energy Training in the 21st Century: The Justification for Radical Changes.]
5 - Formulating and writing USRPT macrocycles, microcycles, and training sessions.
6 - The peculiar case of 50 m training.
7 - Brief revision of USRPT training fitness component; USRPT compared to traditional training. - [Rushall, 2013. USRPT and traditional training compared.]
RESISTANCE & PROPULSION
8 - How the brain organizes race-pace specific technique and energy supply. Pedagogical principles for developing USRPT techniques. - [Rushall, 2013. A swimming technique macrocycle.]
9 - The major physics and mechanics principles of competitive swimming strokes.
10 - Reducing resistance: Streamline
11 - Breathing.
12 - Body roll.
13 - Propulsion: End of stroke position.
14 - The power-phase.
15 - Initial actions.
16 - Recoveries.
17 - Kicking.