Training Resources - Swimming

Workouts

Improve Swimming Using the Vasa Ergometer Power Meter

Vasa Ergometer
Coach Tim Crowley explains how to use the Vasa Ergometer Power Meter to improve your swim training, testing and swim coaching. The Vasa Erg’s Power Meter provides objective feedback that can’t be obtained while swimming in a pool. It measures stroke rate, time, distance, pace, and power output, as well as measuring Right & Left ... Read More »

Conditioning Circuit for the Competitive Swimmer

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Designed to build and maintain effective swim-specific strength and power. Read More »
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Exercises

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Triceps

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Tricep exercises on Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Trainer Strap System. Read More »

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Shoulders

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Shoulder exercises on Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Trainer Strap System. Read More »

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Legs

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Leg exercises on Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Trainer Strap System. Read More »

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Chest

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Chest exercises on Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Trainer Strap System. Read More »

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Biceps

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Bicep exercises on Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Trainer Strap System. Read More »

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Back

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Back exercises on Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Trainer Strap System. Read More »

Individual Exercises by Muscle Groups – Abs

Vasa Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System | Vasa Trainer
Abdominal exercises on the Vasa Trainer and Swim Erg with Erg Trainer Strap System. Read More »
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Specific Strength

Swim Strength Building On the Vasa Trainer

Core strength and stability are essential for correct and powerful swim strokes. While the stroke should be relaxed, the core must be engaged allowing the whole body to drive the arms. Improve your core strength through this series of exercises on the Vasa Trainer that includes: resisted ab crunch plyometric squat with the medicine ball ... Read More »
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Power & Speed

How to Develop and Improve Swimming Power with Mission Viejo Coach Tyler Fenwick

Tyler Fenwick talks about his dryland training program at Mission Viejo Swim Team. He discusses and demonstrates how he works on establishing a proper catch. He also overviews a high-intensity, power-developing workout using Vasa Trainers, power racks, surgical tubing attached to blocks, and swimming against a bucket. Having the Vasa Trainers on the pool deck ... Read More »
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Endurance

Increase Stamina – Aerobic Endurance

Swim at steady pace for 15-30 minutes while maintaining a constant power output (watts). Raise power output goals with each session. Read More »
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Prehab / Rehab

Vasa Trainer for Prehab and Rehab

Vasa Trainer
The Vasa Trainer offer a unique means for controlling loading during functional exercises. It offers unique multiple plane exercises that cannot be duplicated by free weights, such as many bending and reaching activities. It’s used worldwide by sports teams, athletes, universities, health clubs, and rehabilitation centers.  This series demonstrates how to use the Trainer for ... Read More »

Prevent Swimmer’s Shoulder – 4 External Rotation Exercises

Alex Meyer, 2012 Olympic Open Water Swimmer designed this 4 exercise routine to compliment his Vasa workouts and keep his shoulder strong and healthy. Read More »
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Performance Testing

Improve Swimming Using the Vasa Ergometer Power Meter

Vasa Ergometer
Coach Tim Crowley explains how to use the Vasa Ergometer Power Meter to improve your swim training, testing and swim coaching. The Vasa Erg’s Power Meter provides objective feedback that can’t be obtained while swimming in a pool. It measures stroke rate, time, distance, pace, and power output, as well as measuring Right & Left ... Read More »

Assessing Dryland Swim Performance with the Vasa Ergometer at Mission Viejo

Vasa Ergometer
Tyler Fenwick of Mission Viejo Swim Team discusses how he uses the Vasa Ergometer to measure swim performance and provide motivation to his athletes. For instance, he will have his distance swimmers do a 3000m swim for time. He can then share the data – time, watts, left/right arm wattage – allowing them to compare ... Read More »
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