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If you are a competitive swimmer, swim coach, triathlete, or triathlon coach, this video will teach you how to integrate training with the Vasa Ergometer (Erg) swim bench to achieve dramatic improvements in stroke technique, sustained stroke power, speed and stamina so you can swim faster than ever before.
Masters Swimmer and Coach, Karlyn Pipes, holds more world records than any swimmer ever (over 200 to date). In this video, Karlyn teaches 5 technique points that are central to improving technique and putting more power & efficiency into all 4 strokes. You'll learn how to successfully integrate these 5 techniques into training on the Vasa Ergometer with swimming in the pool or open water. With Karlyn's expert coaching, you'll swim faster with less effort.
Karlyn's 5 Techniques include: 1. Hand Placement how to properly set up the stroke 2. Fingertip Orientation High Elbow Catch or Early Vertical Forearm 3. Wrist Awareness and Karlyn's secret weapon: The Power of the Y 4. Umph at the Front where to apply the power in your stroke 5. Exiting the Stroke reduce drag and use less effort on the recovery
-------- Coach Tim Crowley, 2009 USA Triathlon Elite National Coach of the Year, and renowned multi-sport Coach Al Lyman, explain how to integrate the Vasa Ergometer into fitness routines as a powerful training tool. Focus points include:
• Starting Out - Using the Vasa Ergometer properly • Benefits of Training with the Vasa Power Meter • Integrating Erg Training with Pool Swimming • Key Erg Workouts - Transitions, Cross Training, Prehab and Rehab
The Vasa Egometer can be used for year-round kayak, canoe, Dragonboat, outrigger, SUP (standup paddleboard) and surf paddle training. The Vasa Power Meter allows the user to measure watts (power), distance, time, stroke rate, and pace. Functional strength-training exercises can also be done using the handle attachments. Train better, more efficiently, and in less time.