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TAPER Tips from Top Swimmers!

Happy Sunday Swim Team and Adult Fitness Swimmers,

February and March are championship months in the swimming world. This week's Swim Team and Fitness Swimming general info/education focuses on the swimming taper:

Advice for a successful taper from elite swimmers:

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Fact of the week: The swimming "taper" is the art and science of tapering/reducing/decreasing a swimmer's training volume (how much) and intensity (how hard). The purpose of tapering is to help a swimmer sharpen mentally, physically, and emotionally for the big meet/competition. There are a multitude of ways to taper a swimmer. Some swimmers need almost no taper (e.g. swimmers 12-and-under) while other swimmers need days or weeks (e.g. 16-and-over males who are muscular).


How does my swimmer move up? Our group promotion standards are your guide to growing and graduating! Promotion times can be achieved in practice or swim meets. We prefer to see them happen at a swim meet!


Stay warm and see you at the pool!

The Sigma Team


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