48 episodes

The goal of SURGE Strength is simple: Build Better Athletes to Generate Faster Swimmers. Hosted by Chris Ritter. Enroll for FREE in the SURGE Strength Academy and learn from our Dryland 101 Courses. Visit SURGE-Strength.com

SURGE Strength - Dryland & Strength Training for Swimming Chris Ritter

    • Swimming
    • 4.5 • 17 Ratings

The goal of SURGE Strength is simple: Build Better Athletes to Generate Faster Swimmers. Hosted by Chris Ritter. Enroll for FREE in the SURGE Strength Academy and learn from our Dryland 101 Courses. Visit SURGE-Strength.com

    Best Times Without Water Time

    Best Times Without Water Time

    Chris talks about the upcoming webinar and open enrollment to become SSDC. And in DrylandTalk you'll be introduced to Corinne Bullick, a swim and dryland coach in Alaska working towards becoming SSDC. Here's what Corinne had to say about working towards becoming SSDC:
    "2 weeks ago, every single one of my swimmers had a personal best during an intrasquad meet. And we kept dryland going throughout the entire shutdown, and that as a whole has been a huge reason." - Corinne Bullick, enrolled to become SSDC

    • 28 min
    Get Excited About Dryland & See Results

    Get Excited About Dryland & See Results

    Chris talks about the upcoming webinar and open enrollment to become SSDC. And in DrylandTalk you'll be introduced to Josh Gregory, a swim coach and athletic trainer in Alaska.

    "If a kid is struggling to do an exercise, maybe you're just not giving them the trigger words to help them do it correctly. If you're going to do dryland, you might as well do it the best way you can, and becoming SSDC is the way to go." - Josh Gregory, enrolled to become SSDC

    • 25 min
    Don't Wing It with Your Dryland

    Don't Wing It with Your Dryland

    Chris talks about the upcoming webinar and open enrollment to become SSDC. And in DrylandTalk you'll be introduced to Jim Van Atta, SSDC, who is a swim coach in New Mexico. Here's what Jim had to say about becoming SSDC:

    "SURGE Strength gives you confidence that what you're doing is right, and you're not just winging it." - Jim Van Atta

    • 34 min
    How Becoming SSDC Fills In the Gaps

    How Becoming SSDC Fills In the Gaps

    Chris talks about the upcoming webinar and open enrollment to become SSDC. And in DrylandTalk you'll be introduced to Kelly Paradis, SSDC, who is a swim coach in Canada. Here's what Kelly had to say about becoming SSDC:

    "If you don't have a background of body and muscle knowledge, SURGE Strength will help with that. And it gives you what's best for the athletes." - Kelly Paradis

    • 18 min
    The Power of Individualized Group Training

    The Power of Individualized Group Training

    Chris talks about the upcoming webinar and open enrollment to become SSDC. And in DrylandTalk you'll be introduced to Guy Novak, who is a swim coach in Israel and in the process of becoming SSDC. Here's what Guy had to say about becoming SSDC:

    "How do you create a training program for 30 kids that are all so diverse in their abilities? That's the game-changing thing with your course." - Guy Novak

    • 21 min
    Dryland for Age-Groupers

    Dryland for Age-Groupers

    Chris talks about the exciting things in the works with SURGE Strength. And in DrylandTalk you'll the second part of his conversation with Ann Burke, SSDC, who is an age-group coach in Texas. Here's what Ann had to say about becoming SSDC:

    "All of the pieces of the SURGE Strength Dryland Certification Curriculum have really helped me to set things up and plan from day to day without spending a ton of time trying to figure out how to put all of the pieces together. I seriously appreciate it."
    - Ann Burke

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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A podcast for all coaches...

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Helping Swim Coaches Improving Though Strength Training

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