Tag: Michael Collins

Somewhere Over The Rainbow Are 100x100s

Back in the mid-1970's, former Harvard University coach Joe Bernal presented an unprecedented challenge to his 16-year-old swimmer Bobby Hackett with some very tough distance freestyle sets including a set of 100x100 (yards) freestyle on 1:00. Hackett's tough, gut-busting workouts paid off as he swam to a silver medal in 15 minutes 3 second in the 1500m

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Coach’s Coach In Southern California

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Southern Pacific Masters Swimming is looking to recognize the best masters swimming coach each year. Dan Wegner explains, "This person represents the coach’s Coach: an example of someone out their possessing certain qualities the rest of us can use as an example to follow. This person is not only a coach

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