Stanford’s Tracy Slusser on Her Approach to Aerobic, Threshold, and Speed Work

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Swimswam chatted with Stanford Women’s Associate Head Coach, Tracy Slusser about a month after NCAAs to look back on the season and look forward to spring and summer ’22. In this discussion, Slusser talks specifics on training approaches and sets that worked this past season and some specifics that she’d like to change going forward. This includes her approach to aerobic, threshold, and speed work. She also opened up about some of the pressure and expectations that come as a Stanford swimmer and how she approaches that as a coach. A lot to learn from one of the best coaches and programs in the country!


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