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Gap Analysis

Factor
Logistics

Equipment /
Environment

Mental/Emotional

Type
CompetitionType
Training
Competition Ratio
Competition Schedule
Competition Level
Training
Training Camps
Facility
Training Times
Training Frequency
Training Space
Training Equpiment
Racing Equipment
Gym
IST-performance
IST-paramedical
IPS Training
IPS Pre race
IPS/IES Comp - During
race
IES Training
IES Away from the pool
Self-awareness
Goalsetting
Relaxation
Energizing
Positive self talk
Creative imagery

Physical

Attentional control
Team Harmony
Mobility
Stability
Maximum Strength
Speed - Strength
Relative Strength
Athleticism

Tactics

Technique

Outcome

Agility
Balance
Coordination
Limb Speed
Anaerobic Power
Anaerobic Capacity
Aerobic Endurance
Aerobic Power
Aerobic Capacity
Pacing
Awareness
Turns & Underwater
Adapting to change
Closing speed
Self Reliant
Heats/Finals
Start
UW kicking
Breakout
Body Position - early In
race
Body Position - mid point
In race
Body Position - end of
the race
DPS - Max
DPS - throughout race
Stoke Rate
Hand position on entry
Body Roll
Kick
Recovery
On Track times
Progressive time
improvements each cycle
7% & 3%

LEGEND
Well Above Expectation
Above Expectation
Slightly Above Expectation
Expected Performance
Slightly Below Expectation
Below Expectation
Poor

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ATHLETE NAME:EP

14-Sep

15-Mar

15-Aug

Optimal Conditions for Stage
(Description)
Recall #1
Appropriate level of stimulus within short travel distance
Facilities are close to the athletes residence (10-15min)
3 well spaced comp's prior to the primary comp
Racing opportunity every month, good mix of 1-2-3+day comp
Racing opportunity that are below, at, and above level
Opportunity to attend training sessions with centers/university
Training Camps once per macrocycle

Current
Conditions

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Air quality, adequate lane ropes, backstroke flags, pace clock
9am start time for mornings & 3:00pm in the afternoon
8 to 10 workouts a week
1-2 swimmers/lane SC & LCM
Quaility and reliable training equipment
Quaility and reliable racining equipment
well equipped and accessible
Support team, on same track as coach/athlete
Support team, on same track as coach/athlete
Plan prepare stategize & get ready to perform
Plan prepare stategize & get ready to perform

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The "right" intensity for you to compete to your best
The emotional control, gives composure to perform
The emotional control, gives composure to perform
Ability to know thyself: Thinking, Feeling, & Doing
Ability to create a sense of purpose, direction, measurement
Ability to cope with physicial/mental tension
Ability to motivate yourself to your "Ideal State"
Ability to dialogue with yourself in a constructive and positive
manner
Ability to picture the practice and execution of technical skills
and routines flawlessly
Ability to attend to, concentrate, focus and refocus on all of
the details of your performance
Ability to work together in the pursuit of commong goals
Joint ROM
Joints are stable, healthy
Maximum strength (1RM)
Muscle Power (quick speed, high strength)
Strength to weight ratio
Abilility to combine mobility, agility, strength and energy
systems to be supple in functional movements
Ability to execute movements or to move rapidly, with
precision and ease
Maintain stability is static or dynamic position
Perform movements in correct order and right timing
Moving or reacting rapidly and energetically
Speed over short distance
Ability to perform at % of max. aerobic power
Ability to sustain a dynamic effort over extended period of time
Traditionally defined as VO2 max
Ability to sustain effort as % of VO2
Ability to split races well to maximize speed throughout
Ability to be aware, but not react to others in the race
Ability to be consistent in speed 5m. Into wall and 10m off wall
Ability to adapt to a changing race situation
Ability to finish fast during a race
Ability to swim your own race aka. Swim out front
Ability to swim best times in the morning
Starts are within 5% of age group progressions
Velocity & Distance
Transfer velocity from underwater to clean swimming

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flat and core is engaged

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4*

flat and core is engaged

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3*

flat and core is engaged
Maximum DPS "Clean Swimming" @ Race Pace
Distance per stroke throughout race variance
Stroke Rate @RP
Hand entry at correct pitch and position
Equal and noticeable body roll
Amplitude and tempo
Relaxed and smooth
Achievement of OnTrack times

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Best times each cycle
Races are within 7% (while in training) and 3%(no
shave/minor rest)

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3*

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2*
* Not evaluated yet

Recall #2

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