The Evolution of Dry-land Training: Atiba Wade

By Fitter and Faster Staff

Dry-Land Training: Atiba Wade on innovative approach! 

Suggested Audience: Coaches, Parents, Athletes & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Friday, December 23, Recorded. 

Atiba Wade is former NCAA All-American at the University of Georgia and grew up swimming for the storied PDR swim team, led by legendary Coach Jim Ellis in Philadelphia, PA. Most notably, Atiba is a leader and innovator in dry-land training and functional fitness for swimmers. In addition to running programs for his many fitness clients, Atiba has played an instrumental role as a Fitter & Faster clinician over the past several years.

Atiba and Mike discuss the development of dry-land and how it has changed, as well as providing a special “sneak-peak” to the content the pair are working on for online courses! One of Atiba’s specialties is transforming dry-land exercises to match in-water training.

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Katie Meili, David Arluck and Will Pisani take a photo together at a Fitter and Faster Swim Camp in Potomac, Maryland during the summer of 2020 with Katie's Olympic Gold Medal