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The “Notice of the General Office of the General Administration of Sports on Further Strengthening Basic Physical Training to Replenish Physical Shortcomings” states: “Physical fitness is an important foundation for athletes’ competitive ability. Strengthening physical fitness training can not only improve the physical fitness of athletes, but also lay a solid foundation for the ability to compete well. , It is more able to temper the athlete's will and quality, and forge the excellent style of tenacious struggle and never give up."
For a long time, there has been insufficient understanding and research on physical training in swimming. The concepts, methods and measures of physical training have the phenomenon of focusing on special events and underweight physical fitness. Especially due to the lack of basic physical training, athletes are competing in high-intensity and high-pressure major competitions. It is difficult to maintain a high-level state or even exceed the level of performance. Judging from the performance of Chinese athletes in world competitions, without the support of strong basic physical fitness, no matter how excellent special skills can be better reflected, strengthening physical fitness is to better promote the improvement of special skills.
↑Participants in the competition
In order to implement the instructions of the General Administration of strengthening basic physical training and supplementing physical shortcomings, unify thinking, raise awareness, and do a good job of physical training, on July 16th, a national swimming program to strengthen physical training and competition reform was held in the form of an online video conference. At the meeting, the physical training work was preached, deployed and mobilized. All swimmers, coaches, managers and staff from 27 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities across the country participated in the meeting. Key national team athletes and coaches shared physical training He has gained experience and gains, and proposed that this year’s national championship will add a physical fitness competition. All provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities clearly expressed their full support, strengthen physical training, and actively prepare for the national championship.
Zhou Jihong, chairman of the Chinese Swimming Association, said in an interview with reporters: “In order for Chinese swimming to fully reach a higher level, it must be basic and specialized. Therefore, the purpose of adding basic physical fitness tests in this national competition is to make up for the shortcomings of Chinese athletes. In order to improve the competitiveness of Chinese swimmers in the world. In other words, the purpose of strengthening physical fitness and making up for shortcomings is to encourage athletes to benchmark against the world’s top levels in basic physical ability and professional sports performance. The National Championship and Olympic Qualification Tournament held in Qingdao is the first time that we have included a physical fitness test in an official national competition. We will continue to adhere to the direction of this competition reform. From the physical fitness test results, most athletes have achieved good results , And even achieved full scores in physical fitness, reflecting the results of physical training. We will also earnestly summarize the physical training through this competition, and establish a more complete basic physical fitness that is compatible with the swimming event and is closely integrated. Training and physical fitness competition system."
Talking about the results of the first day of the preliminaries, Zhou Jihong said: “Yu Hexin broke the national record of men’s 50m freestyle held by Ning Zetao with a time of 21.79. Yu Jingyao and Fu Yuanhui competed in the women’s 200m breaststroke and The top results in the 100-meter backstroke event were 2 minutes 25.27 seconds and 59.48 seconds, but according to the competition rules, his physical fitness test results failed to win the finals. The competition must be carried out according to the rules, and everyone is in front of the rules. Equality. We need to conduct an objective analysis of the special performances of several athletes: First of all, Yu Hexin’s performance is equivalent to last year’s world ranking 11th, giving him the absolute strength to enter the semi-finals of the World Championships, but it does not guarantee him. Enter the finals steadily; secondly, although both Yu Jingyao and Fu Yuanhui's results have reached the Olympic A standard, they are far from the world level. Although there are more athletes in China that can reach the Olympic A standard in the championship and the Olympic Games , But the difficulty is to appear in the Olympic Games to win medals or at least enter the finals."
↑Yu Jingyao in the women's 200m breaststroke competition
"In the late stage of any game, it is not only about fighting skills, but also about fighting physical fitness. It is essential to prepare for the competition." Yu Hexin told reporters that after returning to the Guangdong team from the national team in early April, he had stricter requirements in all aspects. I am training hard and preparing for battle every day. "Before this National Swimming Championship, I have been trying to replenish physical fitness, hoping to achieve good results in the physical fitness test. However, due to my ankle injury, the long-distance running training was interrupted for a period of time, which resulted in unsatisfactory results in the 3000-meter race. , But I got full marks in the other 4 individual abilities test items. This is also the result of physical training.” Yu Hexin hopes to achieve another good result in the next competitions: “Although I failed to enter the 50s this time M freestyle finals, but I swam in the preliminaries and broke the national record. This is the result of my hard training and physical fitness. This result is also in my expectation. Breaking the national record is my new beginning. I believe me You can swim better and get better physical fitness through all difficulties."
In the men's 200m backstroke final on the morning of September 27, Zhejiang team star Xu Jiayu Yiqi Juechen, without any suspense, won the championship with a time of 1:55.26. Xu Jiayu was very satisfied with the good results of swimming out in the morning: "It is not easy to swim out of such results this time, and I am quite satisfied. The improvement in physical fitness for some time supported my sprint in the swimming competition. Have a better performance. I put my special focus and willpower on physical training, making it clear that physical training is as important as special training. Although physical training is hard, I have to do my best in the physical fitness test. Achieve good results. I will continue to complement my physical shortcomings, strengthen special training, and strive to create better results."
↑Xu Jiayu waits for results after the game
In the physical fitness test before the game, Zhejiang team star Ye Shiwen refreshed the highest score in the personal fitness test. For Ye Shiwen, whose main event is the 400-meter medley, vertical vertical jump and 30-meter running are not her strong points. She has worked harder on pull-ups, core endurance and 3000-meter running, and has been working hard to break through. Yourself. For some time, her core endurance and pull-up performance have improved, and her performance in the 3000-meter race has improved by more than 1 point. Ye Shiwen said: "Faced with new challenges, I have been seizing every physical training, trying my best to break through myself, and at the same time taking into account physical training and special training. Physical training, especially the 3000-meter run, tempers my will and allows me His willpower is stronger, and it is also very helpful to my core strength in the water. Every improvement in physical fitness gives me a lot of confidence. In this championship, I will try my best to play every shot."
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