Coach Ray

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Month: June 2016

Wednesday Windtrainer Workout: Over/Under Intervals

This session is a great way to develop your race fitness as it replicates working hard like in a break away or pace-line where you get a little reprieve when not sitting directly on the front. Perfect for road cyclists, short course…

**UPDATE** There Is Often More Than Meets The Eye

There is often more than meets the eye in a number of situations. Last week I wrote an opinion piece supporting the decision made by NZ Swimming in not nominating a couple of Open Water Swimmers into the NZ Olympic Team.

Saturday Swim Session: Michael Phelps’ Favourite HARD Workout

I’ve come up with these workouts from watching a Facebook Live video from Michael Phelps where he answers the question about his favourite workout. This is NOT Michael Phelps’ favourite workout which is in fact easy swimming, but this workout is…

Soapbox: Trial By Social Media

This has been driving me insane the last day or so. Trial By Social Media!!!!!! Or in this case Olympic Selection by Social Media. Floating around on the inter webs a lot of people (especially in the swimming community) are jumping…

Ultra Humps

UltraHumps: 3 + 2 + 1 = CHARITY

Unfortunately there needs to be an indefinite delay in making any further announcements  about the 3 + 2 + 1 = CHARITY. More information will come once things get confirmed. – Coach Ray  

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