Coach Ray

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Ironman Coaching NZ

Ironman Training Webinar Replay

So You’ve Done An Ironman ….Now What?

I recently conducted a couple of online seminars (webinars) on the topic of: So You’ve Done An Ironman ….Now What? If you missed it you can watch it here. If you would like further advice feel free to contact Coach…

Client Stories

Austin Powell’s Testimonial for Coach Ray

“I joined Qwik Kiwi in August this year, I had in mind to do Ironman in March 2016 and I decided that I’d tried other forms of remote coaching. Then I really needed someone who had done it and had…

Qwik-View

Qwik-View: Chris Sanson

QK: Congrats on your sixth place finish at Challenge Wanaka. That is a great result on a tough course in tough conditions. Talk us through your race, the highs and the lows? CS: Thanks. It was a very tough day…

Ironman Training Triathlon Training

Race Day: Ironman Race Week

What can you do better to prepare for Ironman? Here are some tips and techniques to get through race week ready for the big day. With Ironman New Zealand fast approaching in Taupo, the nerves of athletes are starting to…

Saturday Swim Session: Chris Sanson’s Favourite Swim Workout

This session is based on Chris Sanson’s favourite swim workout. Read more about how he does this session in this Qwik-View here.

Client Stories

John ‘UltraHumps’ Humphries Testimonial for Coach Ray

If you would like further advice feel free to contact me. I am the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi Coaching. I specialise in assisting first timers and recreational athletes to achieve their sporting goals. I can be contacted at coachray@coachray.nz and 021 348…

Client Stories

Di Chesmar’s Testimonial for Coach Ray

If you would like further advice feel free to contact me. I am the Head Coach & Director of Qwik Kiwi – Endurance Sports Consultant. I specialise in assisting first timers and recreational athletes to achieve their sporting goals. I can be contacted…

Ultra Humps

BLOG # 7 – “WHY?” UltraHumps Journey To UltraMan Australia

I realised this weekend is Valentines weekend, which is 3 weeks away from when I compete in my 6th Ironman with five having been Ironman New Zealand and one being Ironman Australia.  Not bad for someone who couldn’t even really…

12 Weeks to an Iron-Distance Swim PB: Week 12

Over the coming 12 weeks I will post a a series of workouts building your swim fitness as you prepare for either Challenge Wanaka (18 Feb) or Ironman NZ (04 Mar). I have been a professional triathlon coach since 2000 and am a multiple Iron-distance finisher including…