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Saturday Swim Session: Ryan Bolton’s Tri-Specific Speed/Threshold Swim Set

This session simulates a race. Stating off hard and fast settle into a rhythm and then finish hard. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s for Sustained Speed With Even Less Rest

100’s are such a versatile distance and provide a range of fitness benefits for your swimming. Over the coming weeks we will use these sessions with less rest each week to build your fitness and ability to sustain your speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s for Sustained Speed With Less Rest

100’s are such a versatile distance and provide a range of fitness benefits for your swimming. Over the coming weeks we will use these sessions with less rest each week to build your fitness and ability to sustain your speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s for Sustained Speed

100’s are such a versatile distance and provide a range of fitness benefits for your swimming. Over the coming weeks we will use these sessions with less rest each week to build your fitness and ability in order to sustain your speed. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Kick, Pull & Swim, What Duncan Laing Taught Me

Duncan Laing, arguably New Zealand’s most successful swim coach. I had the privilege of swimming under him in the mid 90’s, as part of his triathlon squad. One of his favourite sets was KPS or Kick Pull Swim. This session is focused around that and is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes as well as people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Sprints for Speed

Swimming short reps with a good rest can develop your speed and swimming them with short rests can develop your endurance. Put lots together within the one workout with a mixture of rest and you can develop speed, endurance and speed endurance. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Develop Your Consistency with 100’s

100’s are a great distance to improve your speed and if you repeat them enough you will also enhance your endurance and stamina. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session – A Variety Of 400’s To Improve Your Swimming

400’s are the perfect distance to enhance your endurance and stamina. Within this workout you will use pull buoys & paddles to improve your performance. Both pull buoy and paddles focus efforts on the upper body whilst swimming and will help to develop specific strength as well as feel for the water. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: How to Use Broken 200s to Make You Faster

Broken 200s are a great way to incorporate speed and stamina within the same session. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.


Saturday Swim Session: Enhance Your Threshold Pace With 100m Reps

This session is the perfect way to develop your ability to maintain a faster threshold pace whilst swimming. This workout is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

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