Coach Ray

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Tri Swim Training New Zealand

Saturday Swim Session: Aerobic Swim

When swimming in triathlons and other open-water swimming events having a solid aerobic base with your swimming will drive your success. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Threshold & Sprints

Holding pace for a large number of reps, is always challenging and this session challenges you by throwing a series of sprints in the middle of things. You will reap the benefits of improved swimming threshold though, so the effort will be worth it. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: The Threshold Set

Holding pace for a large number of reps, is always challenging and this session is no exception. You will reap the benefits of improved swimming threshold though, so the effort will be worth it. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: The Pace and Ladder Set

The goal of this session is to maintain your pace throughout the main set, despite swimming different distances. It helps build stamina and endurance, setting you up for solid events. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Dierdre Kearney’s Tri Simulation Set

This session is a great combination of focusing on speed and physiological development. As well as technique and neurological development to enhance your swimming. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Sara McLarty’s Race-Week Reps

Tapering leading into an event refers to reducing your training load by minimising the volume of training. it doesn’t mean do nothing and it’s important to still maintain the intensity of your training, just not doing so much and including more rest. This session provides that for you nicely. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Emma-Kate Lidbury’s Swim Pyramids

Within this workout you’ll find a range of distances to give your body a great training stimulus. I’ll warn you in advance this IS a tough session. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Matt Chrabot’s 40x 50m

With a series of 50’s done with minimal rest, you get a great aerobic training stimulus. As you work through this session you get more rest and can apply more speed to the reps and your 50m times should get faster. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Death By 100’s

100’s are such a great swim distance especially if you keep the Rest Interval short and sweet. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Swiss Army Set

This session is named because it has EVERYTHING in it. A big mix of intensity and the inclusion of other strokes. Triathletes need the benefit of mixing in various intensities and other strokes to develop their allround swimming skills. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

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