Coach Ray

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Tri Swim

Saturday Swim Session: 2,000m Time Trial

Longer reps such as this 2,000m TT workout are a great way to develop stamina and enhance your efficiency, as well as improve your pacing. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: How To Use 300s To Build Your Stamina

A good way to develop your stamina is to swim longer reps. 300m reps work well because it is an unique distance, that will require you to judge your pacing. This will challenge you cognitively as well as physiologically. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Book of the Month June – Open Water Swimming

This is the go to bible for anyone who swims open water whether triathlete or ocean/lake swimming events. So good is this book that I’ve got two copies on my bookshelf.

Saturday Swim Session: Utilising the Pull Buoy To Improve Your Swimming

The Pull Buoy is a great tool (that is often over relied upon) to enhance your swimming. The biggest benefit comes from your ability to the focus on your arms whilst using it, rather than relying on it to float your legs higher. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Paddles & Pull Buoy To Improve Your Specific Swim Strength

Using hand paddles by themselves or in combination with a pull buoy will help develop your specific swimming strength. This session uses both and is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Technique Drills To Make You A Better Swimmer

Drills are the perfect way to break down your stroke and focus on key aspects of it. Following this programme will develop your swimming to make you a better swimmer. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: 100’s Followed By Sprints To Bring The Speed

Including a number of short intense reps after with a shortish rest period will develop your sustained speed (but not your pure speed). This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Drills & Technique to Enhance Your Swimming

If you can improve your efficiency you will swim faster and longer more easily. This session utilises Drills to improve your efficiency and is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

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