August 20th, 2013
Preparing for an Open Water swim is critical and will often present unexpected and dangerous conditions. Whether you are considering your first Triathlon, an Athlete looking for a competitive edge, or just a Sunbather going into the water on a sunny day, this video series will enhance your ability to avoid and prevent danger from occurring.
August 13th, 2013
In this Fast Swimming Techniques Video Gary Hall Sr reveals the way The Race Club teaches Breastroke. We believe that the Swimmer must get into a full streamline after each narrow kick in order to minimize frontal drag and maximize distance per stroke. Aaron Greenberg demonstrates one of the best examples of Breastroke the Race Club style! Learn the details that will make huge improvements in your swim training program.
June 7th, 2013
In our final How to Train for a Triathlon Open Water Swim video, the competition is about to begin. We’ve followed Holden and John throughout the week learning about open water swimming techniques throughout a beach start race. John’s lack of preparation could result in dire consequences not only for himself but for those around him. Find out how each competitor handles the pre race jitters and the Open Water Swim…
May 24th, 2013
As professional Athlete Holden Comeau trains for a Triathlon, LA County Lifeguard Andrew Czer gives him advice on how to catch a wave and when to begin highstepping back into shore. Meanwhile, John wakes up for the competition but isn’t exactly prepared…
May 22nd, 2013
I have often heard the question, what contributes more to a swimmer’s overall speed, the swimming kick or pull? Of course, the answer depends on the strength and technique of each component, but for most reasonably good swimmers, I would say that the swim kick makes a bigger contribution to overall swim speed than the pull.
May 18th, 2013
In Part 2 of our Open Water Swimming technique video learn how to navigate your way through the Surf break and get into your Swim faster and safer. Many people don’t understand the strength of even a small wave until it hits them while they are standing straight up. Whether the Surf is small or sizeable, these techniques are crucial for gaining an edge on the competition and avoiding a dangerous situation for you or those around you.
April 19th, 2013
In this video on Fast Swimming Techniques, Gary Hall Sr talks about how to perform a correct Streamline. Many Coaches are still teaching the ‘biceps over ears’ method but at the Race Club we believe in a different streamline that will result in 3 different ways the entire body becomes more Streamline.
April 10th, 2013
We take you back to when Head Coach Mike Bottom was training the Race Club Olympians for an amazing showcase at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Mike shows us an advanced training technique with none other than 2008 Silver Medalist in the 100 fly Milorad Cavic.
April 2nd, 2013
Gary Hall Sr of the Race Club talks about the importance of the kick. Find out the fastest swimming technique for butterfly that utilizes 4 kicks for every stroke cycle. Featuring footage from the new Race Club DVD “Life is Worth Swimming” University of Michigan Alumn and Team Captain Bobby Savulich demonstrates an exemplary butterfly with stunning camera angles.
February 13th, 2013
In this second video, featuring 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist in the 100 fly Milorad Cavic, on fast swimming techniques for the butterfly stroke, Gary Hall Sr. discuss the proper way to engage the underwater pull as well as how to ‘relax’ the arms during the recovery.