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.
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 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.
May 11th, 2013
We teamed up with professional Triathlete and Silverline Athletic’s own Holden Comeau and LA County Lifeguard Andrew Czer as they prepare for the Venice Beach Triathlon to learn the safest and fastest way to enter the water. Learn critical open water swimming techniques such as “the bottom check” and “high stepping”. We also introduce John Baltz, a local first time triathlete who maybe in over his head…
May 9th, 2012
Take a sneak peak at the Race Club’s swim camps 2012 with two promising young swimmers Erik Risolvato and Joshua Romany. Erik went a 22.7 in the 50 meter free to win Junior Nationals last year. Joshua is only 16 and breaking records in Trinidad and Tobago. Check out the first of two webisodes as Erik and Josh demonstrate their dryland routine with Coach Gary Hall Sr
February 2nd, 2012
One of the fastest men on the planet, George Bovell from Trinidad and Tobago shares some of his favorite drills for improving freestyle. The Race Club is proud to present this series Powered by Platinum with George who is training for his 4th Olympic games with Coach Mike Bottom at Michigan. George is set to compete the 50 and 100 meter freestyle in London.
December 5th, 2011
Since the hand/arm are now moving in the forward direction again, the objective of this phase is to slip the hand and arm out of the water with the least amount of frontal drag possible
December 5th, 2011
The hand takes a different course than following the perimeter of the clock as it does in the other 3 phases. In order to continue in a backward motion the hand and forearm must elevate, taking a short cut in the underwater pull cycle.