The Race Club Swim Videos

About this original series

The Race Club Swim Videos features tips on stroke technique, racing, nutrition, dry land exercise, mental preparation, open water swimming, triathlons, swim training and interviews with the top names in the swimming world.

Episodes of The Race Club Swim Videos

    • Fast Swimming Techniques - Freestyle Flip Turn -...

      In the final Fast Swimming Techniques Video on the Freestyle Flip Turn, Gary Hall Sr talks about The Push Off and Breakout. Learn the fastest swimming techniques as well as mistakes to avoid during the Push Off and Breakout. A lot of Swimmers form bad habits especially training in crowded lanes where flip turns are rarely executed with speed and precision yet this is the most critical part of a Race. Don't take for granted the speed that is generated off the wall and thanks for watching!

      • Release date
        Sep 30, 2013
      • Runtime
        01:16
    • Fast Swimming Techniques - Freestyle Flip Turn -...

      In our second part of Fast Swimming Techniques Video Series Gary Hall Sr discusses fast swim techniques for the Flipturn as well as 3 common mistakes made during the flip. Learn innovative swim training methods for the flipturn and the proper position of the head, arms and feet. The Flipturn is the part of the Race where there is the greatest opportunity to gain on your competitors. Check out www.theraceclub.com for more swimming technique videos. Thanks for watching and please share with your...

      • Release date
        Sep 20, 2013
      • Runtime
        02:28
    • Fast Swimming Techniques - Freestyle Flip Turn -...

      In this Fast Swimming Techniques Video we dissect the Freestyle Flip Turn into 4 parts. The Approach, the Flip, the Pushoff and the Breakout are all equally important to a fast turn. In part 1 Gary Hall Sr talks about common mistakes made during the Approach as well as important swimming drills that can improve your own swimming training program and help you get ahead of your competition during the Flip Turn. Check out www.theraceclub.com for more swimming technique videos. Thanks for watching...

      • Release date
        Sep 11, 2013
      • Runtime
        01:50
    • "Pre Race Ritual Routine" Gary Hall Jr. on fast ...

      During our Summer Swim Camps 2013 Gary Hall Jr. spoke to Campers about the importance of Pre Race Ritual Routine. "Gary is well known for his "pro-wrestling like" antics before a competition; frequently strutting onto the pool deck in boxing shorts and robe, shadow boxing and flexing for the audience." He talks about how you can use simple techniques during your own swim training program that can teach you how to trigger 'the zone' and Race at your very best. There aren't many Coaches that kno...

      • Release date
        Aug 21, 2013
      • Runtime
        05:00
    • Fast Swimming Techniques - Breastroke

      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. Thanks for watching and Please Share with Your Friends! Check out more vid...

      • Release date
        Aug 13, 2013
      • Runtime
        01:29
    • How to Train for a Triathlon - Open Water Swim -...

      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...

      • Release date
        Jun 7, 2013
      • Runtime
        02:40
    • How to Train for a Triathlon - Open Water Swim -...

      Follow Professional Triathlete Holden Comeau as he shows us how to train for a Triathlon in the pool and how he prepares the morning of the competition. Training for an Open Water swim race is much different than training for a pool race. While you should train in the Ocean often, it is not always feasible so we adapt our swim training program by incorporating different techniques of kicking, swimming drills and variable speed swim training sets that will mimic the effort and distance of the O...

      • Release date
        Jun 1, 2013
      • Runtime
        06:25
    • Open Water Swim - Flowers Sea Swim

      The Flowers Sea Swim is the most fun Open Water Swim event we have ever been a part of. Gary Hall Sr caught up with the family behind the event, Frank and daughter Dara Flowers. Every June in the Grand Cayman Islands for the past 22 years the Flowers family has hosted a whole week of activities surrounded by the 1 mile Swim and 5 and 10K Swims. There are prizes for everyone with serious cash prizes for the top finishers. Every year Olympians and World Class Athletes unite with hundreds and hun...

      • Release date
        May 23, 2013
      • Runtime
        02:21
    • How to Train for a Triathlon - Open Water Swim -...

      In our third episode of How to Train for a Triathlon - Open Water Swim learn critical advice on the transition from Swim to getting on your feet. Nothing is worse than having out swum your competitor only to find them beat you because they caught a wave. 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. John wakes up for the competition but isn't exactly prepared...

      • Release date
        May 23, 2013
      • Runtime
        03:30
    • How to Train for a Triathlon - Open Water Swim -...

      If you haven't seen it yet... catch Part 1 here first: http://www.theraceclub.net/videos/open-water-swimming-triathlon-series-part-1/ To train for a Triathlon, In Part 2 on our Open Water Swimming technique videos learn how to navigate your way through a 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 Open Water swim techniques ...

      • Release date
        May 14, 2013
      • Runtime
        04:37