Swim for Tri Podcast

Swim for Tri Podcast

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The Swim for Tri Podcast


marathonswims founder Diccon Loy talks pools, laps, loops and its clever zigzag format….
Jul 8 • 41 min
Diccon Loy has an amazing background in swimming, events and sport in general, learn how the marathon swim event came to be. We also touch on the Swimathon, LevelWater, Great Swims, the Olympics and parallels to the Running Marathon and Parkrun. Enjoy
A chat with Dan Abel, The Flying Kiwi…
Jun 26 • 38 min
Dan is a coach and swimmer I admire a lot. A lifelong swimmer, traveller, learned from the best and now bringing it altogether with his swim program in New Zealand. He is missed by his dedicated South London following after many years spending 6months in…
A chat with Colin Hill, Mr Openwater…
Jun 19 • 31 min
Colin knows openwater. Listen in to hear how Colin came to swimming, to Triathlon, started the Great North Swim, Chillswim, was listed in the Guinness Book of records, Swimming Hall of Fame, raced at the ICE world Champs, worked at the 2012 Olympics and…
Ben Price, Coach, Competitor, Bike Fit and bio mechanics expert talks to us about his racing, coaching and 20yrs at Club La Santa
Jun 4 • 25 min
Ben Price, Coach, Competitor, Bike Fit and bio mechanics expert talks to us about his racing, coaching and 20yrs at Club La Santa. If you head out on a bike group at CLS you hope you are in Bens group as you know he will work hard to keep you safe and…
A chat with Andy Eaton, Super AgeGrouper and Tri Veteran of 34 years.
Jun 3 • 35 min
Andy talks about his long racing career, his favourite races, the evolution of the sport since the 80s and his training methods. He met his wife through Tri, Sue also was a strong international competitor having also raced for many years. A few years ago…
Psychologist Heidi Lawrie helps me discover why I was not a better swimmer and how you might better switch from a team sport to Triathlon.
May 27 • 30 min
Heidi comes from an amazing sports background, Elite runner, Pro Tennis player and Nationally ranked swimmer. Her parents were both Olympians, but she pursued Psychology and now she combines this experience and has many answers as to how to get more from…
SISU is the Finnish word for Stoic Determination and is also the name of the Tri Coaching group led by Duncan Grainge.
May 21 • 38 min
Duncan and I chat about his switch from athlete to coach, his background, Kona, IM Lanzarote and his coaching philosophies. A rising star on the Tri coaching scene he shares how he looks after his athletes having nearly got locked down at the end of his…
Gold in Rio, ParaOlympic swimming, The London Marathon, Swim Serpentine and a chat with Susie Rogers and Coach Michelle.
May 15 • 37 min
After 10 years of coaching Tri/Openwater I had become a little stale with my coaching and needed a new challenge. I was fortunate to meet Coach Michelle Weltman who was running the London Disability Swim Club. About the same time I was racing for Otters…
A chat with Claire who combines Ironman and being a Nutritionist. We talk about fuelling for Tri, a healthy diet, supplements and vitamins.
May 12 • 35 min
Claire FudGe - BSc RD Pg.Cert Adv Dip Being a nutritionist and Ironman leaves Claire well qualified to talk about GI Distress and eating well. I asked her some questions about this and other ideas re fuelling for Tri. Claire set up…
Eid. The Swimmer, the Refugee, the Nice Guy and the Olympic refugee status Team. We hear Eid’s remarkable story.
May 8 • 29 min
Eid was shadowing one of our fitness sessions from the neighbouring public lane a while back. While at first I though how cheeky of him he then came and apologised. Didn’t I feel dreadful as he explained he was a Syrian Refugee living on £5 per day at the…
A chat with Dr Claire, sports psychiatry, lockdown and her sporting career.
May 2 • 26 min
Dr Claire Diethe is an old friend, originally came to us to improve her swimming in 2006 which she did ! (and talks about this in the podcast) and has helped with medical opinion ever since. Her new venture https://www.cognitivesportstherapy.com is…
Our longest serving Client - from Pro Tennis to Kona - Scott Coey
May 1 • 27 min
2003 SFT were just getting going at a single location in Essex. Scott heard about us and visited from South London each week. His commitment was legendary while his fitness and tech less so. From those early years of getting back on track to finally…
Swimming Technique from A Physio’s point of view - A chat with Dan Smith, Swimmer & Physio
May 1 • 26 min
Dan and I go way back as swim team mates from our WF Gator days with coach Mark Taylor. As mentioned if you have a swim injury what could be better than being treated by someone who really knows swimming. https://www.sportsandspinalphysio.co.uk/team/ Dan…
Triathletes often suffer from Cramp in the Pool - Prof Maaike tells us more.
May 1 • 29 min
A discussion on Nutrition, Cramping and her own sporting history and ambitions. Prof Maaike Kruseman lectures at the Uni of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland. When we host training camps overseas it can be fascinating to discover our clients…
Simon Griffiths - founder of Outdoor Swimmer magazine
Apr 29 • 35 min
Simon Griffiths - founder of Outdoor Swimmer magazine talks about all aspects of OW swimming. His own early tri career, OW and Otilo.
Steve Trew - GB Olympic Coach, Olympic and BBC commentator
Apr 29 • 29 min
Steve Trew - GB Olympic Coach, Olympic and BBC commentator
A chat with Ralph - pilot episode - How I started in Tri a long time ago.
Apr 28 • 31 min
1992ish and while a student at Ohio University on a swim scholarship Ralph and I coached the Waltham Forest London Youth Games Tri team to success at the Interborough champs at Crystal Palace. This started an interest in Tri which led to racing, training…