The Race Club Expands Online Coaching with Open Water World Champion

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September 19th, 2021 News, Training

Courtesy of Gary Hall Sr., 10-time World Record Holder, 3-time Olympian, 1976 Olympic Games US Flagbearer and The Race Club co-founder.

Boasting a significant online following, The Race Club is known internationally for providing elite-level swimming videos and coaching. With more interest than ever in Open Water swimming and triathlons, it was time to bring an expert in the field on board. The Race Club is honored and excited to announce Open Water World Champion and Olympian, Alex Meyer, has joined its coaching staff and is now providing online coaching to Open Water swimmers around the world.

Coach Alex not only has the knowledge to help Open Water swimmers and triathletes, but also has the experience to back it up. After earning a spot on his first National Team in 2009, Alex qualified on the FINA World Championships roster in the 25K. His professional Open Water career took off. From 2010 to 2016, Alex competed in four more World Championships, winning gold in the 25K in 2010 and silver in 2015. At the 2012 Olympic Games, Alex placed 10th. On top of that, he claimed three FINA World Cup 10K races and four national titles in the 5K and 10K.

Whether you’re an aspiring Open Water swimmer, triathlete or just a masters swimmer interested in marathon swimming, Coach Alex can help you on your journey. Work with Alex and The Race Club to create your own personalized training plan that encompasses all five disciplines of swimming: Swim Training, Mental Training, Strength Training, Nutrition and Recovery. Learn about the important nuances and techniques of Open Water swimming that will help you get to the finish line faster. Get monthly video calls and highly-specialized workouts to feel more confident than ever in your training.

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Yours in swimming,

Gary Sr.

Gary Hall, Sr., Technical Director and Head Coach of The Race Club (courtesy of TRC)

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The Race Club provides facilities, coaching, training, technical instruction, video, fitness and health programs for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Race Club swim camps are designed and tailored to satisfy each swimmer’s needs, whether one is trying to reach the Olympic Games or simply improve one’s fitness. Our programs are suitable for beginner swimmers, pleasure swimmers, fitness swimmers, USA swimming or YMCA swimmers, or triathletes; anyone who wants to improve swimming skills. All of our Race Club members share an enjoyment of being in the water and use swimming to stimulate a more active mind and body.

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