Rob’s Experience

Rob is sport and fitness coach with an expertise for swimming and a keen interest in endurance events. He runs Saigon Swim Squad, a non profit club, which helps people prepare for upcoming swimming events. Swimmers pay by donation with the proceeds going to charity. The squad is split into 3 groups; Technique, Fitness and Elite. Providing the best possible training no matter what your level is.

He has also helps people prepare for triathlons and ultra trail races up to 100km. His approach includes building strong fitness with special attention paid to rest and recovery. Realise that all aspects of life should be taken in to account when following a training plan. Also including the use of training sessions that best replicate a race experience.

Rob has studied sports development and coaching and is a qualified teacher, training at the Institute of Education, London. For the past 8 years he has worked for International Schools in Shanghai and Saigon teaching Physical Education and coaching Swimming.

Recent Race History:
4th Place AG Challenge Taiwan (Full Ironman Distance Triathlon)
2nd Place Overall 21km Dalat Ultra Trail
1st AG, 3rd Overall 5km Oceanman Malaysia
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