Fitness Coaching

Fitness Coaching aims at transforming people into athletes with high levels of fitness, helping them realise their goals, enjoy the experience of training for and completing endurance events. 

Rob West is a qualified Primary School Teacher from the Institute of Education, London, who also obtained a BA in Sports Development and Coaching. With 9 years experience teaching PE and coaching numerous sports in International Schools, Rob offers training and coaching to school teams and students.

What kind of coaching is most suited to your needs?

Beginner, Suggested Coaching Plan: Private 1-2-1 Coaching

For those requiring a more instructional based approach.


  • Make drastic improvements to your health and fitness
  • Complete your first 10km, Half Marathon or Sprint/Olympic Triathlon

This plan includes:

  • 1 hour privately coached session
  • Weekly contact through WhatsApp

Price: 1,000,000 VND per session or book 5 sessions for 4,000,000 VND

Intermediate, Suggested Coaching Plan: Online Coaching

For time-crunched athletes looking for an effective training program to balance around a busy work and social life.


  • Take your fitness to the next level
  • Complete a Marathon or Half Ironman Distance Triathlon

This plan includes:

  • Personalised program
  • Instructions on: Types of training, Nutrition, Rest, Periodisation and Tapering
  • Bi-weekly contact through email

Price: 1,200,000 VND per month or book 6 months for 6,000,000 VND

Advanced, Suggested Coaching Plan: Premium Coaching Package

For those with lofty goals who are ready to dedicate themselves to achieving them.


  • Work towards a PB in either a Half/Full Marathon or Half Ironman Distance Triathlon
  • Complete an Ultramarathon or Full Ironman Distance Triathlon

This plan includes:

  • Personalised Program
  • Weekly coached session
  • Specific instructions on: Types of training, Nutrition, Rest, Periodisation and Tapering
  • Daily contact through email and WhatsApp

Price: 11,000,000 VND for a 3-month package or 20,000,000 VND for a 6-month package (full refund should you wish to discontinue after the first 30 days)

Group Coaching

For businesses, teams or groups of friends wishing to improve in the same sport or prepare for the same race.

This plan includes:

  • Private group coached session
  • Group contact through email and/or WhatsApp

Please enquire for price and availability.

To start your fitness journey, send Rob and email.

La Holista - Running Coach Rob West Saigon HCMC

Rob is a 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. Fees collected are donated to charity. The squad is split into 3 groups; Technique, Fitness and Elite. Providing the best possible training no matter what your level.

Rob has also helped people prepare for triathlons and ultra trail races up to 100km. His holistic approach includes building strong fitness with special attention paid to rest and recovery. 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:

  • 2nd Place Overall VMM 70km
  • 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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