TestimonialClient Experiences

I work with Age Group Triathletes of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds, who live all over the world. I’m grateful to each of the coached clients you see on this page for placing their trust in me. I simply guided them along the journey. They did the training. They put in the work. They showed me consistency, week in and week out, and each one is deserving of their progress. I appreciate their willingness to share their experiences with you.

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“Rory is more than a swim coach; he’s a swim guru. His step-by-step stroke deconstruction and prioritization for quick gains are remarkable. His use of interactive media and camera analysis is creative and effective. Under his guidance, my swim time improved from 2:30 to 1:55 per 100 meters in just six sessions. Beyond swimming, Rory understands your goals and cares deeply about your progress, pushing you when needed and easing off when counterproductive. He’s a genuinely good guy, athlete, and coach.

Mohanned A | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ

“Rory help me go from a beginner who struggled with 50 meters to a confident triathlete. He not only made me faster but, more importantly, made swimming enjoyable. Rory’s expertise and caring nature set him apart as a coach. His ability to explain and visualize technical aspects, tailor sessions to individual needs, and provide comprehensive support have been invaluable on my triathlon journey. I highly recommend him to swimmers of all levels.”

Guillaume D | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

“Swimming with Rory resolved my shoulder pain through technique improvement, making me more efficient and capable of longer, faster swims. His feedback quality stands out, showing genuine commitment to athlete improvement. Working with Rory shifted my mindset toward a more positive, intentional, and growth-oriented approach to swimming for races.”

Dani R | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด

“Rory’s coaching worked like magic for my swim! Just weeks after our session, I knocked off seconds per 100. In a recent Olympic distance race, despite getting lost, dealing with sun glare, and feeling under the weather, I held 1:19s for the entire swim. The improvement is so noticeable that everyone at the race kept asking me what I had changed. Thanks to Rory’s guidance, my swim is not only faster but also feels more natural. I’m thrilled with the progress! “

Jono B | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

โ€œRory is extremely talented at understanding peopleโ€™s skills and abilities and building a stroke around their base strengths.โ€

David M | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

โ€œWhat makes him unique is his ability to get the best out of you and motivate you while still leaving you with a smile on your face.โ€ If you are willing to do the work and listen you’ll get the results. Hands down the best guy around in my opinion. Just don’t forget your goggles ever.โ€

Amin S | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

โ€œFollowing Roryโ€™s tips and watching him guide you will make you โ€˜feelโ€™ the rights and wrongs in your swim technique. Itโ€™s simple, effective!โ€

Evan K | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท

“Rory has really improved my swimming confidence and speed. He’s introduced structure to my plan and it’s made a significant difference. His coaching instills trust and a positive mindset, and I appreciate the carefully constructed training plan. Working with Rory shifted my mentality from uncertainty to achieving my big swim goals.”

Bobby W | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

โ€œRory helped me visualize my faults and my strengths during each swim which allowed me to correct my mechanics and enhance my body position so I can hold a more effective stroke in the water.โ€

Arnaud B | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

“Before working with Rory, I struggled with getting exhausted quickly and lacked swim workout knowledge. I’ve learned the importance of body position and balance. Rory’s coaching, especially the video analysis and personalized explanations, was enlightening and engaging. It has completely changed my perspective on swimming, making it an enjoyable activity I intend to continue.”

Ben B | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

“Having completed several Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races before working with Rory, I felt my progress in swim technique, speed, and energy efficiency had hit a plateau. Rory, however, reignited the trajectory with a rocket boost. Through changes in my style, drills, and swim schedule, I witnessed a remarkable increase in swim speed within just a few weeks. Over four months, my half Ironman swim improved by an impressive 10 minutes. What’s even more noticeable is the surplus energy I now have after the swim, contributing to a better performance on the bike leg. Rory’s systematic stroke analysis, attention to detail, and willingness to make fundamental changes in swim style set him apart from my previous experiences with swim coaches.

Kedar V | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

“As a new triathlete with the audacious goal of completing an Ironman in just 7 months, I turned to Rory for guidance. Little did I know that he would not only meet but exceed all my expectations. Rory has been an ongoing source of inspiration and challenge, pushing me to discover more about myself each week. His feedback is not only honest and thorough but also constructive. Rory pays meticulous attention to the smallest details in my technique, even hearing what I don’t say aloud. The training plans he crafted worked wonders โ€“ I slashed 40 seconds off my 100m time, now approach races with confidence and calmness, and have developed a newfound love for swimming.”

Andrea T | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ

“Rory is an exceptional and passionate coach who helped me achieve remarkable progress in just one year. He transformed my pace from 2:35/100m to 1:57/100m through his detailed video analysis, individual drills, and challenging training sets. I can now confidently say #icanswimfast, and I believe anyone can swim faster with Rory’s guidance.”

Maya B | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง

“Rory completely transformed my swimming, taking me from a 19-year hiatus to a new realm of performance. His patience, support, and personalized guidance, coupled with his deep knowledge and holistic perspective, have been invaluable. Rory’s technical expertise and genuine care extend beyond swimming, making him an approachable, humble, and exceptional coach suitable for all levels and abilities.”

Emma H | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

“Magic may not be real, but Coach Rory’s impact on my Olympic distance triathlon swim certainly feels like it! In just 6 weeks, he helped me shave off an incredible 14 minutes, taking my pace from 3:15/100m to a magical 2:41/100m. Coach Rory started with the basics, and the results speak for themselves. I’m grateful for his guidance on my Half Ironman journey, and at this rate, hitting a 2/100m pace seems entirely possible.”

Haitham S | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ

“Before meeting Rory, I couldn’t swim 100m without getting out of breath. After just one session, my stroke improved, and over a year later, I’m still learning and constantly challenged to keep improving my swimming with his guidance.”

Gautier L | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

โ€œIf you want to learn about swimming, and to come to love it, Rory is your man.โ€

Taka M | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

“Growing up in Holland, I had childhood swimming certifications, but life took me towards soccer instead. After relocating to Dubai, I attempted to self-learn swimming but ended up disliking it. Swimming over 10k a week didn’t make me faster; it made me slower and frustrated. As a triathlete and coach, I knew a change was needed. Enter Rory. His approach, starting with a workout, CSS swim test, and video analysis, transformed my experience. Weekly emails with insights and additional workouts became the norm. Over time, I not only felt but saw the difference โ€“ swim times improving, and my disdain for swimming turning into genuine enjoyment. Rory is the ideal swim coach, combining attentive listening, analysis, and a wealth of experience. Since moving away to Singapore in December, I’ve remained consistent with Rory’s guidance. He’s not just my coach; he’s the only advice I give to anyone wanting to improve their swim โ€“ GO TO Rory!

Jan G | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

“Rory helped me break through a 3-year swimming plateau, making me faster and more confident. His ability to identify and simplify areas for improvement, along with reinforcing my strengths, led to incredible progress. Now, with Rory programming my swims, I’m achieving times I never thought possible and enjoying swimming more than ever. I highly recommend Rory to swimmers of all levels.

Tom W | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

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