TRIBAL Singapore


AboutFounded in 2019, we are a team of triathlon coaches with a strong passion to raise the sport of triathlon in Sunny Singapore. We understand that it is a daunting task for many to start out on the journey to their first triathlon and our shared vision is to build a positive, friendly and inclusive multi-sport community of athletes of all abilities where we learn and share as one Singapore Triathlon community while inspiring more individuals to pick up the sport. Spread among us are years of multi-sport training and racing experience both at the varsity and national level - we hope to share and impart the skills and techniques that we have learnt and honed to the new, the seasoned and also the next generation of triathletes!
Coach/Trainer(s)Ian Chew (Co-Founder) + Tribal Coaching Tam

Ian is a World Triathlon and Singapore NROC Triathlon Level 1 Coach and also the Head Coach of the Nanyang Technological University's Aquathlon Team and Iron Project Singapore IRONMAN Triathlon Team. He currently drives the multisport programs at TRIBAL with the club taking top sport as overall club champions at the Metasprint Series for two consecutive years in 2022 and 2023. The club also focuses strongly on performance with the fast growing youth development squad that feeds athletes into the Singapore Triathlon National Team pipeline and Age Group programs that help aspiring multisport athletes qualify for the IRONMAN or IRONMAN 70.3 world championships.

He is supported by the rest of our tribal coaching team who all hail from various backgrounds and specializations in each or all of the triathlon legs (Swim, Bike, Run). We pride ourselves in our dynamic team and coaching culture where everyone is mutually supportive in helping our athletes and community develop and grow to reach their fullest potential.
Training ScheduleMonday: Beginner / Technique Swim at Metropolitan YMCA (Stevens Rd)
1900 - 2030 HRS

Tuesday: Base Rides from Upp Thompson or Upp Bukit Timah Rd
0600 - 0700 HRS

Wednesday: Endurance or Strength Swim at Methodist Girls School (King Albert Park)
1930 - 2100 HRS

Thursday: Run Squad at MOE Evans Rd (CCAB Running Track)
1915 - 2045 HRS

Saturday: Sentosa Bricks (Run + Open Water Swim) Tanjong Beach
0815 - 1000 HRS

Sunday: Bike Threshold OR Bricks (Ride + Run) Seletar Airport OR F1 Pit Building
0730 - 0900 HRS

*Other Group Rides / Trainings posted on internal club group!
*Regular Club Races, Events and Discounts
VenueSingapore - Island-wide
Type of Training Offered- Free Events / Community / Sharing
- Paid Training Programme / Clinics / Private & Group Classes
-  Open Water Swim Clinics
-  Bike Clinics
-  Run Clinics
-  Combined University Aquathlon Camp 2019

Triathlon training Camps, Overseas Race Trips etc.
- Team trips up to various races
- Partner Community triathlon / cycling clubs in Colombo, Shanghai, Malaysia etc.

Charity Organizations:
- Annual Christmas Run fundraiser (in partnership with Running Lab Singapore supporting Sport Cares Singapore)
- Iron Project 2019 (3-Part series and fundraiser / volunteer work for Cycling without Age)
-  Annual Bike-a-thon with Metropolitan YMCA to raise funds for MY.MANNA  


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