Coaching Day 1

Children Swimming Cycling Running
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Hashtag:#Coaching #Lake62
Date:12/05/2018 , 11:00
Location:Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire
Address:SN6 6QX (Map & Directions)
Races: Session 1
Session 2
Session 1 & 2
South West Series Swim Coaching
  
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Entries will be open between 1st December 2017 (midnight) - 10th May 2018 (12noon), unless full prior to this.

Welcome to our first coaching and familiarisation day. This day will focus on the fundemental skills of swimming, transition & bike skills and running. 

There are 3 sessions you are able to choose from; open water swimming coaching, transition preparation & bike skills coaching and running technique delivery. Together, these will make up the principles of triathlon training, through coaching.

Downloadable information for the coaching day can be found at the bottom of this page - coming soon.

Coaches

Your coaches for this day are Stu Welch & Keith Bradshaw.

South West Triathlon Series Swimming Coaching Session - 1 hour, 10:00am - 11:00am age 8 - 16 only.

Points that will be covered;

  • Putting on a wetsuit
  • Water familiarisation
  • In water confidence
  • Body positioning
  • Breathing
  • Race starts
  • Swimming turns
  • Swim sighting
  • Exiting the open water
  • Wetsuit removal

Session 1: Swimming Coaching Session - 1 hour, 11:00am - 12:00pm, age 16+.

Points that will be covered;

  • Putting on a wetsuit
  • Water familiarisation
  • In water confidence
  • Body positioning
  • Breathing
  • Race starts
  • Swimming turns
  • Swim sighting
  • Exiting the open water
  • Wetsuit removal
     

Session 2: Transition Preparation, How To & Bike Skills and Running Technique Delivery Coaching Session - 3 hours, 12:30pm - 15:30pm, age 16+.

Points that will be covered; 

  • Bike set up, including what you should have in a race
  • Transition set up for T1
  • How to speed up T1 times
  • How to make the most out of your transition space
  • Transiton set up for T2
  • How to speed up T2 times, including flying dismount techniques
  • Making a smooth transition during the race
  • Mount & dismount practice
  • Video analysis of all participants*
  • Run biomechanics
  • Warming up
  • Running drills & techniques to encourage more efficiency
  • How to run more efficiently to save energy and reduce injury
  • Stength, conditioning & stability advice and guidance
  • Training principles for running
  • Video re-analysis at the end of the session*

*All participants will receive a copy of the video footage and will also receive 20% discount off any 1:1 video packages.

If you wish to take part in any of these sessions, please follow the entry process at the top of the screen, and select the appropriate session or sessions. You will need to input some details, as you are effectively entering an event.

There will be a 20 - 30 minute break between sessions, this will be used for changing, resting and an interaction session between others in the group.

The session will be lead by one or more of our dedicated coaches. To find out more about them, please visit out training and coaching page here.

 
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