Beginner Triathlon 5 Week Course £129
April 2022 Course Now Live!

Just getting into triathlon? Not quite sure about how to complete one or nervous about race day? Our course will help you find out everything you need to know to prepare for your race.

 

Suitable for complete beginner triathletes looking to learn the basics to complete Super Sprint and Sprint Triathlons confidently.

Week 1 Freestyle Breathing & Technique (pool)

  • Pool based freestyle swimming technique sessions

  • Exhalation & breathing bilaterally

  • How to swim in a wetsuit

  • Swimming in the Open Water for the first time

  • Sighting techniques to swim straight

  • Swimming close to others

  • Stroke Adaptations for Open Water & Distance Swimming

  • Mass Starts

  • Managing Anxieties & Phobias

Ladies Squad
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Week 2 Open Water Swimming for Triathlon

  • How to put a wetsuit on properly

  • How to swim in a wetsuit

  • Swimming in the Open Water for the first time

  • Sighting techniques to swim straight

  • Swimming close to others

  • Stroke Adaptations for Open Water & Distance Swimming

  • Mass Starts

  • Managing Anxieties & Phobias

Week 3 Running Technique for Triathlon

  • Running technique

  • Running off the bike

  • Pacing

  • Nutrition and hydration

  • Training 

  • Q&A

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Road Biking

Week 4 Cycling Technique for Triathlon

  • Bike Handling Skills

  • Cornering

  • Gear Changes

  • Using clip on pedals (optional)

  • Cycling efficiently

  • Race etiquette

Week 5 Transitions, Race Tips & Mini Race

  • How to set up your transition area

  • Order of changing kit

  • Speedy wetsuit removal

  • What equipment you do and don't need

  • Practicing T1 swim to bike

  • Practicing T2 bike to run

  • Mini Race!

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2022 Course Session Dates & Venues

Week 1: Monday 25th April - Kingfisher School Pool - Freestyle technique for triathlon

Week 2: Monday 2nd May - OWSC - Open Water Swimming

Week 3: Monday 9th May - OWSC - Running Technique for triathlon

Week 4: Monday 16th May - OWSC - Cycling Skills 

Week 5 Monday 23rd May - OWSC - Transitions, Race Tips & Mini Race!