Swim affects the bike and run, Unimagined comes true

Jun
25

Coach Mark reminds us not to neglect the swim as it has a direct bearing on our bike and run. Coach John shares an experience of an athlete reaching swim goals not believed possible. Portofino Sunset Tri Race #5, IMFL Long Course Camp, race results, photos, more!

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Sunscreen, 12 Tips and Tricks, Athlete Spotlight

Jun
18

Coach Allen reminds athletes of the importance of sunscreen; Coach Dustin shares her 12 Tips and Tricks she has learned. Athlete Spotlight: Chad Westmoreland. Photos, results, more!

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Mid season reminders, Portofino Sunset Tri series race #4

Jun
11

Coach Mark and Coach Allen both share thoughts on mid-season evaluation of race goals/motivation and looking ahead to races for the following season. See the link to Coach John's article in BeginnerTriathlete.com. Results, photos, new athletes, and more!

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Thank those who support you, Reasons for Open Water Swimming, Jubilee Kids Tri, Grandman

Jun
4

This issue recaps the Grandman Triathlon and Jubilee Kids Tri with race reports, results, and photos. Coach's Corner includes Coach Dustin on Thanking those who support you and Coach John on the importance of Open Water swim training.

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Triathlon Teaches Us We Can Always Make It, Perspective

May
28

Coach Mark describes a recent race swim that showed him that he can always make it. Coach Dustin talks about appreciating the journey of triathlon to take the pressure off of race results. What is the Portofino Sunset Tri series worth? Photos from the CapTexTri Paratriathlon National Championships, race results, more!

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Slaying the Dragon of the First Ironman, Consider Conditions When Selecting Races

May
21

Coach John discusses adjusting expectations for a first irondistance race especially when conditions are less than ideal and Coach Allen reminds us to consider potential conditions when selecting races. Portofino Sunset Tri race #3 results; Race reports from Crystal Hlywa and Coach Dustin; Photos from 3 Mile Bridge Swim

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Am I getting too serious? Technique is King!

May
14

Coach Mark cautions about taking the sport too seriously at times and Coach John outlines six focus areas for swim technique improvement. Read about the Dodge/CAF Paratriathlon camp, Race Results, Team MPI photos, and more!

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Get in Tune with your Body, Matt Shaffer Marathon Report

May
7

Coach Dustin described the importance of listening to your body and making adjustments to reduce injury risk. Matt Shaffer shares his race report from running a 3:17 at the Eugene Marathon. Team MPI Performance Package sessions now available in the Gulf Coast area with Coach Allen. Photos from Crawfishman Tri and Wildflower, Race Results, and more!

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Frequency, Run Drills Pay Dividends, Athlete Spotlight: Erica Davis

Apr
30

Coach John discusses training frequency as he reflects on leading a 10-day Paratriathlon Training Camp. Coach Allen explains that run drills can be incorporated into a run and pay more dividends than an extra mile or two. Athlete Spotlight on Erica Davis; Portofino Sunset Tri Race #1 photos and thanks; Jubilee Kids Tri, Race Results, and more!

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Triathlon Swim Rehearsal, In the Wake of Tragedy

Apr
23

Coach John explains the value of and how to rehearse for the triathlon swim. Coach Dustin reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombings. Photos from ITU San Diego, Mullet Man Triathlon, Cliff Kennedy's 30-for-30 run, race results and more!

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