When Training Doesn't Go Well, Welcome Athlete Mark Dobersch, Accepting new athletes for 2015

Dec
9

Coach Mark assures athletes that bad workouts happen, and suggest ways to minimize them. Welcome new athlete Mark Dobersch, training with Coach Mark Sortino. Swim Clinic photos.

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Swimming with a Purpose, Postive Adaptations

Dec
2

Use valuable training time to work on developing swim economy rather than focusing on sheer volume, says Coach John. Coach Amanda reminds that training and life (non-training) stressors can impact physical adaptation to training. Athlete testimonial from Molly Evans.

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Happy Thanksgiving, New Sports Psychology and Mental Skills Training with Coach Amanda

Nov
25

Happy Thanksgiving! Look for our "Fit Friday" specials! Team MPI is pleased to be able to provide Sports Psychology and Mental Skills Training with Coach Amanda Leibovitz. Sport psychology and mental skills training can help you unlock your full athletic potential and gain a competitive advantage as you continue to excel in the sport you love.

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Spring Training Camp Announcement, Inherent Resolve, Jamie Brown Joins Coaching Staff

Nov
18

Coach John addresses the "Inherent Resolve" of sailors on a long mission at sea, and draws parallels to the commitment required for success in the sport of triathlon. Coach Jamie Brown is welcomed to the coaching staff. The 2015 Team MPI Spring Triathlon Training Camp details are released.

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Entering the Off Season, Managing Expectations, IMFL Race Report

Nov
11

Coach Amanda encourages triathletes to use the off season to rekindle their love of the sport. Coach Mark talks about combating the negative components of ego, fantasy and fear when racing. Charles James shares his IMFL race report.

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Goal Setting, Planning, Race Tally

Nov
4

Coach Amanda reviews two types of goal-setting styles and strategies for achieving them. Coach Allen poses questions to help with race selection and planning for 2015. Tally of Team MPI races and podiums to date for the year. Winter swim clinic info.

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WInter Swim Clinics Announced, Prepare to be Impressed

Oct
28

Coach Mark debunks the idea that paratriathletes might be average at best, and shares examples of the outstanding swim, bike, and run speeds these athletes can achieve. The Team MPI Winter Triathlon Swim clinics are announced. The Swim Video Clinics are December 7 & January 10. The Indoor Triathlon Swim Clinic is December 13 and it will provide guidance on designing a swim program specific to your race goals.

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Elephant in the Room, USAT Paratriathlon Camp, Amy Hunt's IMCHOO Race Report

Oct
21

Avoid unintentioned off-season weight gain with some basic steps from Coach Mark. Amy Hunt shares her IMCHOO Race Report. Photos from USAT Paratriathlon Camp in Chula Vista.

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Inspiration, Phat Girls Swim Clinic, IMCHOO Race Report, Outreach

Oct
14

Coach Mark Sortino reports from his sixth trip to the Kona IRONMAN World Championship. Coach Jim Harris provides a humorous look at the ways triathletes can give back to their families. Kevin Self has his IMCHOO race report. Mark Kate Callahan was in the news, and Coach Amanda Leibovitz is presenting at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference!

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Off-Season, SRI Tri, Race Reports from IMCHOO and IM 70.3 Augusta

Oct
7

Coach Mark offers advice for the off-season and number one is TAKE TIME OFF! Race reports from Megan Davis at IRONMAN Chattanooga and Casey Elkins at IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta. Photos and results from Santa Rosa Island Triathlon.

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