Paralympics Begin! Coach Mandi's Start in Triathlon and Coaching

Sep
7

Coach Mandi Kowal shares her start in triathlon and coaching that came about from the loss of life on 9/11. Paralympic Triathlon and Cycling schedules and photos. Welcome athletes Reanna Wenham and Mike Belus!

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Sleep & Recovery, Control What You Can, Welcome Coach Mandi Kowal, Portofino Race #5.5

Aug
30

Coach MarkT offers a compelling perspective that will have you giving proper due to rest and recovery. Coach Brad urges us to let worry go, control what we can, and work the problems on race day! Recap of Portofino Race #5.5 on August 27. 

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Paralympic/Olympic Attitude, Welcome New Coaches Laura Henry and Becky Piper

Aug
23

Coach Chris shares what she has learned from coaching Paralympians/Olympians and how age groupers can adopt those winning attitudes. Welcome new coaches Laura Henry and Becky Piper. Coach John's athlete on the struggle bus.

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3 Great Track Sessions, Ashley Eisenmenger, Paratriathlon Nationals

Aug
16

Coach Mark demystefies the track with his three favorite workouts: a ladder, mile repeats, and an acceleration/turnover session. USAT Paratriathlon Nationals results. Ashley Eisenmenger wins a USABA Scholarship. Athlete quotes and more! 

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Rubber Hits the Dirt, Improving the Run off the Bike

Aug
9

Amp up your run fun by hitting the trail, says Coach Brad Noble. Learn to run better and more comfortably off the bike by incorporating regular transition brick runs, suggests Coach John Murray. Olympic and Paralympic Triathlon Guide, Zarzaur Law's Perseverence video, and savings with Endurance Films Training Institute. 

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Start with a Coach Now, IM Lake Placid Race Report by Russell Parker

Aug
2

If you are looking to up your game, consider hiring a coach -- even mid-season, says Coach Liesl. Russell Parker shares his IRONMAN Lake Placid race report, finding the race course to be anything but "placid!" 

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Tri for a Cause, Race Your Race, Introducing Coach Aaron Scheidies

Jul
26

If you need a new motivation for your sport, consider training and racing on behalf of a charitable cause, suggests Coach Jay. Athlete Bryant Davis shares a moving piece on "Answering the Why" of triathlon. Meet new Coach Aaron Scheidies, 5-Time ITU World Paratriathlon Champion. Read Coach MarkT's USAT article, "Plan Your Pace to Race Your Race." Recap of Portofino Race #4

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About the 'I Hate Open Water Swim', Benefits of Local Sport Clubs, Welcome Becky O'Neil

Jul
19

Coach Ben explains the many benefits of participating in local swim, bike, and run groups and encourages us explore those options. Coach John goes behind the scenes of the weekly 'I Hate Open Water Swim" sponsored by Zarzaur Law so prospective swimmers know what to expect and come on-time and ready to swim. Meet new athlete Becky O'Neil!

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Ocean Swim Tactics, Lessons of Sport, Welcome Sharee Semmelbeck

Jul
12

Coach Jay shares tips for conquering the ocean swim - waves, currents, and critters! Hailey Danisewicz reflects on being fast versus "pretty fast for a ___" in her lesson of sport. Meet new athlete Sharee Semmelbeck.

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Youth Skills Camp, Road Tripping to Races, US Paralympic Triathlon Team

Jul
5

Coach Mark Turner shares his experience at the USAT National High Performance Youth Skills Camp in Kerrville, TX. Coach Amanda Leibovitz gives us tips to arrive at the starting line ready to race when we take the "show on the road" traveling significant distances to races. The US Paralympic Triathlon Team was announced and includes Team MPI athletes Mark Barr, Hailey Danisewicz, and Krige Schabort.

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