Triathlon BC is hosting a spring training camp in Victoria between March 23-27.  This camp, while focused on junior athletes,  is open to athletes between the ages of 14-19 who are looking to improve their performances for the 2020 season.

Athletes taking part in this camp can expect to learn open water swimming tactics,  triathlon-specific swimming skills,  transition tips and tricks,  bike skills,  bicycle drafting techniques,  running form, effective off the bike strategies,  recovery techniques, and basic bike maintenance.

CAMP DETAILS:

*In order to make this learning experience valuable and create the best possible training experience a minimum of 8 people are required.  Additionally, the camp will be limited to 20 people.

Athletes planning to attend this camp should come prepared with all of the equipment needed to train. The equipment needs for this clinic include:

  • Suit, goggles, cap, band, pull buoy, fins
  • Road bike with fenders and in safe working order
  • Helmet, riding glasses, proper gloves for warmth and safety
  • Saddlebag with the correct tube, CO2 and adaptor, tire levers
  • Trainer specific rear skewer (bike trainers supplied)
  • Water bottle cage
  • Proper running shoes and attire
  • Watch with stopwatch
  • Casual clothes
  • Lunch Monday-Thursday (lunch will be provided on Friday)
  • Snacks Monday-Friday

CAMP SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)

Monday, March 23rd  9:00am- 2pm Meet at Pacific Sport for introductions; dryland
Swim:  skill assessment, drills, skills, workout
Bike: skill assessment and acquisition
Seminar – Triathlon racing tactics
2:00-4:00 p.m. Run: skill assessment, drills, workout
Gym/outdoor alternate sport
Tuesday, March 24th  9:00am-10:30am Dryland
Swim: drills, skills workout.
Team tactical games – Lunch
Run: workout
1:30-4:00 p.m Seminar – Bike maintenance and repair
Gym/outdoor alternate sport
Wednesday, March 25th    9:00am- 2pm Dryland
Swim: Endurance
Bike: Hill workout
Lunch and team tactical games
2:00-4:00 p.m. Gym/outdoor: alternate sport
Seminar – Motivation
Thursday, March 26th 9:00am-2:00p.m. Dryland
Swim: Technical skills, drills
Transition workout
Seminar – Post-workout and recovery nutrition
Team tactical games
2:00-4:00p.m. Gym/outdoor: alternate sport
Seminar – Motivation
Friday, March 27th      

 

9:00am-2:00p.m Dryland
Swim: speed endurance with team races
Bike: workout with team races
Lunch provided
Run: workout with team races
Post camp lunch and debrief
  2:00-2:30p.m. Athlete departure