Triathlon BC’s four part April webinar series is now available online on YouTube to the entire triathlon community. The webinars focus on skills, tactics, and knowledge for new and novice triathletes, but all ages and abilities will benefit from viewing. Topics include race preparation, open water swim skills, race tactics, race nutrition, training nutrition for busy lifestyles, strength training, injury prevention, and mental performance. These are covered by the four amazing speakers below, who have a wealth of race experience along with professional knowledge.
Triathlon Skills & Tactics: Ellen Pennock
– Ellen has a wealth of international World Cup race experience, including a U23 World Championship silver medal, and is an NCCP Comp-Dev Certified Coach. She provides a discussion around the skills and tactics on event day: from morning preparations, open water swimming skills, tips for speedy transitions, and overall race day strategy to have you performing your best.
Mental Performance: Dr. Kolin Kriitmaa
– Kolin is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) and holds a Doctorate of Education in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. He takes an interdisciplinary approach to mental performance combining aspects from the physical, technical, tactical, cognitive, and psychological domains – All of which play a huge part in getting to the start line and event day success.
Strength Training and Injury Prevention: Gillian Clayton
– Gillian is a Ironman Canada Pro Champion and has a Masters in Physical Therapy. She provides a discussion on strength training and injury prevention – making sure you can make it to the start line healthy and strong.