Month: October 2023

Triathlon Race Day Tips

Triathlon Coach on The Importance of Riding Outside

As a triathlon coach with almost 20 years of experience under my belt, I’ve witnessed the evolution of training methods in the sport. In recent years, indoor training has gained popularity with the advent of smart trainers, virtual racing platforms, and the convenience of controlled environments. While indoor training has its merits, I firmly believe […]

Triathlon Coach on Mastering Open Water Swimming

As a triathlon coach with almost 20 years of experience, I often find myself emphasising the importance of open water swimming to my athletes. Triathlons are a unique combination of three demanding disciplines: swimming, cycling, and running. Of these, open water swimming is perhaps the most daunting for many athletes, yet it’s also an area […]

Triathlon Coach on The Importance of Transition Skills in Triathlon

Triathlon is a unique and demanding sport that combines swimming, cycling, and running into a single race. To excel in this multisport discipline, athletes must not only be proficient in each individual component but also be skilled at transitioning between them. One often overlooked aspect of triathlon training is the development of transition skills, including […]

Triathlon Coach on Top Tips for Cornering Safely

Cornering safely on a road or triathlon bike is a crucial skill for cyclists, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider. Proper cornering technique not only enhances your performance but also reduces the risk of accidents. Coach Steve, head coach of Davey Black Triathlon Club Melbourne, provides you below with essential tips and techniques […]