Teamwork – key to continued improvement

At Absolute Tri we are very lucky not just to have some of the best coaches and facilities but also some great partners and support services. One of those is Mike Whitehead from Radcliffe Physiotherapy who supports not only our elite athletes but also our Academy and age group athletes. Due to the high level […]

Paul Taylor – Triathlon X

The beauty of coaching is the diversity of working with an array of different athletes all of whom not only have their own goals and agendas, but also wish to experience the coaching journey in a variety of different ways.I knew instantly when I first sat down with Paul Taylor in August 2015 that his […]

Jimmy Kershaw, athlete and mentor

Absolute Tri Coaching have nurtured Jimmy Kershaw http://absolutetri.com/absolute-wall-of-fame/jimmy-kershaw/ from the age of 11 when he first started training with Absolute Tri Club Worcester. Since then, Jimmy’s journey has led him to be a full-time athlete training in Nottingham with Steve Lloyd and Absolute Tri Club and Absolute Tri Coaching as his main sponsors and coaching […]

Group running and drills (or maybe Monty Python school of silly walks)

Our Saturday morning run sessions are proving to be more and more popular as the weeks go by. We change our focus and venue each week to suit the needs of our athletes. However, we always aim to work on technique work at each session which provides athletes with an opportunity to think about their […]

2017 Morzine Training Camps

This year we are teaming up with 44South again to deliver quality training camps for our juniors and age group athletes in the picturesque town of Morzine. As a coaching team, we will be striving to provide the best all round experience for all involved. The right amount of training and the a lot of […]

Threshold Test – a Coach and Athlete perspective

As a newbie to the sport of triathlon and looking to enhance their training it is not uncommon to spend a considerable amount of time reading a variety of triathlon related articles and to talk to triathletes who have been training and racing for some years.  As a consequence novice athletes are likely to come across […]

Race Report – Louth Triathlon

A successful race in as much as I loved it and came across the line with a smile on my face. The swim was calm and I was hugging a gorilla and was being a little teapot whilst blowing lots of bubbles, this may have fallen by the wayside, and I had a couple of […]

My Challenge, My Journey, My Ironman by Marcin Zimny AG 35-39

Three years ago I said I would never do a long distance triathlon and that’s just beyond my reach. A year later I brewed up a plan to start open water swimming and try olympic distance in year 1, middle in year 2 and finally the long distance in year 3. Knowing it’s so far […]