Race Report from IM 70.3

A nice race report form one of our athletes who did his first 70.3 race and rather than pick an easy one chose Wimbleball. A tough event but after months of hard work a great result, now we move to Ironman Having woken up to a beautiful sunshine on Saturday morning, I knew then I […]

Junior Tri Camps

We still have space available on our Junior Tri Camp in August. Here is a photo of the type of thing we get up to, some great training sessions but also plenty of fun. We have expert coaches who can help your children through every aspect of triathlon as well as help with nutrition and […]

Absolute Summer Camp

Not long now until we are back in Morzine for our 2 week summer camp. This year we have a big group coming out and a diverse group but it should make it fun as well as some hard training. We have athletes from the West Midlands Regional Academy, our very our Tri Club Academy, […]

Coaching made easy

As coaches at Absolute Tri we spent a lot of time putting a plan together that will perfectly fit our athletes goals, lifestyle, work and training history so that they will hopefully achieve what it is from the sport whether they are elite, age group or just starting out. Below is a race report from […]

A coach’s view of the weekend of racing

Last weekend saw Absolute Tri athletes race not just at various locations around the UK but also in Europe. Our elite junior Jimmy Kershaw, along with some other elite juniors raced in Vienna at a Junior ETU race. Along with some BTF coaching staff (including myself) the trip was fly in, race and fly out […]

One of our newest athletes reflecting on another race in the long journey

Race Preparation: Really solid. Tapering week quite light due to timing of when I could get certain sessions in due to work etc. Training is still largely base-building i.e. not race pace which resulted in the race being very comfortable in terms of completing distances etc. Day immediately prior to the race – Friday – […]

Nottingham Sprint Tri – May 2015 – race report

Race report: With the benefit of a reasonable start I managed to enjoy a nice lie in and a good breakfast we arrived at the lake in good time, it felt windy though. Having affixed the tattoo race numbers and got my kit from the car headed down to rack, joined the big queue and […]

Last of our race reports from last weekend.

This athlete has only been with us for 6 to 8 weeks and this race was added so we could benchmark where the athlete is and therefore shape the next few months of training Race Preparation: Sunday prior to the event had a recurrence of a strained right hamstring. Attended physiotherapy on Tuesday which went […]

Race report which shows the importance of goal setting

What’s interesting about this race report was that the athlete not only beat their previous time on this course by 11 minutes but was also quicker that what they predicted in the lead up to the race, however, after the race and until the coach and the athlete had discussed it the athlete was disappointed. […]