12 Reasons All Kids Should Try a Triathlon
Mary Ryerse Nov. 17, 2015
From developing perseverance to being a better student, here are 12 reasons all kids should try a triathlon. Use these fun facts to help encourage a youth or junior you know to give multisport a try.
Coaching Youth: Fueling an Athlete’s Lifestyle
Alan Ley Nov. 05, 2015
Young athletes, like adults, are exposed to all kinds of daily emotions and stress, and it is important for the coach and parent to understand this.
Proper Youth Race Distances
Justin Trolle Nov. 01, 2015
If as a parent or coach you are looking at setting race distances for your children or athletes, you should take the following into account.
Introducing Your Child to Triathlon
Matt Russ Nov. 01, 2015
Participation in a youth event represents some new and perhaps unique challenges for the youth triathlete and parent alike.
How To Be a Triathlete Parent
Rex King June 16, 2015
For a new triathlete parent, a youth triathlon can be daunting — from the lingo to equipment to race day duties. Youth & Junior Coach Rex King cuts away the clutter and helps set things straight for race day.
Setting Goals for the New Year
Jim Vance Jan. 16, 2015
The offseason is a great time to step away from the monotony of swim-bike-run. Coach Jim Vance shares tips for youth athletes to recharge their bodies and minds and start setting goals for the new season.
Technique and Training for Young Triathletes
Bob Seebohar Nov. 04, 2014
Poor technique and biomechanics at a young age can predispose youth for a higher risk of injury and can form bad habits throughout their triathlon lifestyle.
Tips for Building Confidence in Your Swim
Jennifer Hutchison Aug. 15, 2014
Triathlon is a fun sport but the swim can make some young athletes nervous. Whether you’re concerned about swimming the full distance, intimidated by swimming with others or anxious about the unknowns of open water, start building confidence for your next race with these four easy tips.
Helping Your Young Triathlete with Mental Preparation
Morgan Johnson March 14, 2014
One of the most common questions I hear from parents as a youth and junior coach is how to help their young athletes with mental preparation and motivation.
Your Young Triathlete’s Best Transition
Morgan Johnson Oct. 21, 2013
Transition is often one of the most confusing aspects of the sport for new-to-tri families, and it counts as a part of your athlete’s overall race time, so it’s important to be prepared.