Castle Triathlon Series Training Programmes and Training Day
The Castle Triathlon Series have a well established and very popular training platform run by the elite coaches from thetrilife.com who can support you through the race season. Bespoke training programs and training days can be booked during the registration process, using the ENTER 2014 button. Scroll down for more information.
thetrilife.com is the largest provider of triathlon coaching services in the UK whose coaches include former elite athletes such as Richard Jones and Andrea Whitcombe, the 2000 Olympic team coach Bill Black and the 2008 Olympic team coach Dan Salcedo.
For first time triathletes our goal is to fully prepare you for your first event – this is meant to be fun! For more experienced athletes our coaches will be on hand to help you improve your race performances.To help you reach your goals we have a number of training packages available.
If this is your first triathlon and you are unsure of what it involves to race or what sort of training to undertake please click here - "Training information to get you started".
thetrilife.com coaches have prepared training programs specifically for the Castle Triathlon Series and tailored to your level of experience.
When you buy a training program from thetrilife.com you will get as much coach support via email as you need from their experienced coaches. On top of this, your program is delivered via the internet so is accessible wherever you are AND your sessions are emailed to you on a daily basis – no scraps of paper to carry around! Finally, you will have access to an online training diary so that you can track, analyse and monitor your training progress.
I JUST WANT PAPER! We know that some busy athletes just want a file that they can print off – thetrilife.com can do this too – you just have to let them know - firstname.lastname@example.org
Whichever way your plan is delivered, you will get:
- fully structured and effective sessions in all disciplines
- progressive overload and recovery periods to develop fitness, strength and speed
- email support from a coach at thetrilife.com
- a well-planned taper
- reassurance that you are doing the right training at the right time
- reassurance that YOU CAN BE READY AND WILL HAVE A GREAT DAY!
Want to book training? -(this can be added to your online registration) click here
|The Super Sprint Distance Training Program (400m/20km/4km)
What I get: A 12 week complete beginner or intermediate level training program for a Castle Triathlon Series Super Sprint distance event. Email support from thetrilife.com coaches. Membership to thetrilife.com Clubhouse, membership to a BTF registered club – thetrilife.com. A monthly newsletter with training advice.
The Sprint Plus Distance Training Program (800m/40km/8km)
|The Olympic Standard Training Program (1500m/40km/10km)
What I get: A 12 week first time Olympic or intermediate level training program for a Castle Triathlon Series Olympic Distance event. Email support from thetrilife.com coaches. Membership to thetrilife.com Clubhouse, membership to a BTF registered club – thetrilife.com. A monthly newsletter with training advice.
The Middle Distance Gauntlet Training Program (3.8km/180.2km/42.2km)
Preparation for Children. In partnership with thetrilife.com, we have put together some tips on preparing your youngsters for a triathlon. Click here for more information (306.4 KB)
The Training Day Dates
Want to book an open water session or a half day's full training session? - Scroll down to find out more and register your interest. We will email you once a date is confirmed.
Children's open water swim training session
We are pleased to be able to offer a number of open water swim sessions for Children. This is a great opportunity for those who have not swum in open water before and would like to build confidence and technique before the race. These are sessions of are usually held on a Sunday morning around 3-4 weeks before the events. The session lasts for 30 mins including 20 mins swimming and cost £15.00 (to be confirmed). We only have 60 places available per session, so book now to avoid disappointment.
Duncan Scott, an experienced Level 3 triathlon coach, will be taking the sessions which will include:
- How to see where you are going when you are swimming
- How to swim around a course
- What is a race start like
- Practice taking your wetsuit off quickly (if wearing one)
- Having fun!
If you wish to attend a training day at another Castle, please register your interest in the form below.
Adult training session
thetrilife.com is also hosting training sessions specifically designed for the novice triathlete. If you have entered your first triathlon then this is for you! Or maybe this is your second or third triathlon and you are looking for sound advice to improve your times – the day will help develop your skills further. Click for more Training day information (220.8 KB) .
Price: Approx. £65
Hever Timings: 7.00am-1.00pm (To be confirmed)
Lough Cutra, Cholomdeley & Howard Timings: 10.30am-4.30pm (To be confirmed)
Agenda: A draft agenda for the session is available CH Triathlon Training Agenda (53.5 KB)
Address: Exact meeting locations at the castle tbc.
What can you expect?
- To learn new triathlon skills
- To gain confidence
- To have fun
- To meet new triathlon friends
- To get all your questions answered!
Who are your coaches?
Thetrilife.com is a leading coaching company in the UK, delivering swim, bike and run coaching via online training programs, training day camps, overseas camps and one-to-one sessions. The highly qualified coaching team that includes Richard Jones, Bill Black and Andrea Whitcombe provides coaching for athletes of all levels of fitness and ability from first time triathletes through to seasoned professionals and elite performers. Their goal, as your coaches, is to develop your skills, build your confidence, answer your questions (you can ask them anything!) and prepare you for your first event!