WEEKLY TRANSITION, SWIM, BIKE, RUN, READ…..
- WORD FROM THE COACHES
- APRIL TRANSITION & RECOVERY MONTH
- END OF SEASON PARTY!
- LORNE TRAINING CAMP
- TRAINING SESSION UPDATES
1. WORD FROM THE COACHES
END OF SEASON PARTY – TICKETS & VOTING
End of Season Party early bird tickets end this week so make sure you get your tickets by this Friday the 29th before the price goes up. To purchase and for more info click here. Don’t miss out or pay more than you have to. Also don’t forget to vote for our athlete awards – we have had a large number in already with some very close nomination counts currently. Make your vote count here.
Ironman Port Macquire is this Sunday and long course athletes Annemarie (#586), Andy (#944), Rich, Malise (#476) and Evan (#539) are putting their final preparations into place and travel north over in the next few days. Head coach Ollie and a big support crew will be heading up and cheering the guys throughout their races. Posts and progress will be updated through the day but you can also follow the guys via this link. Have a great day all and enjoy your day.
APRIL RECOVERY AND TRANSITION MONTH
For those who have now finished racing recovery is key before the build to next season. Read more about what is going on and the events coming up to help you get there below. Please note that the Coffee and Cake Rides are all abilities so a great time to come along, meet other guys in the squad and have some nice food!
Our ride this Saturday 30th starts from North Point Cafe on North Road at 7am where we will also eat afterwards.
ADVANCED GOAL SETTING
This Thursday evening is expected to be attended by all those short and long course athletes looking at pushing their boundaries and performance over winter and the next season. The session is targeted at those who have been racing for more than one year and are performance driven. Athletes attending are expected to come prepared with their main Triathlon goals in addition to a life goal. Be prepared to share these with the group and provide input and interaction during the session. For more information,attendance confirmation and food ordering please click here. Any questions on attendance please contact us at [email protected] or speak to your coach. Topics to be covered in the session include:
- Individual plans
- Challenges to look out for
- What does success look like
- Performance drivers
As the weather cools down (well it was supposed to and we are sure it will…) do ensure you are dressed appropriately for the sessions especially as we will be hitting the hills in the months ahead on the bike. Layers are key to be comfortable during this time. For a full range of gear jump on the TriShop here
Bookings are coming in for the Lorne Camp over the Queens birthday long weekend of the 10/11/12/13 June. For this all abilities camp we will be staying at the Lorne Life Saving Club giving great easy access to the Great Ocean Road for our rides and the trails and foreshore for a variety of runs. Read more here.
We know there are plenty of crew already planning their winter runs with many taking part in Run Melbourne. We have created a team so we can see who is racing – join in here to Run on the 24th July 2016.
Please do ensure you check the timetable and our Victorian Facebook page for training updates during this recovery and transition period as we have changed a few sessions and sometimes have to change at short notice. Click the session on the calendar to give you more details including time and location. top
With the end of the season now here for many of our athletes we are now in the recovery and transition period. This is a very important time of the season where you need to unwind, rest and recuperate. Sessions should be fewer and much less intense to give tired bodies the rest that they deserve. If you have any questions about your own recovery or program please let your coach know and we can work through it with you. The timetable does look busy but we do still have a number of long course athletes training for races in May and June. This recovery & transition period we have the following:
- Goal setting session
- Thursday 28st April [For those who have been racing for a number of years or have attended these sessions in previous years]
- Final coffee and cake ride
- Saturday 30th April – 7am North Point Cafe, Brighton
- Sunday activity
- 100 Steps & Breakfast – Sunday 1st May
In May when athletes have had some down time and are looking towards the new season we will be looking at introducing skills sessions on the bike, some bike maintenance as well as strength and conditioning and nutrition/body management. Please email us at [email protected] with any questions regards your top
The time of year is here. And what a season it has been! Do we need a better excuse for a party than the season we’ve all just had? Whether you’ve been around for a week or 10 years, this is the night of nights for the Tri-Alliance family and we can’t wait to have you celebrate with us! This year we have an exciting addition… Why put off the inevitable?
Buy your tickets NOW and WIN! Anyone who purchases their tickets within the Early Bird Period will go into the draw to win an awesome exclusive prize… You could win from a choice of; – Retul bike fit – Swim analysis/Stroke correction session – Coaching consult with the coach of your choice So make sure you check out the attached invitation and either click the link on the invitation or you can purchase your tickets right now through this link: https://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx…
Now you have your ticket we need your nominations for our athlete awards which form an integral part of the evening. There have been many memorable moments and performances from new and long standing athletes in both long course, short course and from our newcomers in Try the Tri.
· Long Course Male Athlete of the Year
· Long Course Female Athlete of the Year
· Short Course Male Athlete of the Year
· Short Course Female Athlete of the Year
· Best newcomer Athlete of the Year
· Tri Alliance Team Player of the Year
Think back across the season and see who best fits the bill for each award and nominate your athletes through the following link. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2T6662X
We look forward to seeing you there on the night. Team Tri-Alliance
This marks our first triathlon camp and training spike for the 2016/2017 Triathlon Season. This is our BIGGEST CAMP OF THE YEAR with all athletes from various abilities and strengths ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
This Annual Training Camp held in Lorne is focused on kick starting your training for the coming Triathlon Season, while having fun and learning from experienced coaches, sports professionals, guest speakers and awesome sponsors packs and give away’s.
This year we are also joining forces with Endurance Team to give you a bigger and better camp. All athletes are encouraged to stay at the Life Saving club so as to reduce travel time to and from other accommodation ensuring sessions are started on time and keeping that squad closeness and camaraderie going.
For more information and early bird bookings (including a new design long sleeve running top) check the TriShop out here.
Dates: Friday 10 June 2016 (2:30pm onwards – though an optional Tempo Great Ocean Road ride will be scheduled @ 1pm prior to check in. All levels welcome) Saturday 11 June 2016 Sunday 12 June 2016 Monday 13 June 2016 (departing after lunch and clean-up is complete)
Camp Package Options: Both options include Athlete Sports Pack with early bird package only including New Branding Tri Alliance long sleeve running top valued at $69
(A) Full Package: Accommodation, meals and training (breakfast and lunch Sat/Sun/Mon) – $459 (Option C – Early bird price is $399 plus long sleeve running top. ENDS STRICTLY 13TH OF MAY)
(B) Training Package: NO Accommodation, Meals (breakfast and lunch Sat/Sun/Mon) – training only – $339 (Option D – Early bird price is $299 plus long sleeve running top.ENDS STRICTLY 13TH OF MAY)
Any camp questions please email us at [email protected]
Please ensure you check the calendar regularly to know where and when sessions are as they do sometimes change (this is especially true for swim sessions at MSAC as these can change and are often unfortunately beyond our control). This weeks highlighted sessions: (please ensure you check your program or consult a coach so you attend the appropriate session and that you know your distances – remember you are accountable too!). When out riding please do so safely and pay attention to all the road rules and others using the road. Read on for a guide to cycling etiquette and bike road safety and ethics.
- Thursday 28th April – Goal Setting – Great Provider @6pm
- Saturday 30th April – Long course ride – Elwood @630am. Check your programs for distances.
- Saturday 30th April – Coffee and Cake Ride – North Point Cafe, North Road, Brighton @7am.
- Sunday 1st May – 1000 Steps Walk.
When riding on a Tri-Alliance coached road ride it is a requirement to wear team colours. This helps keep and identify the group together and provides more safety in the fact that other riders from outside the group are less likely to join in the group – we do not know them or their riding abilities. top
Safe & Happy Training