CALENDAR OF EVENTS

A weekly Calendar of Events is sent out to Galway Triathlon Club Members via email, if you are a member and you haven't be receiving an email, please contact the Galway Triathlon Club PRO to arrange to have your email included. You can contact us on pro@galwaytri.ie

For any queries on the Swim Sessions (all of which are prepaid and coached), contact swim@galwaytri.ie Spin and Turbo sessions are also booked in advance bike@galwaytri.ie

SENIOR TRAINING SCHEDULE

CYCLING

 

Sundays

 

Sunday cycle 9am NUIG Kingfisher

 

 

Spring/Summer Sessions 

 

From Bushy Park Church 

Notification of Spring/Summer sessions coming soon.

BRICK SESSIONS

 

COMING SOON!

 

In order to participate, you’ll need your runners for running off the bike and of course a helmet for your own safety.

 

RUN

 

Tuesdays

 

Track Sessions continue - 6.30 at the track in NUIG Running Track, Dangan. 

 

Please ensure you have your warm up done!  

TURBO / SPIN

 

Weds/Thurs

 

Spin:

Wednesday at 7pm,
NRG Bohermore,
€5 per class 

Turbo:

Thursday 6.30pm, Leisureland,
€7 per class 

SWIM: 

 

 

POOL SWIMS*:  

              

 

LEVEL 1

 

New to swimming, starting out in triathlons, learning or relearning basic elements of how to swim

 

Requirement

Swim 2-4 x lengths front crawl continuously, ideally in the pool 2-3x/week

 

Swim Course

Focus on establishing good swim technique and relaxed breathing

Build confidence in the water

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 2

 

Completed Level 1 swimming in the past twelve months or Swimmers who can do for 8+ lengths front crawl with head submerged and without breast stroking

 

Requirement

Continuous swim up to 200m

Should aim to swim 3x/week to benefit fully from coaching.

 

Swim Course

Progress technique beyond fundamentals of body roll/position and build on aerobic ability

 

 

 

 

SKILLBASED SESSION

 

Level 2 or above swimmers who want to really focus on technique – 80% technique and 20% speed

 

Requirement

Swims 3-4x/week to benefit fully from coaching.

Bilateral breathing pattern (ie on both sides) preferred but not essential.

 

Swim Course

Progress technique beyond fundamentals of body roll/position and limb mechanics to specific technical movements (eg catch, kicking, breathing efficiently, head position)

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 3

 

Those who do their own structured swim sessions but want to increase speed and endurance

 

Requirement

750 sprint distance tri swim time 12-15mins (approx)

Should swim 3x/week to benefit fully from coaching.

Should roughly know their race pace for a given distance.

 

Swim Course

Some aerobic swimming but also technique aimed at coordinating arm, leg and core action, and demonstrating proficiency in other strokes

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 4

 

Knows what drills and aerobic swimming to do to improve, but realises that coaches can make this all happen faster

 

Requirement

Swims 3-4x/week to benefit fully from coaching.

Bilateral breathing pattern (ie on both sides) preferred but not essential.

Should know target race pace and speed levels for reps.

 

Swim Course

Aerobic swimming with specific stroke advice on key weaknesses – specific approach depends on swimmer

 

 

*These sessions are for subscrbed members only, registration for the sessions is via email link, queries should be directed to swim@galwaytri.ie

The latest set of pool swims started 7th January; if you have any queries about the current set of sessions contact swim@galwaytri.ie

 

Choose from Level 1, Level 2, Skill based Session, Level 3 or Level 4.

 

We will notify all members of any updates and when new courses arise.