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Get ready to Tri with Experience Triathlon’s triathlon training class. Our USAT Certified Coaching staff will help you prepare for your first tri or improve on past performances. Both workouts and educational clinics on swim, bike, run and transitions are included in this 6-week program. This class will have a special focus for preparing athletes for the Esprit de She and the ET Batavia Triathlon.

Membership at Central Park Athletic Club is not required. Class fee includes entry to the club each week.

Sponsored by:

Naperville Running Co.

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Masters swim photo low resSpring session starts April 21.

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ET Masters is a weekly swimming program designed for triathlon and fitness swimmers. USA Certified Coach Judie Refvik will provide structured workouts and stroke improvement instruction at each one-hour group session. Spring session focus will be on stroke refinement, building endurance, improving speed, and triathlon specific swim skills.

Group swim and instruction for all abilities

“ET Masters has been an amazing help to me with my swim technique…every time I swam Masters Class, the coaches were able to pinpoint one particular area for me to work on, and with those minor changes and their encouragement, I was able to take my swim to a whole new level! Thank you, ET!!”

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Coach Sue bio square 2014by Coach Sue

As a swim coach at Experience Triathlon, I am constantly bombarded at our ET Masters Swim workouts by questions about why triathletes need to develop a good swim kick. Many of my swimmers express the common sentiment, “I don’t need to worry about kick training, all I have to do is put on my wetsuit and I don’t have to worry about my legs at all!” My typical response is “What happens if it’s too warm to wear your wetsuit?”, which leaves them scratching their heads in frustration. I’ll admit that I do dearly love my wetsuit, but mainly for the warmth it offers as opposed to the buoyancy. Experienced open water competitive swimmers typically don’t wear wetsuits in races even in some of the coldest of waters as they dislike the change in center of gravity that the wetsuit produces. The secret to feeling comfortable and confident in the water is to develop a flat, horizontal body position so as to produce the least amount of drag, and much of that body position comes from a strong, efficient kick.

So what does a strong, efficient kick look like? The hallmarks are as follows:

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ET group track programTrack interval running workouts and coaching for runners of all levels

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Experience Triathlon group track program is a weekly coached track interval workout under the guidance of ET’s certified and professional coaching staff.  It’s designed to improve your run speed and performance levels. Runners should have a few months of consistent running several times per week prior to the class start. Participants will receive the following benefits:

  • Learn to adapt the legs to faster turnover and the body to higher demands.
  • Increase physiological efficiency and improve top speed.
  • Enjoy a great environment for the ‘feel’ of speed and receive performance feedback.
  • Group coaching on key topics such as pace, proper fast running form, running drills, breathing, heart rate zone training, interval training, injury prevention, race strategies and recovery.
  • Group support and motivation to run faster and longer. :)

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ET Youth clinic group pixPlease join nationally certified and experienced coaches from Experience Triathlon for a training clinic designed to prepare youth ages 7 to 15 years for the ET Batavia Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon to be held on June 8, 2014.

All levels of participants from first timers to seasoned junior athletes are welcome. Athletes will work on swim and run drills, games and workouts, as well as the all important ‘transition’ from one sport to the next.

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Naperville based Experience Triathlon is a leader in the endurance services industry. Our tag line, “Where being a winner is as important as being the winner,” highlights our belief that training, racing and life are about the journey, not just the end results. We provide endurance coaching services, classes, clinics, clubs, camps, race events, nutrition coaching, massage therapy and performance testing to athletes in the Chicago area and around the world. MORE

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