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Pace and Patience

The mantra for my coaching philosophy to get athletes to train and race smart is “pace and patience”...

6 Ps

Let me make a few suggestions as you build, monitor, OR revise your “plan of attack” for the 2018 training and competitive Season. There are a few things that can make your focus and efforts more rewarding and your goals more realistic and attainable. Think about the following…

Refocus at Mid-Season 2018

NOW is the best time to look back at the previous months of 2018 and decide what needs to be “changed” to train and race better in the last portion of the year...

Sports Psych

As the 2017-18 Season progresses, I hope you’re doing the right things  to strengthen, test, and use one of the most important assets you have in training and racing – your mind...

Sticking to the Training Plan

The dedication you put into your workouts should reflect the most effective use of limited time. The QUALITY of your workout performance is just, if not more important, than the QUANTITY of the intensity, distance, and frequency of the workouts...

There's No Whining Oct 17

Tom Hanks said something similar in the baseball movie “ A League of  Their Own” when one of the players began crying. The statement is applicable to triathlons also (or it should be) from the perspective of an athlete AND a coach...

Don't Know or Forgot

Whether it's the off Season or you're just getting fired up, NOW is a good time to highlight some of the other-than-obvious differences in the three sports of triathlon...

Not the Stop Season

Whether it's the off Season or you're just getting fired up…


As the 2005 season progresses, I have a confession to make to everyone I know -- I’ve had recurring AIDS and sometimes have had relapses of the BLAHS in the past.

IM Synopsis

Which IM is my favorite? Each of them is special for the general memories and their own peculiarities.

Things in Threes

Ever notice how a lot of things come in threes in sports?

Five Stages of Injury

There are only two kinds of athletes: those that have been and those that will be injured. You will probably be injured for one of any number of reasons during training or racing.

Coach's Corner: Past Experience, Preparation & Attitude

Itís March 23rd 2001 and Iím sitting here in a hotel room in Birmingham Alabama two days before Powerman Alabama and Ií ve just decided the topic for another article.


Knowledge, performance, and experience are the foundation for progress and excellence.