Learn the fundamentals of open water swimming. This class will include a Q & A discussion about best open water swim practices, plenty of swimming drills and technique work, tips and tricks for a smooth open water swim and triathlon-specific swim information.
Brush up on your bike skills with a 2-hour bike course. Learn more about your bike and tips and tricks to a safer and more efficient riding experience. Learn about riding your bike in a triathlon setting and practice general bike skills.
Complete a mini triathlon and learn what it is like to transition between all three sports. Swim a short distance at Lake Nokomis Beach, ride a 5K around the lake and run/walk a mile (or a distance of your choice). Get a chance to try out a transition rack and also your gear before race day.
This presentation will cover the foundational knowledge and basics you need to compete in triathlon. This is a chance to participate in a talk that covers the basics of swimming, biking and running in a triathlon setting. Ask YWCA coaches questions about the material and get expert recommendations on how to complete your first triathlon and have fun. This talk is open to any person interested in learning more about triathlon.