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Women's Triathlon Training

YWCA Endurance Sports offers many classes and individual services all year round. You can view them all under the Endurance Sports section of the website.

Women's Triathlon Training Plan

Each year, we provide a free, beginner 3-month training plan for the women's triathlon.

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Women’s Triathlon - Training Team Packages

These packages are a collection of your choice of classes, group events, and coach support. You will pick the classes with your coach. Special group events such as workouts or dinners hosted throughout the season. Each package varies how much individual support you get from a USA Triathlon Certified Coach.  

Training Team Peak

Training Team Ascent

Training Team Base

Triathlon Training Classes

Tri Skills

This is our most popular summer class that focuses on tricks, tips and skills for completing or improving triathlons including gear, open water skills, transitions practice and bike handling. Includes a Mini Tri.

Mini Tri

Practice putting together all the components of a triathlon - open water swim, transition 1, bike, transition 2, and run. We will provide a roped off transition area with bike racks and the support and guidance of Endurance Sports Coaches.

T2 - Bike to Run Brick Workout

T2 is triathlon's second transition: bike to run. This class is a two-hour workout, preparing your body and mind for the effect of running after biking.

Open Water Swim

Learn and practice open water swimming skills such as freestyle efficiency, swimming straight, body contact, sighting, and strategy.

Bike Course Preview

Knowing the bike course is one of the best strategies for beginners and competitive triathletes alike. Get a guided bike tour of the course.

Personal Skills

Get individual coaching to target a specific triathlon skill. Experienced triathletes can take their skills to the next level. Beginning triathletes can get extra support where they need it. 

Six Week Series Classes:

  • Tri Swim Prep – six weeks of lessons in a pool.
  • Restorative Athletics - injury prevention and meditation for active people.
  • CompuTrainer - custom computer-guided cycling on your own bike.