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Triathlon Essentials 09: Transitions Components

Triathlon Essentials 09: Transitions Components

18/01/10 - Transition skills are quite different from the athletic disciplines of swimming, cycling and running. Skills required are things like putting on shoes, helmet and glasses, taking off goggles, racking and... |

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Triathlon Essentials Part 8: Transition Core and Coordination

Triathlon Essentials Part 8: Transition Core and Coordination

07/01/10 - In Part 8 of Triathlon Essentials, we look at the Core and Coordination in transition. Transition involves a variety of movements in different directions, at different speeds, and in different... |

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Triathlon Essentials Part 7: Transition Intro

Triathlon Essentials Part 7: Transition Intro

04/01/10 - One of the unique and exciting facets of triathlon is the transition.  From swim to bike and bike to run, the transition can be an exhilarating and daunting place for triathletes of all abilities. Watch... |

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Triathlon Essentials Part 6: Swim Components

Triathlon Essentials Part 6: Swim Components

14/12/09 - This week our Sport Development team bring you swim components training advice. Once you’ve practiced core and coordination in your stroke you can work on the finer techniques of your breathing, kick,... |

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Triathlon Essentials Part 5: Swim Coordination

Triathlon Essentials Part 5: Swim Coordination

06/12/09 - Developing on from swim tips and tricks, swim safety and swim core stability, this week’s Triathlon Essentials offers you handy training tips on improving your coordination when in the water. Rhythm is... |

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Triathlon Essentials Part 2: The Tips and Tricks of Swimming

Triathlon Essentials Part 2: The Tips and Tricks of Swimming

13/11/09 - Ever wondered what it’s like to be in the middle of the swim start at a triathlon? Well jump in with this week’s exclusive video as we give you the inside look at the all the tips, tricks and tactics... |

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Exclusive Video: ITU Sport Development

Exclusive Video: ITU Sport Development

11/11/09 - Our second Exclusive Video of the series brings you footage from behind the scenes at ITU Sport Development Programme which is headed by Libby Burrell. For many young aspiring athletes their National... |

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Triathlon Essentials Part 1: Getting Started

Triathlon Essentials Part 1: Getting Started

09/11/09 - ITU Sport Development brings you a training video for people getting started in the sport of triathlon. Every Monday we will bring you a section to introduce you to specific skills and techniques in each... |

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ITU Coaches’ Education Programme Unveiled

ITU Coaches’ Education Programme Unveiled

30/10/09 - ITU Sport Development has announced a ‘new look’ Coaches’ Education Programme that includes several new certificate and accreditation opportunities for coaches from grassroots to high performance... |

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ITU European Level II Competitive Coaching Course, Croatia

ITU European Level II Competitive Coaching Course, Croatia

13/10/09 - The International Triathlon Union hosted an ITU Accredited Level II Competitive Coaching course in Pula, Croatia from 9 - 13 October. The course targeted coaches who are involved with the education and... |

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ITU World Sport Development Camp: A Coach’s Perspective II

ITU World Sport Development Camp: A Coach’s Perspective II

24/09/09 - by Toby Coote, Head Coach, Gold Coast, Australia – 2009 I was invited by Libby Burrell to come on board as Head Swim Coach of the ITU under 23 and Junior Development Pre-Worlds Champs Camp on the... |

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ITU World Sport Development Camp: A Coach’s Perspective

ITU World Sport Development Camp: A Coach’s Perspective

22/09/09 - by Bobby McGee, Head Coach, Gold Coast, Australia – 2009 After having done this camp three times now (2006, 2007 & 2009), this really did not feel like a development camp to me; it felt more like... |

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ITU Sport Development Success

ITU Sport Development Success

08/09/09 - With the 2009 ITU Sport Development Junior and U23 Training Camp on Australia’s Gold Coast finally wrapped, we reflect on the successes and stories from the past week. View the camp photo gallery here... |

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ITU World Junior & U23 Camp

ITU World Junior & U23 Camp

01/09/09 - The annual ITU World Junior and U23 Camp is currently taking place at the Sports Super Centre in Runaway Bay, Gold Coast. With 2010 marking the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, ITU is... |

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Yokohama To Host World Kids’ Tri

Yokohama To Host World Kids’ Tri

19/08/09 - A total of 800 school children including kids athletes aged from 10 to 15 years from 16 counties will gather in Yokohama to talk about a better future based on the spirit of fair play at the Worlds first... |

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ITU Unveils First Training Centre

ITU Unveils First Training Centre

08/08/09 - At an unveiling ceremony the International Triathlon Union announced that the TVK Mali Triathlon Klub Tiszaujvaros, Hungary would be the first ever Accredited ITU Triathlon Training Centre. Although... |

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The Rise of Riveros

The Rise of Riveros

31/07/09 - The womens race at the Hamburg Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship event saw a remarkable feat as two athletes from the ITUs Sport Development Programme made it into the top five, with Swedens... |

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The Worlds First Ever IOC supporting World Kids Sports Summit to be held

The Worlds First Ever IOC supporting World Kids Sports Summit to be held

29/07/09 - A total of 800 school children including kids athletes aged from 10 to 15 years from 16 counties will gather in Yokohama to talk about a better future based on the spirit of fair play at the Worlds first... |

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ITU Sport Development In Nigeria

ITU Sport Development In Nigeria

28/07/09 - As part of its goal to grow the sport in new and emerging national federations, ITU Sport Development made its first trip to Nigeria, arriving in Lagos on 15 July. The 2009 u17 FIFA World Cup venue at... |

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Team ITU Down Under

Team ITU Down Under

27/03/09 - Eight of the aspiring twelve scholarship athletes selected for the ITU Sport Development programme will toe the start line in Mooloolaba this weekend for the opening leg of the ITU World Cup Series. The... |

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Asian Camp update

Asian Camp update

17/03/09 - The 2009 ITU Asian Junior Camp ended yesterday in Singapore. After a week of intensive coaching and education the athletes return home with many new skills to match their dreams.  Their sporting careers... |

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ITU Sport Development Programmes

ITU Sport Development Programmes

22/01/09 - The ITU Sport Development team will head to Singapore from March 16th to 23rd, 2009 for an ITU Asian Junior Select Camp.  A group of 25 athletes and coaches from emerging and developing National... |

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AUS Youth Olympic Festival Results

AUS Youth Olympic Festival Results

18/01/09 - Courtesy AOC Great Britains Jonathan Brownlee put in an outstanding performance at the mens individual triathlon to earn gold at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.  All three members of the ITU... |

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ITU Sport Development Down Under

ITU Sport Development Down Under

14/01/09 - ITUs Sport Development team is in Sydney this week for the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), a legacy of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.  ITU was invited to send a Sport Development team for the... |

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ITU Asian Junior Select Camp

ITU Asian Junior Select Camp

23/12/08 - The ITU Sport Development team will head to Singapore from March 16th to 23rd, 2009.  A group of 25 athletes and coaches from the emerging and developing national federations in Asia will be selected to... |

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ITU Athlete & Coach Scholarships

ITU Athlete & Coach Scholarships

20/12/08 - The International Triathlon Union is now accepting applications for the 2009 ITU Sport Development Athlete and Coach Scholarships.  The primary objective of the scholarship programme is to identify and... |

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ITU Athlete & Coach Scholarships

ITU Athlete & Coach Scholarships

19/12/08 - The International Triathlon Union is now accepting applications for the 2009 ITU Sport Development Athlete and Coach Scholarships.  The primary objective of the scholarship programme is to identify and... |

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USAT Collegiate Recruitment

USAT Collegiate Recruitment

04/12/08 - With the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in the rearview mirror, USA Triathlon (USAT) has turned its attention to London, England and finding those athletes who will be on the starting line at the Games in... |

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ITU-BG Junior Camp for PATCO

ITU-BG Junior Camp for PATCO

12/11/08 - Just two days after conducting a successful coaching course in Vila Velha, ITU’s Sport Development team stayed in Brazil for the BG-ITU Pan American Junior Select Camp.  The camp opened on Monday with... |

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ITU-BG Coaching Course in Brazil

ITU-BG Coaching Course in Brazil

08/11/08 - After making stops in Croatia, Singapore and South Africa, the ITU Sport Development team continued to log serious miles in the past few months as they headed to Brazil.  This week Libby Burrell and Alan... |

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ITU Coaching Course in Singapore

ITU Coaching Course in Singapore

15/10/08 - Following a successful European competitive coaching course in Medulin, Croatia, ITU Sport Development shifts to Asia for another Level 1 Accredited Competitive Coaching Course, which is now in full swing... |

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Community Coaching in Johannesburg

Community Coaching in Johannesburg

08/10/08 - Our goal of growing the sport through coach education and empowerment is having the effect we dreamt it would. - Libby Burrell, Director of ITU Sport Development. In April 2007, ITU held an ITU-BG... |

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ITU ASTC Junior Select Camp rescheduled

ITU ASTC Junior Select Camp rescheduled

06/10/08 - The ITU - ASTC Junior Select Camp for Asia originally scheduled to take place in Singapore in November 9-16, 2008 has been postponed due to several school and competition schedule clashes.  The new date... |

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Europe Competitive Coaching Course

Europe Competitive Coaching Course

05/10/08 - Last Friday, ITUs Level 1 Accredited Competitive Coaching Course got underway in Medulin, Croatia.  Twenty coaches representing ten different European countries were selected to participate in the... |

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BG-ITU Europe Junior Camp Review

BG-ITU Europe Junior Camp Review

19/09/08 - A group of 30 athletes and coaches from primarily developing and emerging nations gathered in Tiszajvros, Hungary for the 7-day 2008 BG-ITU Europe Junior Select Camp.  The theme of the camp was Target... |

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Europe Junior Camp this Week

Europe Junior Camp this Week

08/09/08 - This week 18 promising young triathletes and ten coaches are in Tiszajvros, Hungary to work and train together to take their careers to the next level at the first ever BG-ITU Europe Junior Select Camp. ... |

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Asian Junior Camp in Singapore

Asian Junior Camp in Singapore

03/09/08 - ITU proudly announces that the BG-ITU Asian Junior Camp (9th -16th November 2008) will be held at the Singapore Sport School in Singapore.  A fitting location for the camp as Singapore will host the... |

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Europe Junior Select Camp

Europe Junior Select Camp

04/07/08 - The first ever BG-ITU Europe Junior Select Camp will be held in Tiszaújváros, Hungary from 13th to 19th September 2008. Tiszaújváros is recognized the world over as a destination for World Class... |

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Sport Development Courses & Camp

Sport Development Courses & Camp

04/07/08 - ITU’s Sport Development team have unveiled details for two Competitive Coaching courses in Europe and Asia and a Junior Select camp in Europe later this year.  Prospective participants must be nominated... |

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Asian Continental Development Camp

Asian Continental Development Camp

24/04/08 - ITU and their global partner, BG Group, are happy to announce that the BG-ITU Asian Junior and U23 Camp (4 -10 July 2008) will be held in Lake Burabay, KAZAKHSTAN.  As part of the BG-ITU Sport Development... |

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