The Tri Stars kids triathlon training program started in 2015. The 2018 kids triathlon program will go from May 31 – September 16, 2018. Monthly membership fees are available and you can join or drop out at any time during this period. The target age for the program is 6 to 15 years old. The minimum requirements are that each participant must be able to swim one lap in the pool unassisted (any stroke). Also, each participant must be able to ride a bike without training wheels.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM?
Workouts prepared by USA Triathlon Level 1 Youth and Junior certified coach
8:1 maximum kids to coach ratio
Target kids triathlons with team tent and snacks
Weekly e-mail newsletter
Phone and e-mail support for questions
New members packet
Team uniforms available for purchase
HOW FAR IS A KIDS TRIATHLON?
SWIM – between 50 meters to 300 meter depending on age and specific race
BIKE – between 2-miles to 8-miles depending on age and specific race
RUN – between ¼-mile to 2-mile depending on age and specific race
SWIM PRACTICES - SUNDAY at 2:00 PM
Swim sessions will work on speed, endurance, form (drills), and race specific skills (snake swimming and passing).
BIKE PRACTICES - TUESDAY at 5:45 PM
Bike sessions will work on speed, endurance, and technique (braking, shifting, climbing hills).
RUN PRACTICES - THURSDAY at 5:45 PM
The run sessions will work on speed, endurance, and ABCs (agility, balance, and coordination).
Transitions will be practiced at run and bike sessions. Also, monthly performance benchmark testing will be performed to measure progress.
Peach Kids Triathlon – June 10, 2018 http://gamultisports.com/peachkidsalpharetta
Peachtree City Youth Triathlon – July 14, 2018 http://www.tri4gold.org/youth-tri.html
Atlanta Kids Triathlon – August 26, 2017 https://www.kidstriathloninc.org/atlanta-kids-triathlon.html
Bootlegger Youth & Super Sprint Triathlon – September 9, 2018
IronKids Alpharetta – September 16, 2018
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