Webinar: Open Water Swim Tips For Newbies & Veterans
Topic: Open Water Swim Tips For Newbies & Veterans
With over 30 years of racing, training and coaching athletes in all forms of open water swimming including challenging International Lifegaurd Competitions, Xterra and Ironman World Championships and 100's of beginner sprint triathlons; Steve Tarpinian will not only share his top ten open water swim tips, but will include templates for highly effective open water training sessions to help every triathlete spend less time in the water and get to T1 fast and fresh.
After earning a Bachelors and Masters in Engineering with several advanced degrees and certificates in health and sport related subjects, Steve Tarpinian did his first triathlon in 1981. After working for three years as an Electrical Engineer, Steve decided to change careers to work in the sports/fitness/health field and started coaching in 1985. Realizing that he had a genuine gift for helping swimmers improve he immediately started conducting swim clinics. That "gift" was developed by a strong desire (since age 10) to be the best swimmer he could be. Starting out as a poor swimmer, he became a student of the sport and developed a video and books to help others.
Steve was a member of the charter National Coaching Committee that created the USAT Coaching Certification Program.
As a fitness consultant, Steve uses a personal approach to successfully help people reach their potential. His specialties include swimming, creating effective complete swim/bike/run programs and flexibility/strength training. He has authored three books: The Essential Swimmer, Swim Training for Triathlons and Water Workouts. Steve is the creator of the critically acclaimed video series SWIM POWER and the Yoga dvd Yoga for Endurance athletes. Steve uses his swimming and triathlon competition experience (including the Hawaii Ironman) and extensive education in his coaching and in all of his fitness consulting services. His genuine enthusiasm and caring is evidenced in clinics, events and services.
Steve has experience working with athletes of all levels including several professionals (including three World Champions). His favorite level of athletes to work with however is the beginner to intermediate athletes. Steve loves to be around athletes and his favorite part of the triathlon is the run. He enjoys the simplicity and purity of the sport.Sanctioning Status: USAT SANCTIONED
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Jul. 13, 2010
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST
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