Webinar: Stay on the Wheel - Cycling Tactics for Your Next Group Ride, the Olympics, and Everything in Between
Topic: Stay on the Wheel - Cycling Tactics for Your Next Group Ride, the Olympics, and Everything in Between
Do you or your athletes get dropped on the local group ride? Do you want to have more energy left for final sprint at your Weeknight World Championships or for the run of your next draft-legal triathlon? Learn the basics and a few secrets of cycling in a pack at this webinar and learn to “stay on the wheel.”
Topics covered will include:
-How to legally use drafting in your next non-drafting triathlon
-Cycling drills to gain skill and confidence in a pack for safety, group training, and racing.
-Personal drafting tactics and pack positioning to save energy.
-Draft-legal racing strategy for individuals and teams
-Proper transitions for draft-legal triathlons
Even if you will never race in a draft legal format (ITU or bike racing) this webinar will help you to be a safer and more tactically savvy rider and understand elite draft-legal racing better.
Scott Schnitzspahn is a High Performance Director at the U.S. Olympic Committee supporting the Olympic sports of Cycling, Triathlon, Rowing, Canoe/Kayak, Sailing, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis and Modern Pentathlon. Schnitzspahn works with the high performance staff and national coaches of each sport to maximize athlete performance in the pursuit of Olympic medals. Schnitzspahn supports each sport by deploying US Olympic Committee resources including Olympic Training Centers and the application of technology, physiology, nutrition, strength & conditioning and psychology.
Schnitzspahn joined the USOC in September of 2010 following ten years at USA Triathlon where he held various volunteer and salaried positions including Sport Performance Director for the 2006 through 2010 seasons. In this role he was responsible for the development of elite triathletes and coaches and served as Team Leader for numerous World Championships, 2007 Pan American Games and 2008 Olympic Games.
Schnitzspahn is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. A coach himself, he holds the highest level coaching certifications offered by USA Triathlon and USA Cycling and has personally coached various junior elite national champions and amateur world champions before taking on the Director role at USA Triathlon. Schnitzspahn and his wife, Jori, are the parents of two daughters, Zella and Anna. They reside in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT members or coaches; $39.99 for non-members
Event Date: Nov. 15, 2011
Start Time: 4:00 PM MST
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