Webinar: Understanding Power and Power Data
Topic: Understanding Power and Power Data
Presenter: Jim Vance
This webinar is for any coach or athlete who wants to better understand what power is, how a power meter works, and what it can tell us about an athlete’s fitness. TrainingBible Elite Coach Jim Vance will discuss and explain how we define power, how to read a power file, and how to build training sessions and programs around power data, to help athletes reach their potential. Jim will use TrainingPeaks online software and WKO+ software to explain how to read power files.
Jim is a Level 2 and Youth & Junior Certified Coach for USA Triathlon, as well as an Elite Coach for TrainingBible Coaching. Jim holds a BS in Physical and Health Education, K-12, from the University of Nebraska, where he ran track and cross country. He was a school teacher for 6 years, before committing to triathlon full-time. He is also the founder and Head Coach of TriJuniors, a USAT High Performance Team in San Diego, focused on developing youth and junior elite triathletes.
Jim has spent time at the US Olympic Training Center, training under the guidance of the National Team Coaching Staff, as well as seen success with two World Championship titles as an amateur, in both XTERRA and ITU. His range of performances also stretch to Ironman, where he finished 3rd at the 2006 Ironman Florida, in a time of 8:37:09. He has coached National Champions, and World Championship podium finishers, for both amateurs and elites. In 2011, Jim was named US National Elite Team Head Coach for the Duathlon World Championships, leading the US to one of its best team performances ever at the event.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members or Coaches; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Aug. 22, 2012
Start Time: 12:00 PM MST
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