Webinar: Youth Triathlons
Topic: Youth Triathlons
Triathlon is becoming a popular choice for young athletes. There is a growing number of races designed for the safe participation of kids. Coaches, race directors, parents, and young athletes should understand that youth triathlon training and racing ought to be designed for participation with an emphasis on safety, fun, and fitness rather than competition. The primary focus is to increase interest and safe participation in the sport that carries into adulthood. The second purpose is to identify gifted athletes and develop these individuals for elite competition.
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Dr. Jon Metz
Dr. Jon Metz is the President and CEO of TriVault Inc. Jon is a USAT Certified Coach and USAT Youth & Junior Certified Coach who has been professionally trained as an educator to impart knowledge to learners. He has experience with training and racing in all distances from sprint to Ironman. What sets him apart from other “coaches” is his ability, as an educator, to understand the intricacies of teaching principles and methods. Through TriVault, he coaches local groups and individuals, as well as athletes across the United States. You can also find him conducting various camps, clinics, seminars, and sessions.
Sanctioning Status: USAT SANCTIONED
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Jan. 8, 2013
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST
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