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Webinar: Moving from Draft Free to ITU Racing


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Topic: Moving from Draft Free to ITU Racing

When athletes decide to begin competing in ITU races, meaning draft-legal races, many are unprepared for the complexity and high caliber of the competition that awaits them.

This webinar will discuss the basics of ITU racing including race dynamics and qualification standards.  Dave Burgess, founder and head coach of Podium Training Systems, will dive into specified training, tactics, and how race preparatory specifications change with the move to draft-legal racing.  Additionally, navigation of the ITU points system and tips on long-term planning and goal creation management will also be discussed.

Purchase this archived webinar here.

Dave Burgess

Dave Burgess is a USAT level 1 certified coach.  He has been involved in the triathlon and endurance sports community since 2000 after beginning his triathlon-coaching career in 2009, also became certified as a USA Swimming, ASCA level 2 coach, and USA Cycling level 2 coach, Dave recently rounded out his coaching education by becoming a certified specialist in sports and performance nutrition.

As the founder and head coach of Podium Training Systems, Dave works with first-time competitors and elite-level athletes training for distances ranging from sprint to full Ironman.  Dave recently formed the Podium Swim Club, focused on technique, mechanics, and performance-based training to ensure that swimmers and triathletes alike progress towards maximum performance.

Dave comes from a strong swimming background, competing as a youth through collegiate level competition.  Originally from the Midwest, and spending time in Chicago and New York, he and his wife now reside in Colorado Springs.



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members, Coaches and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Jan. 28, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST

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