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Webinar: Preparing for Race Day: The Missing Handbook


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Topic: Preparing for Race Day: The Missing Handbook

Triathletes spend months training for race day, but typically step onto the starting line without the practical and mental preparation needed to perform at their best. Dr. Michelle Cleere will share her handbook of tips, tricks and essential tactics that she has developed over years of triathlon competition and coaching.

Drawing upon the latest Sports Psychology research, this presentation will give coaches and triathletes a preparation plan that outlines what to do five weeks out, one week out, the night before and the day of the race.

She will cover how to manage pre-race jitters, how to prepare for worst case scenarios (flat tire, crash, dehydration, etc.), what to absolutely avoid before a race, how to arrive at the race ready to go and what to think about during the lead up.

Purchase this archived webinar here.

Dr. Michelle Cleere

Dr. Michelle Cleere holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a M.A. in Sports Psychology. She serves on the faculty of JFK University. Her research focuses on how the mind can be trained to improve performance and endurance. She consults with elite athletes and teams around the world.

Dr. Michelle collaborates with Dr. Oz, the National Academy of Sports Medicine and Sharecare. She writes about elite performance and the mind-body connection for Triathlete Magazine, USA Triathlon Multisport Zone, United States Professional Tennis Association, Golf Teaching Pro Magazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. She has authored two books: Shifting Gears: How Women Triathletes Balance Life with Sport and The Experience of Participating in a Triathlon.

She has presented for the Professional Tennis Registry’s International Symposium, West Coast Songwriters Conference and Learn it Live. She has also consulted with Pixar Animation Studios. 



Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members, Coaches and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
Event Date: Mar. 11, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST

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