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Registration Now Open for 2012 USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon International Coaching Symposium

Event set for Oct. 25-27 in San Diego, Calif.


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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Registration is now open for the 2012 USA Triathlon Art & Science of Triathlon International Coaching Symposium, which is slated for Oct. 25-27 in San Diego, Calif.

Designed as a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity for triathlon coaches, the semi-annual event features a dynamic lineup of U.S. and international multisport experts. This year’s event will be held at San Diego’s Hyatt Regency La Jolla.

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Scheduled presenters include: Robbie Ventura, Istvan Balyi, Dr. Genadijus Sokolvas, Melissa Mantak, Dr. Massimo Testa, Ian Murray, Bob Seebohar, Sage Rountree, Bobby McGee, Brad Carlson, Gordo Byrn, Duston Morris, Julie O'Neill and more.

The Symposium will feature two presentation tracks based on coaching experience. One track will focus on experienced coaches working with advanced and ITU athletes, while the other track will focus on coaches working with beginner and youth athletes.

Topics will include “Sports Nutrition,” “Run Mechanics and Drills,” “Yoga,” “Preparation for Competition to Maximize Performance,” “Paratriathlon Classifications and Training,” “Secrets to Speed on the Bike,” “Youth Participation and Research,” “Mental Skills,” “Periodization,” “Advanced Swimming Techniques for Elite Athletes,” “Testing, Interpretation and Application,” and many more.

USA Triathlon-certified coaches earn 15 CEUs for attending the entire conference.

The cost of the Symposium is $499, which includes lunch and snacks on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27. All meals will be served at the Symposium site. The Symposium fee also includes a group run and yoga class, vendor expo, Friday night reception, the keynote presentation and a complimentary cycling jersey.

Check-in for the Symposium will begin Thursday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. The Symposium will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26 and will conclude at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. A reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 26 for all Symposium attendees at the host hotel.

A full schedule of events, including the keynote speaker, will be posted at when available.  

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Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – one of the fastest growing sports in the world – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions 4,000 races and connects with more than 150,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including ITU World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the International Triathlon Union and the United States Olympic Committee.