Raynard Tissink Triathlon Coach
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Injury prevention for Ironman SA 2014 Injury prevention for Ironman SA 2014

Only a few more weeks left! The start line is in sight. Just one more training period to get through, and then the taper can start

Ekurhuleni 5150 African Champs - Race Advice

In the last week it’s important not to over-do your training. It’s too late to get any fitter or faster, so don’t try and cram in any last minute mileage and intervals. Apart from the risk of injury, you will also end up feeling fatigued on race day.

Bike Fit

If you’re new to the sport of triathlon, you will have realized that it is an expensive sport. Race entries, travel to races and equipment costs can be overwhelming, so it’s vital that you don’t waste money on inferior or unsuitable equipment.

Wetsuit Advice

If you are just starting out in triathlon or are a weak swimmer, the best investment you can make is in a good wetsuit. It will make you a faster, more comfortable and confident swimmer.

Efficiency in swimming

Swim training is probably the most challenging of the 3 disciplines, especially if you don’t come from a swimming background or have never learnt to swim properly. The swim is also the shortest and therefore should be the easiest part of a triathlon. Yet for a lot of people it is the hardest, because of the fear of an open water or sea swim.

Stroke Drills