Triathlon : Skills, Techniques, Tactics

Author(s): Steve Trew

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Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. Featured in this book are: *Practical advice on the skills and techniques of the three disciplines of triathlon [swimming, cycling and running]. *A consideration of how to achieve the correct balance of training that is required in this multi-discipline sport *An analysis of triathlon's fourth discipline - the 'transition' - and the particular training required. *Over 100 sequence and action photographs in full colour *A discussion of tapering, nutrition and how to achieve the positive mental attitude that is vital for success* *An examination of race preparation and how to analyse performance. AUTHOR Steve Trew has been involved in triathlon since 1983 as an athlete, coach team manager, commentator and journalist, as well as being a member of the British Triathlon Association. ***At the 2000 Sydney Olympics***, he had the dual role of triathlon race commentator and British coach. SALES *Triathlon is a sport that is seen as the all-round sport that will not only keep you fit but promotes an active and balanced lifestyle *This book will give you advice on the basic skills and techniques of the three disciplines and help on balancing the training required in a multi-discipline sport *Superbly illustrated with over 100 sequence and action colour photographs *Steve Trew has been involved in triathlon for over twenty-five years as an athlete, coach, team manager and commentator *Another title in the highly successful Crowood Sports Guides series ILLUSTRATIONS 100 colour photos


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General Fields

  • : 9781847971708
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : 0.62
  • : April 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steve Trew
  • : Paperback
  • : 96