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Τhe relationship between body mass and running performance for Triathletes

Text “Body composition is most often viewed in the context of the two compartment model : body mass is a combination of fat free mass and fat mass… Low body fat content is associated with better performance in most endurance activities. Researchers have found that the athletes with lower body fat percentage had higher maximum […]

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Athens Triathlon Team Elena Weiss

Athens Triathlon Team : Elena Weiss

My name is Elena Weiss and I am from Austria. In Tirol, the part of Austria I grew up in, exercise is a part of life. In my childhood we would ski and ice skate in the winter and go mountaineering, swimming and sailing on the lakes in the summer. The weather was never an […]

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Athens Triathlon Team Athena Pseftoudi

Athens Triathlon Team : Athena Pseftoudis

My name is Athena Pseftoudis, a 51 year old full time working women.  Although I have no family obligations I do have a busy job and lifestyle and I am sure that finding ‘time’ to exercise is a personal preference and there are really NO excuses. In my books. We all associate the months of […]

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Triathlon Coach Giannis Psarelis

Athlete Centered Coaching

Text –  Giannis Psrelis, BSc, MSc, MBA, PhDc- Triathlon Coach (Email :smartsportcoach@hotmail.com) My personal believe and part of my personal coaching philosophy is that “Coaching is all about the athlete”. I consider that my role as a sports coach is to help the athlete fulfill his sports vision and as a consequence to that to […]

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Triathlon : A fast developed sport worldwide

World-wide development of the sport Text : Giannis PSarelis- Triathlon Coach BSc, MSc, MBA, PhDc (text written on 2000) The International Triathlon Union, which is the International Governing Sport and is affiliated to IOC and ASOIF, considers as first Triathlon the race organised in San Diego. Many Europeans have presented documents of race taking place […]

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Triathlon Coach Educational Activities : Webinar

Triathlon Coach Educational Activities : Webinar

A core principle of our coaching philosophy is to make the athlete taking the responsibility of his/ her development and to create continuously educational activities. During these “Tri- Isolation” times where we don’t have the opportunity to have contact with our athletes at the training sites we have decided to develop further our educational activities […]

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A Run Certified Coach

A competitive athlete for many years, Giannis Psarelis says, “After many years as an athlete and coach, sports participation becomes more and more a private procedure.” Through his competition years, Giannis completed more than 200 triathlon races and 150 running races. Now that he is no longer competing, Giannis runs several times per week. He […]

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What factors may influence a person’s learning performance?

Sports Coaching – What factors may influence a person’s learning performance Text : Giannis Psarelis – Triathlon Coach (TRiathlon New Zeeland Level 3 Accredited Triathlon Coach) – Contact Details : smartsportcoach@hotmail.com. The factors that can influence someone’s learning performance could be categorized as following : Environmental Factors : Noise, temperature, humidity,… People that are feeling […]

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The Pedagogy of Sports Coaching

Text : Giannis Psarelis – Triathlon Coach (TRiathlon New Zeeland Level 3 Accredited Triathlon Coach) – Contact Details : smartsportcoach@hotmail.com Pedagogy of coaching is the learning experience that takes place in a sport coaching environment. There are three dimensions that influence this process: The context. As mentioned in other chapters of the book and previous […]

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Triathlon Coach Giannis Psarelis

Giannis was born in 1969, in Palaio Faliro- Athens Greece. His mother (Greek Australian born in Adelaide) influenced him to get into various Sports from early childhood. He competed in his first triathlon when he was 21 and has since been involved as an athlete, coach, sports events organiser and administrator, anti doping control officer […]

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International Athletes Competing in 2019 Yangshuo Triathlon

Morning of September 8th at 7 AM, at the sound of a sharp starting signal, setting off a day of competition for 2019 Yangshuo Triathlon.1200 athletes from 15 countries and regions participated. As one of the top Triathlon events in China, this year’s routes covering 113 kilometers of some of the most breathtaking landmarks of Yangshuo. At the end of a fierce racing day, Hu ChunXi took […]

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IRONMAN Coaching Recertification

“Congratulationson successfully passing the IRONMAN Coaching Recertification Exam! Your certificate has been extended 2 years”. Why to be an Ironman Triathlon Coach? Why to get recertified every 2 years? Giannis Psarelis :“ It’s because -more than anything – as a triathlon coach I respect the athletes that train under my supervision and I want to […]

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BALCO case evidence was illegally shown on nationwide Greek television including US athlete’s doping calanders with codes.

After a long period of silence, followed by the confusion occurred by the incidents of the August 12th, doping returns to the moment in Greece. Tonight, the Greek TV MEGA Channel, presented a brilliant job prepared by a group of elite country’s journalists. In their weekly political show “The Folders”, a brief history of Christos […]

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Ironman Certified Coach Πιστοποιημένος Προπονητής Ironman Γιάννης Ψαρέλης

Thinking about doing an IRONMAN 70.3 Greece, Coacta Navarino? Of course you are.!

Hire a IRONMAN Certified Coach now to help you get across that finish line in the near future. Our coaches reach all over the world and have went through an extensive curriculum to help hone their craft in all areas of this sport. Whether it’s battling your fear of open water swimming or dialing in […]

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Mountain Running Research – Athlete Assessments, free of charge

The scientific team of Sports Excellence, Department of the 1st Orthopedic Clinic of the Medical School of the University of Athens, funded exclusively by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), commited to supporting and improving the athlete’s health, and on the occasion of the “Vamvakou Mountain Run” 28 km route, will be conducting for the first […]

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GIANNIS PSARELIS, Marathon Coach

A competitive athlete for many years, Giannis Psarelis says, “After many years as an athlete and coach, sports participation becomes more and more a private procedure.” Through his competition years, Giannis completed more than 200 triathlon races and 150 running races.  Now that he is no longer competing, Giannis runs several times per week. He enjoys running […]

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Life in Athens Triathlon Team

When joining Athens Triathlon Team, you will receive, as we all do, a detailed training plan, in accordance to the latest scientific advances in athletics, coaching and psychology of sports, adapted to you daily schedule. And surely, you can have your training program and train alone as much as you want, but the true advantage […]

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For the first time, the country where the Olympic spirit was born will host an IRONMAN 70.3 race!

Press Release. Greece conjures up images of sandy beaches under blue skies, fresh and nourishing cuisine, and whitewashed houses. It is also the country where the Olympic spirit was born, making it a fitting host for a triathlon. IRONMAN 70.3 Greece, Costa Navarino will take place in April, with the pleasant temperatures of spring bringing […]

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For the first time, the country where the Olympic spirit was born will host an IRONMAN 70.3

Greece conjures up images of sandy beaches under blue skies, fresh and nourishing cuisine, and whitewashed houses. It is also the country where the Olympic spirit was born, making it a fitting host for a triathlon. IRONMAN 70.3 Greece, Costa Navarino will take place in April, with the pleasant temperatures of spring bringing the ideal […]

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