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How important is the kicking in triathlon?

Text/Author :Giannis Psarelis  There is a wrong impression that has been spread all over the triathlon world that triathletes don’t need to kick as they have to save the legs for later into racing and that they don’t need to precise kicking in training. It’s also assumed that triathletes have excellent kicking as they have […]

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Open Water Swimming : Safety checklist

In open water it’s highly recommended : To check the water temperature and if needed to wear wetsuit To check the currents. To check boat trafficking. To avoid swimming while there are thunders. Avoid diving in unknown waters. Always inform a contact person for your activities. Prefer to swim at beaches where there is lifeguard […]

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Smart Sport : Swimming fast…the right mentality.

Smart Sport : Swimming fast…the right mentality.

Text : Giannis Psarelis _Athens Triathlon Team Head Coach and TriathlonWorld editor If you want not to improve in your swimming then you should do  the following: Swim  continually. Get in the swimming pool and just swim. Approach your swim training the same way you approach your cycling and running training Train in swimming pool […]

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Learn from the Best

Triathlon Training Clinic Sunday, 31st of March (9:30 at Anima Club in Saronida)   Entry Fee Until March 20 – 25 Euros 21  to 30 March 2013– 30 Euros 31st of March – 35 Euros   Way of payment Peiraus Bank (http://www.piraeusbank.gr/), Account Number: 5063 058448 869 & IBAN: GR90 0172 0630 0050 6305 8448 […]

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Sweden and Australia shine in Stockholm

Lausanne (SUI), October 17 – Swimmers from Sweden and Australia dominated the second leg of the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup, held in Stockholm (SWE) on October 15-16, by getting nine and seven gold medals, respectively. In the home team, the 2010 overall winner Therese Alshammar, won three races (50m free, 50m and 100m butterfly), while […]

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