Triathlon Coach Janet Wilson: USAT Certified Triathlon Coach for athletes from beginner to Ironman

Triathlon Coach - Triathlon Coach Janet Wilson - Tulsa, Oklahoma - Coach-Janet.com

I am a competitive triathlete with over 14 years of experience in Multisport events and training, ranking nationally in my age group. I am a Level One Certified Coach with USA Triathlon and a Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise). I reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where I do personal coaching. I also coach athletes online. I have coached people at all levels, including many first-time triathletes and can help you achieve your triathlon and fitness goals. Services I provide for clients include:

Develop distance-specific triathlon training plans
Get you started on your first triathlon
Sharpen your skills in the three disciplines
Oversee triathlon-specific weight training
Provide triathlon-specific stretching exercises
Give you pointers (triathlon gear, triathlon transitions, and triathlon race strategy)
Oversee and coach speed work
Provide swimming instruction and swim tips

Contact me at 918-760-7167 or email me: info@coach-janet.com

Why improve your triathlon swim?

I had a client tell me about how his races have changed since becoming a better swimmer.  All the good things about controlling pace and being efficient, well trained and ready…  Well all that was good.  The bad thing was it became much harder to find the bike in T2.  

After the Redman Aquabike swim I have decided to get a pocket added to my wetsuit to carry business cards. On my second lap of the Redman Aquabike swim I noticed several, maybe 25 or more people standing (not swimming) in the shallow water side of the swim course. That’s right – standing up during the swim.

I can’t imagine getting in to swim a mile or more in a lake and truly not being able to.  What a scary and unsettling way to start a race.

Please get with your local tri club or fitness center and find a coach to help you learn to swim.  It’s a life long skill that could save your life, besides the fact it will make your triathlons way more fun.  Also teach your children to swim.  I’m so glad my Mother got me in lessons at 5 years old.  I spent most my youth at the local pool playing.  I raced in High School for the small local team and several years later raced again in a masters program in St. Louis.

I’ve have great success with beginning swimmers in just 3 to 5 lessons.  Sometimes even one session gives someone a breakthrough.  My first goal is to get them efficiently swimming and then to control the pace, find and complete their goal distance at a comfortable pace.  From there we work on more technique and swim strength, endurance and speed.  Good swimmers are built in my opinion.

Get in the water!

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