Frequently Asked Questions
TRIATHLON TRAINING PROGRAMS
DEVELOPED BY PROFESSIONAL COACHES
Q - What is the first step to enquiring
about a specific training Program?
A - Click here and and enter your details into
the online form. Once received you will be contacted
for further interaction and prior to a program
commencing a phone consultation with Nick Croft
from Multisport Consultants to fine tune the specific
of your program is undertaken.
Q - Do you specialise in any one
distance - eg Ironman?
A - It has become an increasingly bigger part
of MSC's work - Ironman and half Ironman specific
coaching but MSC still works with athletes of
all distances from sprint to Ironman as well as
endurance athletes from single sport as well as
special endurance goals individuals may have.
Q - What level of athletes do you
A - From Beginner to elite
Q - Are the programs structured to
the needs of the individual?
A - Yes, your lifestyle, time available to train,
working hours and other individual details are
all taken into consideration.
Q - Does the type of training differ
throughout the year?
A - Yes, in order to maintain motivation and progression
it is necessary to vary the training loads and
cycles depending on what time of the year it is.
Q - Is it necessary to do swimming
in a swim squad?
A - At MSC we believe it is a great help but if
it is not possible due to work or lifestyle then
a program suited to you level pf ability is given
to you each week.
Q - What are your coaching fees
A - Fees very depending on what type of program
your choose and how much interaction you require.
A full fee plan is available by going to the coaching
link on this site.
Q - Do you still charge if I am on
a program and are injured or sick?
A - No, you are charged only when you are training
actively, so if you have an injury and miss a
week or 2 or are ill your program is put on 'hold'
while you recover. During your recovery you still
have full access to MSC for questions and feedback
Q - How do you keep tabs on athletes
on the programs?
A - Weekly feedback is encouraged. Interaction
with Multisport Consultants is as you need and
is basically unlimited, once an athlete has signed
up to be coached they are sent a log to be filled
in weekly. On all programs except for the premium
the athlete is encouraged to phone on a monthly
basis and whenever some urgent communication is
Q - What about pre and post race
messages - tips and tricks & feedback
A - Ongoing support is give to all current athletes.
Pre and post event tips and feedback, and coaching
update tips and squad news are emailed regularly
to MSC athletes
Q - Do you provide information on
various areas of triathlon for beginners eg using
Heart rate monitors, or choosing a bike or basic
A - HR calculator, Log, program info, training
terms used, MSC athletes access to various products
and clothing at discount rates, training articles
specific to triathlon and pre, during and post
Q - Are hands on or one on one training
sessions / initiatives available to MSC athletes?
A - Yes, just make an enquiry via email if you are visiting Noosa at any time to arrange
with Nick Croft or if you live on the Sunshine
Coast or Brisbane region Nick can come to you
via appointment for personal one on one or small
group sessions. Regular training squads are run
at Noosa all year around. Squad time table is
available on this site.
Q - Is it necessary to be on a training
program all year round?
A - No, it is recommended that you have some down
time at the end of each season participating in
activities other than triathlon or your chosen
sport to refresh the mind and body. Everyone is
different and so are their goals and experience
so the time off will vary.
So what now? To find out more about Multisport
Consultants training programs available online > click here,
or if you feel you may require a more personalised
training program, contact Multisport
Consultants for more details.
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