Triathlon Scotland - Skills School (Carluke Jan 20)

12 Jan 2020

Triathlon Scotland - Skills School (Carluke Jan 20) has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Triathlon Scotland
MPH Skills School - Carluke Leisure Centre
12th January 2020

Skills School Day Information

Description: This session will be in three parts, each working on technical aspects of the swim, bike and transition practice. The bike will be around handling skills, focusing on slow speed cornering and challenges, and so will be appropriate for either a road bike or mountain bike. The transition session will follow inside after a break, challenging the athletes in different ways to execute the processes. Finally, the swim will utilise the whole pool to do some open water specific skills.

What to Bring: Bike: Working bike with a bottle cadge, a bottle that will fit in to the bottle cadge, a helmet that fits, waterproofs and warm clothes in the event of rain on the day, as we will riding outside. Normal trainers will be appropriate for this cycling session, but cleats are allowed if an athlete is happy using them. Transitions: Race belt, swim hat, a towel, spare shoes appropriate for running around inside. Swim: swim wear, hat and goggles, towel, swim bag kit if you have it, but not essential.
Date: 12th January 2020
Times: 09:45 - 15:30
Athlete Meeting Point & Time: 09:45 @ Carluke Leisure Centre Entrance
Venue: Carluke Leisure Centre, 135 Carnwath Rd, Carluke, ML8 4EA

Full Terms and Conditions For Triathlon Scotland Skills Schools can be found here:

About MPH

MPH is a family run business with founders Bert & Moira still playing a key part in the company alongside family members and long serving, loyal employees.

From its humble beginning's in 1976, MPH has expanded to form a diverse business spanning Plant Hire, Heavy Haulage and Storage Warehousing.

About Knockburn Sports Loch

Knockburn Loch is set in the heart of Royal Deeside and offers the complete conferencing experience with a first class venue for team building and sporting events with purpose built recreational sporting facilities.

Knockburn Loch welcomes individuals to visit the site, enjoy the tranquil setting and visit the coffee shop at weekends which provides high quality home baking and fresh coffee.

To make best use of the facilities for sporting activities Knockburn Loch runs a membership scheme and for large groups tailor made packages are on offer to suit individual needs.  

Skills School General Information

What is Skills School?

Triathlon Scotland Skills School is based on the Triathlon England and British Triathlon model designed to enhance the young triathlete development (YTD) process by helping athletes and coaches explore fun and creative ways to be their best.  The main focus is therefore on creating a constructive learning atmosphere focused on developing skills in safe, engaging and fun environments.  This will improve the athlete and coach experience increasing their retention in triathlon.

The aim and ethos of our new area skills schools are to provide access for young triathletes to come together and receive additional coaching in a fun, creative and inspiring learning environment.

Who’s it for?

Skills schools are open to all 11-16 olds throughout Scotland giving all athletes the opportunity to access the Triathlon Scotland pathway, it will be completely inclusive and open to all who meet the basic competencies of being able swim, bike and run continuously for five minutes.  Age at 31st December on the year of the session.


10 Jan 2020£10.00£15.00

*Discounted for members of Triathlon Scotland

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 12/01/2020

Status: Closed

Total Places: 16

Places Available: ??



Morven Bruce

01786 466928


Carluke Leisure Centre, 135 Carnwath Rd, Carluke, ML8 4EA