Triathlon Scotland - Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon Coaches

30 Sep 18

Triathlon Scotland - Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon Coaches 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

Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon Coaches

This one day workshop has been developed in conjunction with English Institute of Sport practitioner’s Stephen Breisner and Ian Pyper who are the lead Strength & Conditioning coaches for the Great Britain Triathlon Team.

Session Details

Date: Sunday 30th September 2018

Time: 09:30 - 17:00

Venue: Peffermill Playing Fields, The University of Edinburgh, Laurie Liddell Clubhouse, Peffermill Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5LL

Tutor: Ewan Stirling



The British Triathlon Strength & Conditioning workshop is a one day coaching CPD workshop containing a mix of practical and classroom activities designed to develop your understanding and ability to effectively coach S&C sessions. Upon completion of the workshop you will be able to prepare, deliver and review safe and effective strength and conditioning (S&C) sessions within a non-weighted (body weight only exercises) environment. This workshop will not extend a your coaching remit to allow you to coach using weighted Olympic style lifting exercises and equipment.

Workshop Content 

  • S&C Programming Principles.
  • Effective preparation and warm up.
  • Individual needs analysis.
  • Core, upper and lower body exercises and how to coach these effectively.

Additionally, you will also have access to an online resource bank with further technical information and over 40 conditioning videos to support learning and understanding of strength and conditioning in triathlon.


  • A minimum of Level 1 Triathlon Coach.
  • Up to date Triathlon Scotland Membership.

Feedback from BTF Sessions

“Great pace and balance to the day - lots packed in.”

“Outstanding knowledge & very open to questions and giving advice.”

“Good informative course. Made me think about all aspects of S & C. Very practical.”

“Lots of practical very useful. Mix between practical and theory through the day kept it enjoyable.”

“Positives - informative, good structure. Negatives – none.”

What to Bring

Come dressed and prepared to take part in a practical,  body weight only, strength and conditioning session along with paper, pen, lunch, snacks and water. 

How to get involved

Click the sign up button at the top of this page.

Once you have signed up you will receive an email from the Coaching Development Manager, Susie Benson, no earlier than 10 days prior to the CPD Session. This will contain all the information you will need regarding the day. 

If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to fully participate in this session please email 

Full Terms and Conditions For Triathlon Scotland Coach CPD sessions can be found here:



28 Sep 2018£45.00

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

Dates and Status

Date: 30/09/2018

Status: Closed

Total Places: 12

Places Available: ??


Gemma Simpson

01786 466928


Peffermill Playing Fields The University of Edinburgh Laurie Liddell Clubhouse Peffermill Road Edinburgh EH16 5LL