Club Meeting and Swim Clinic – April 21

on, Fri Apr 10, 2015 by, rt66.rd

OUHSC will play host to our April 21st club meeting. We will have interesting speakers on topics that we all have planning for the upcoming triathlon season. We will also have a swim clinic for everyone that wants/needs to review stroke technique, training ideas, and anything else to keep you alive in the what many describe as the “hardest part” of triathlon.

6:30-6:45: An introduction to thhe club, meeting, and clinic

6:45-7:00: “the Swim” with David Gray

7:00: In-water swim clinic (please click on the link below to sign up for this. There is a $15 cost to do the in-water clinic)

7:05-7:45: “Basic open water safety, intrianing and in racing” Pier Hale

7:20-7:45: “Youth Triathlon: Opportunities for kids and youth in multisport” Roger Gartman

7:45-8:00: “What to look for in a wetsuit” Steve Schlegel and team.

IN WATER SWIM CLINIC will be held by coach David Gray. David has coached swimmers to state, national amd olympic success. He s most known among those who have trained with him for training pro triathlete, Amanda Stevens.

NB: If you want to swim you will have to sign up for the clinic in advance. Slots will be limited to first come first served basis. Link to sign up is here.

Clinic will  be 45 minutes long. There is a small $15 fee paid to OUHSC for use of the pool you will need to pay to be part of the in-water clinic

TRI-OKC EXPO on March 3rd

on, Sun Mar 1, 2015 by, rt66.rd

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE TRI-OKC EXPO’15
Tuesday March 3rd, 6:30-8;00pm
MERCY HEALTH CENTRE, EDMOND, I-35

Event Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/742548899174841

For new and returning members:
(If you are a returning member – this is your chance to bring along that non-triathlete
friend who has shown a little bit of interest in our own brand of crazy).

The Tri-OKC EXPO’15 will be an opportunity to meet other triathletes in the greater OKC metro area;
to find out more about multisport and to find out about resources that are available to you.

The evening program will include presentations and demonstrations:

6:30pm Welcome to the 2015 season!
Tri-OKC President Stacy Frakes; Tri-OKC Race Director, Steve Buzz Bussjaeger

6:45 – 7:20: INJURY PREVENTION & SAFE TRAINING TECHNIQUES.
Injury prevention for the swim, bike, and run.
presenter: Mark Brown, P.T.
Mark is a physical therapist and strength coach for Mercy Health Systems and Mercy Sports Performance.
He has fifteen years’ experience as a physiotherapist and has worked with athletes at the high school,
college and professional and Olympic levels.

7:25 – 7:40: NUTRITION FOR EVERYDAY AND FOR ENDURANCE EVENTS
No fads or dubious diets, – just what you need to train healthily and race at your best.
Presenter: Marrett Hild.
Marrett Hild is a microbiologist with a background in nutrition.
She’s an endurance athlete with a severe case of wanderlust and loves to travel. She blogs at 405 Fresh?.

7:45-8:00: THE GEAR YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Top tips for beginners on what to wear, and what you need.
Presenters: Daniel Tiggert and Emmy Hufnagel
Dan is a professional triathlete, Emmy is a certified coach.
They own Terra Tri, offering multi-sport coaching to athletes of all abilities.

You’ll also have the chance to talk with the TRI-OKC board and officers; club sponsors,
and a few carefully selected local businesses that are interested in promoting multisport
in the OKC area. Look out for: Redman Triathlon?; Schlegel Bicycles?;
Oklahomeseller – “Realtor Rob” Schaerer?; Moore’s Floors; Hospital Discount Pharmacy;
Terra Tri?, and Mary Beth Mayer’s swim-coaching, as well as the Tri-OKC club kit table!

Club sponsors and vendors will be on hand to talk to you about their products and services,
and Tri-OKC kits will be on sale, so bring your checkbook!

If you have questions, please post them to the Event FaceBook page.
You may already find the answer to your question there.

See you Tuesday!

Piers Hale
2015 Tri-OKC Vice President.

2015 Multisport Begins … NOW!

on, Wed Dec 17, 2014 by, rt66.rd

Put this on your TO DO list.

Join/Renew your TRI-OKC Membership Now! 2015 TRI-OKC Membership: Click here to join/renew your membership for 2015

Plan you your 2015 Race Calendar. 2015 TRI-OKC Race Calendar: Click here for 2015 Calendar

2 National Championship events in OKC!! Redman Half in National Long Course Tri Championship & Aquathlon National Championship is in El Reno Oct 4.

Indoor Triathlon Race Series continues at Lighthouse February 15. Lighthouse Indoor Triathlon Registration and Details site: Click here for Indoor Triathlon Registration/Information

Swim Training

Pool Locations:

Bike Training

  • Tue - 405 Bicycles, 310-2453 for details
  • Thur - Schlegel’s, 232-4040 for details
  • Sat - 405 Bicycles, 310-2453 for details
  • Sun - Schlegel’s, 232-4040 for details

All Local YMCA’s have spin classes thru out the week. See schedules for date and time.


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