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Announcing OTTER Tri Team

                             I am thrilled to announce the launch of the OTTER TRI Team!   Visit:  ottertriteam.com for the most up to date information.     After several … Continue reading

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Learning something New

One of my newest and youngest clients is a younger sibling of two kids I coach.   J wants to participate in tri….. and as the youngest, wants to better his brother and sister.    I wamted to share this … Continue reading

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TriKids Training

   TriKids Training in conjunction with the Houston Kids Triathlon is now at its half-way mark.    I am thrilled for the rest this weekend as we have time-off for Easter.  Upon return next week, there are four weeks before … Continue reading

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If not now, when?

  This afternoon I was guarding Missouri Swimming, as they were practicing.   The swimmers were discussing the pending set and the coach said to one swimmer:    If not now, when?  I love that!   I considered my personal … Continue reading

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Athletic Development — how do you understand it

I have four cats, all boys.  And yes, my apartment looks like I have boys.   All the time.   And because I have cats, I am able to observe amazing fetes of balance, jumps, climbing, leaps and runs.   … Continue reading

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And that’s a Wrap

Six weeks of camp. Six weeks of biking, running, swimming and bickering….. Yes, I said bickering. Camp. This is life. We had ten kids participate in the Triathlon Clinic at the Weekley YMCA this summer. We had four sets of … Continue reading

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Summer Tri Camp

  I don't want you to miss out!   Beginning 20 June: Monday through Friday, 9am to 1pm. Runs through 29 July, with our triathlon on 30 July. All training held at the Weekley YMCA.   I look forward to … Continue reading

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Am I a Bully Coach?

    As I between 'seasons,' so to speak, I have been reflecting on what went well and what needs improvement with how the programming for the Kids Tri Training was executed. I determined that my colleagues are not able … Continue reading

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Houston Kids Triathlon

  On 23-24 April, 2700 kids competed in the Houston Kids Triathlon. I found myself working Saturday after the Junior division race, in transition.   This year was different for me, not only in geography, having volunteered for the Kids … Continue reading

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Stick it out!

As Kids Tri training is winding down, final preparations and practices are this week for the Houston Kids Triathlon, that will run Saturday and Sunday 23-24 April. It is hard to believe seven-weeks ago, we embarked on a program to … Continue reading

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