Terrier "Pups" Youth/Junior Triathlon Training

Ages 8-17

Begins September

 

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to give all kids the opportunity to participate in the growing sport of triathlon and to educate them about the importance of living an active and healthy lifestyle by offering another platform for them to understand physical, mental and emotional potential while building friendships and having a blast!  

 

OUR GOAL

  • Educate & prepare kids about the sport of triathlon, duathlon, running & general fitness

  • Build a strong foundation of swimming, cycling and running skills/techniques

  • Teach the basics of triathlon transitions

  • Teach bike safety and maintenance

  • Educate on proper nutrition when training for and during events

  • Teach appropriate goal setting and motivational techniques

  • Help build a foundation for an active and healthy lifestyle

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Do it right before you do it more! Understand the proper form and technique while keeping it friendly and fun! No matter age or fitness level, we stress on doing it right before doing it more.  At our camp we’ll be swimming, cycling and running daily with stretching & maintenance incorporated.  So the kids will be tired at the end of each day and very tired at the end of the week (we hope and I’m sure you do too!).  We want each camper walking away understand improvement is a perpetual cycle and to challenge themselves in and out of the sport of triathlon.

 

LOCATIONS

Roy Jenkins Pool

154 Columbia Drive

Tampa, Florida 33603

813.250.3355 

Terrier Tri

1221 W. Cass Street

Tampa, Florida 33606

917.532.5889

Located a few blocks west of the UT baseball Field on the corner of Cass and Newport.  

 

WEATHER & CLOTHING

We all know it’s hot and rain can happen at any time.  Bring all swim, bike and run gear as well as rain shells.  *SEE CHECK LIST BELOW*  

 

NUTRITION & HYDRATION

Whatever keeps your kids fueled and hydrated along with snacks and a lunch for the end of the day.  Also, it’s important to keep your kids hydrated once they get home and before they arrive.  So make sure that grab that last glass of water before they head out each morning.

 

GROUPS

We’ll be separating into 3 separate groups for each sport based on ability as beginner, intermediate and advanced.  

DAILY UPDATS

We will update throughout the day at Terrier Tri Face Book.  We do not post children images or names.  But If you would like a "tag"  of your little one zooming through the sports let us know and well have you fill out waiver.  

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Tuesday 4:00-5:30pm @ Roy Jenkins Swim & Bike

Thursday 4:00-5:30pm @ Roy Jenkins Swim & Run

Saturday 11:00a - 12:30p @ Terrier Tri Bike & Run

CHECK LIST

Here is our adult check list that we use.  You do not need 99% of this stuff but it gives you an idea what goes into triathlon prep.  Highlighted in red is what to bring for the kids camp (if they  have). 

BIKE

Bar-end Plugs
Bike

Chain Lube
Cycling gloves (if needed)
Cycling Shirt (if needed)
Cycling Shoes
Cycling Shorts (if needed)
Electrical Tape (last minute bike repairs)
Floor pump
Frame/Mini Pump (if needed)
Fuel box/Bento Box - energy gels/bars

Helmet
Jacket, armwarmers, pants/tights (if cold)

Race number belt w/number if required
Race Wheels
Socks
Spare tire (tubulars)

Spare tubes (clincher), CO2 cartridges, inflator

Sunglasses
Tire levers, patch kit, tool kit
Toe covers (if cold)
Trainer (pre-race warmup if needed)

Water bottles - water/sports drink

SWIM

Antifog lens spray

Earplugs, noseplugs 

Goggles  

Swimcap

Swimsuit or Tri-Suit

Towel

Warm wear cap (if cold)

Wetsuit

RUN

Body Glide/Conditioner (if needed)
Energy gels/bars, sports drink
Fuel Belt/Amphipod hydration belt 

Hat/visor
Jacket, Running Pants, Vest (if cold)
Nip guards
Orthotics
Race number belt w/number (if required)

Running Shirt (if needed)
Running Shoes
Running Shorts (if needed)
Socks (if needed)
Sunglasses (if needed)
Sunscreen
Water Bottle

POST RACE ITEMS

Change of clothes 

Flip Flops/Sandals
Ibuprofen

Recovery drink, food, extra water
Sunscreen
Towel

 

GENERAL ITEMS

Body Glide/Pam, Blister shield, nip guards

Camera

Cash
Contacts (if needed)

Electrolyte caps/salt tablets Energy Bars
Energy Drink
Energy Gels

Eyeglasses (prescription)
Heartrate monitor
MP3/CD/Ipod (pre- or post-race only!)

Permanent Marker - Body Marking

Picture ID (required)

Pre-race meal - energy gels, sports drinks

Race Directions, Map
Race Number
Race Number Belt

Registration confirmaton, race packet Special Needs Bag
Sports Bra

Sunscreen

Timing chip strap/Champion Chip/AMB Chip

Towel for Transition Area
Transition Backpack
USAT Membership Card (required for annual members)

Vaseline

Wallet, Watch, Water