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Little Sharks Youth Triathlon Team

Presented by Nutriformance and Athletic Republic

If You Have A Desire To Tri And Have Fun Join

Big Shark/Nutriformance Kid’s Tri Club.

The Little Sharks will meet for training April 5 through September 1 once a week. Practices will be on Saturday morning with some exceptions.  Additional training opportunities are available through our sponsors Nutriformance, Athletic Republic, The Pedal Hard Training Center and Big Shark Bicycle Company. 

Club Memberships

Little Shark's Early Season Training

April 5-June 8

Cost:  $250

Little Shark's In Season Training

June 14-August 31

$200

Join and  Sign Up Here

 

Benefits:

  • Educational sessions conducted by local experts.
  • USA Triathlon sanctioned club
  • USAT Club Program Insurance
  • Team discounts for Big Shark sponsored races (discount code provided)
  • Team discounts for additional training opportunities by sponsors Nutriformance/Athletic Republic, Pedal Hard Training Center, And Big Shark Bicycle Company
  • Big Shark store discount 10% to families for triathlon gear (excludes bikes)         


Practices Will Give Focus To The Following Disciplines:

  • Athletic Republic running mechanics and speed training
  • Spinning for kids at Nutriformance (must be 45”)
  • Bike rides out and back at Monarch Levee
  • Transition practice at Des Pere Park
  • Bike handling skills and training by Pedal Hard/Nutriformance
  • Nutrition for athletes at Nutriformance
  • Bicycle education at Big Shark covering bike maintenance, fit, & equipment
  • Some practices will include time at Big Shark kid’s triathlon venues

Tentative Schedule

Little Shark Early Season Training

Week Date Time Location Activity
1

Sat April 5

2:00pm

Big Shark West Bike Fit & Care
2

Sat April 12

2:30pm

Pedal Hard

Bike Skills/Training
3

Sat April 19

11:30am Athletic Republic Speed/Nutrition
4

Sat April 26

11:30am Des Peres Park Bike Skills
5

Sat

May 3

2:30pm

Pedal Hard at Velodrome 

Bike Skills/Training
6

Sat

May 10 

11:30am Des Peres park Triathlon Gear and Transition Skills
7

Sat

May 17

11:30am Parkway Central Highschool Triathlon Specific Swim Practice
8

Tues.

May 20

6:00pm Athletic Republic Running Form Practice

9

Practice moved to Thursday 5/22/14 at 6pm
10

Sat.

May 31

9:00am Des Peres Park Cycling Drills and Run Transition
11

Sat. Jun 7

11:30am St.Albans Country Club Race Overview and Practice at Packet Pickup
12

Sun

Jun

8

7:00am St.Albans Youth Triathlon Race Day

Little Shark's In Season Training

Practices will take place at the New Town Swim Series.  BackYard Lifeguards will be on duty to supervise all swims.

*To participate in open water swims particpant must meet the following swimming criteria required by BackYard Lifeguards.

100-yard continuous forward swim without stopping or struggling

30-seconds of coninuous treading water with chin above water

30-second back float without support or assistance

Week Date Time Location Activity
1

Sat

June 14

9am New Town Race Venue Swim Clinic
2

Sat

June 21

9am New Town Race Venue Cycling Clinic
3

Sat

June 28

9am New Town Race Venue Transition Clinic- Swim to Bike

Independance

Day

Weekend

Practice moved to Tues. 7/08/14 at 6pm
4

Tues

July 8

6pm Des Pere Park Transition Clinic- Bike to Run
5

Sat

July 12

9am New Town Race Venue Race!
6

Sat

19

9am

Pedal Hard

Velodrome

Bike Skills/Training

7

Sat

July 26

9am Des Peres Park Equipment and Transition Practice
No Practice

August 2nd through August 4th USAT Championship
8

Sat

Aug 9

9am Athletic Republic Strength/Speed
9

Sat

Aug 16

9am

Des Peres Park

Nutrition- The Right Way to Fuel- Transition Practice

Bike Skills/Training

Practice will give focus to the following disciplines:

  • Open water swims at New Town during Big Shark Open Water Swim Series (BackYard Lifeguards on duty)
  • Athletic Republic Running Mechanics and Speed Training
  • Spinning for Kids at Nutriformance (for kids taller than 45")
  • Transition Practice at Des Peres Park
  • Bike Handling Skills and Training by Pedal Hard/Nutriformance
  • Bicycle Rides: Out and Back Rides on the Monarch Levee Trail
  • Nutrition for Athletes at Nutriformance
  • Bicycle Education at Big Shark Bicycle Company- covering maintenance, fit basics and equipment.
  • Some practices will occur at Big Shark youth triathlon race venues.

 More opportunities are available through our sponsors: NutriformanceAthletic RepublicPedal Hard Training Center and Big Shark Bicycle Company.

CONTACT LIBBY FENNEWALD

Big Shark  - Loop Urban Shark - Downtown Big Shark - West
6133 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112 1009 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63101 17233 Chesterfield Airport Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63005
314-862-1188 314-881-0322 636-534-8080
M-F 10-8, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5 M-F 10-7, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5 M-F 10-8, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5