Coaching

 

Coaching from RIDEANDRACE is more than just planning workouts, it is partnership - your goal becomes our goal. And together we will work at improving your wellbeing, getting you fit and achieve the goal at the right pace.  The training is fine tuned to challenge you, keep you motivated, steer you towards your goal and fit into your life.

 

How a coach can help you improve.

1. Remove the guesswork - There are many components, lots of behind the scenes thinking and planning involved in how to prepare for your goal, and a coach does the thinking for you.

 

2. Methodical process - Provides a strategic and individualised approach, you’ll always know how each workout, week or phase fits into your program and serves to move you closer to your goals. The process extends to gear/equipment choices and setups, and unforeseen race/event scenarios.

3. Specific training - Guided by science and personal race experience, a detailed training program is created which includes specific workouts and training methods that are effective but keeps the process fun. 

4. Provide accountability - There is nothing is more effective than a coach. Knowing that someone is going to check if you missed or shortened a sessions will keep you accountable.  

5. Support and maintain motivation - Having someone in your corner who believes in you and your goal can make all the difference. A coach encourages you through training and even through the difficult days, keeping you on track to reach your goals.

Who can benefit from working with a coach?

Beginner, intermediate or competitive and non-racer with complex training needs such as - wanting to build fitness more rapidly at a controlled rate, a cyclist with specific goals or who is moving to the next level of competition or the cyclist facing obstacles and challenges in training such as illness and injury or obstacles and challenges in work and or life.

 

Level 1 Coaching details and pricing.

  • For the cyclist with highly complex training needs, requiring frequent coaching interaction.

  • Consultation - Initial questionnaire to help in understanding you and your training history and your requirements.

  • Unlimited training program adjustments - when life gets in the way or changes in schedule happen, training is re-written to accommodate.

  • 24 hour response time to changes in training plan.

  • Weekly training updates planned in detail using TrainingPeaks. The updates are tailored to you, and supported by workout data analysis, your response to training stimulus and your feedback.

  • Daily monitoring of training status with sessions adjusted as required.

  • Weekly data analysis and feedback on key sessions.

  • Seasonal goal planning.

  • Baseline and regularly-scheduled testing.

  • Monthly progress report.

  • Daily coach-athlete communication via WhatsApp text.

 

Level 1 investment in your health and goal -

  • Local athletes: R1450 per month plus a once off setup fee of R350.

  • International athletes: $110 per month plus a once off setup fee of $30.

Level 2 Coaching details and pricing.

  • For the cyclist with complex training needs, requiring minimal coaching interaction. 

  • Consultation - Initial questionnaire to help in understanding you and your training history and your requirements.

  • One training program adjustments per month - when life gets in the way or changes in schedule happen, training is re-written to accommodate.

  • 48 hour response time to changes in training plan.

  • Monthly training updates planned in detail using TrainingPeaks. The updates are tailored to you, and supported by workout data analysis, your response to training stimulus and your feedback.

  • Weekly monitoring of training status, and if required suggested session adjustments.

  • Monthly data analysis and feedback on key sessions.

  • Seasonal goal planning.

  • Baseline and regularly-scheduled testing.

  • Monthly progress report.

  • Weekly coach-athlete communication via Email.

Level 2 investment in your health and goal -

  • Local athletes: R950 per month plus a once off setup fee of R350.

  • International athletes: $80 per month plus a once off setup fee of $30.

 


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Not ready to to commit to coaching? A custom plan can be created for you.

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