COACHING

We want to help you get to the finish line and complete whatever goals you have set. Our coaching team is experienced and thrilled to work with athletes at all levels - from the beginner to the seasoned athlete. Find a coaching avenue that's right for you:

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INDIVIDUAL COACHING

Need more flexibility, or want a more individually-specific approach? Check out individual coaching for more a more personalized approach.

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GROUP TRAINING

A more focused approach to training with exclusive weekly workouts and at-home training schedules for athletes looking for more structure and accountability in their daily training routine.

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CLASSES & CLINICS

Our coaching staff is passionate about sharing their knowledge and helping athletes be the best they can be! Our store offers weekly classes and workouts, as well as free clinics (often with great give-aways and drawings!).

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YOUTH PROGRAM

Sign up in-store or contact Coach Morgan for a schedule of our upcoming youth season.

 Individual Coaching

Individual athlete coaching is the signature training style of the Playtri brand. Playtri has been working one-on-one with athletes all over the country to help them achieve their goals for almost 20 years. Individual coaching is best for athletes who:

  • Need a more flexible training schedule

  • Have aggressive/time-limited goals

  • Want to move from completing to competing

  • Prefer/require a more individualized approach

  • Wish to train for Ironman (or other ultra distance events)

Please complete our New Client Application below to apply for individual coaching.

PROGRAMS

Individually coached athletes are required to train and race with heart rate as a part of Playtri's load-based training program. All programs include a $200 registration fee, with covers initial threshold testing for bike and run.

BRONZE PROGRAM

$160/Month, Level 1-3 Coaches Only

Four month commitment, athlete pays 1st & 4th months upfront

  • Load-based macro plan based on individual fitness, goals and commitments

  • Weekly assigned schedule based on personal availability and macro load/goal-specific needs

  • Receive detailed swim, bike and run workouts assigned from our Bronze coaching library

  • Detailed race strategy provided for all competitions, including warm up, cool down, and in-race guidelines for heart rate, power, pace, cadence, etc.

  • Three emails per week to the coach (athlete must initiate)

  • One phone call per week with the coach (athlete must initiate)

  • Pre and post-race emails for all competitions (athlete must initiate)

  • 1 adjustment to the macro plan per year

  • 1 adjustment to the schedule per week

  • Analysis of all provided files, including power, heart rate and cadence

  • 1 free tests/sessions a year – certain restrictions apply

  • Playtri Race Team/Club membership w/ full benefits (optional)

SILVER PROGRAM

$250/Month, Level 1-3 Coaches - $300/Month, Level 4 & 5 Coaches

Four month commitment, athlete pays 1st & 4th months upfront

  • Load-based macro plan based on individual fitness, goals and commitments

  • Weekly assigned schedule based on personal availability and macro load/goal-specific needs

  • Receive detailed swim, bike and run workouts assigned from our Silver coaching library

  • Detailed race strategy provided for all competitions, including nutrition, hydration, warm up, cool down, and in-race guidelines for heart rate, power, pace, cadence, etc.

  • Five emails per week to the coach (athlete must initiate)

  • One phone call per week with the coach (athlete must initiate)

  • Pre- and post-race phone calls for all “A” competitions (athlete must initiate and schedule)

  • Pre- and post-race emails for all competitions (athlete must initiate)

  • Documentation and analysis of training nutrition/hydration logs

  • Prescribed nutrition and hydration for all events, long training and key training

  • 2 adjustments to the macro plan per year

  • 2 adjustments to the schedule per week

  • Analysis of all provided files, including power, heart rate and cadence

  • Analysis of written feedback and nutrition logs

  • 3 free tests/sessions a year (1 every 4 months) – certain restrictions apply

  • Playtri Race Team/Club membership w/ full benefits (optional)

GOLD PROGRAM

$500/Month, Level 4 & 5 Coaches Only

Four month commitment - athlete pays 1st & 4th months upfront

  • Load-based macro plan based on individual fitness, goals and commitments

  • Weekly assigned schedule based on personal availability and macro load/goal-specific needs

  • Receive detailed swim, bike and run workouts assigned from our Gold coaching library, and custom workouts as needed

  • Detailed race strategy provided for all competitions, including nutrition, hydration, warm up, cool down, and in-race guidelines for heart rate, power, pace, cadence, etc.

  • Unlimited communication with the coach

  • Pre- and post-race meetings for all “A” competitions (athlete must initiate and schedule)

  • Pre- and post-race phone calls for all competitions (athlete must initiate and schedule)

  • Daily macro nutrition guidelines based on RMR/Vo2 testing, assigned workouts and feedback

  • Documentation and analysis of training nutrition/hydration logs

  • Prescribed nutrition and hydration for all events, long training and key training

  • Unlimited adjustments to weekly and macro plans

  • Analysis of all provided files, including power, heart rate and cadence (other metrics as deemed necessary by the coach)

  • Analysis of written feedback and nutrition logs

  • 6 free tests/sessions a year (2 every 4 months) – certain restrictions apply

  • Playtri Race Team/Club membership w/ full benefits (optional)

Group Training Programs 

PLAYTRI GROUP TRAINING TEAM PROGRAMS

Playtri Group Training Programs are designed for any athlete desiring to complete their first triathlon or take their training and racing to the next level with structured training. These programs accommodate triathletes from the beginner signing up for their first triathlon to intermediate triathletes who want to improve their skill and racing experience.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact headcoach@playtri.com.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Playtri Group Programs tech t-shirt

  • 15% off all full-price retail in Playtri Stores during your program

  • Weekly coached workouts at your Playtri Store location (all programs include weekly coached Bike, Run and Strength Training workouts, and triathlon-specific programs will include a coached Swim workout as well)

  • Access to all Club workouts, including weekly Open Water Swims March-September

  • At-home training schedule to supplement your coached workouts

 

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

GET FIT (8 WEEK) GROUP TRAINING - $199

What is Get Fit? Get Fit programs provide athletes coming back from a break or just getting into endurance sports the opportunity to build a solid foundation of fitness for future training and racing. New programs start on the first of every month.

  • Start anytime! Get Fit programs can be started on any Monday.

  • Includes weekly Bike, Run and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

CYCLING FOUNDATIONS (8 WEEK) GROUP TRAINING - $199

  • Start anytime! Cycling Foundations programs can be started on any Monday.

  • Includes weekly Bike and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

OFF-SEASON (8 WEEK) GROUP TRAINING - $249

  • Starting on Mondays between October 15th and December 3rd

  • Includes weekly coached Swim, Bike, Run and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

RUN/BIKE/RUN (8 WEEK) GROUP TRAINING - $199

  • Start anytime! Run-Bike-Run programs can be started on any Monday.

  • Includes weekly Bike, Run and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

SPRINT TRIATHLON (8 WEEK) GROUP TRAINING - $249

  • Start anytime! Sprint Triathlon programs can be started on any Monday.

  • Includes weekly coached Swim, Bike, Run and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

OLYMPIC TRIATHLON (12 WEEKS) GROUP TRAINING - $299

  • Programs starting on: 2/11/2019, 3/11/2019 & 7/8/2019

  • Includes weekly coached Swim, Bike, Run and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

70.3 TRIATHLON (16 WEEKS) START DATES* - $349

  • Programs starting on: 1/2/2019, 3/25/2019, 7/22/2019

  • Includes weekly coached Swim, Bike, Run and Strength Training sessions

  • Registration: Register in store, or fill out the Group Program Application below, and call your Playtri Store to complete payment

*70.3 programs accommodate triathletes that are already proficient pool swimmers, and can confidently ride 20+ miles and run a 5k.

ANNUAL GROUP TRAINING PROGRAM MEMBERSHIP - $795

Want to go all in? Sign up for our Annual Program Membership, which includes everything you get with our regular group programs, as well as:

  • Access to Sprint, Olympic, 70.3 and Ironman training schedules based on athlete goals

  • Playtri triathlon top

Registration is in-store or call your Playtri Store to sign-up and complete payment.

 

NO BIKE? NO PROBLEM

All Playtri Group Training Programs include the option to rent an entry-level road bike for the duration of the program AND the program race for only $100 - even better, if you fall in love with the sport, that $100 can be put towards the purchase of a new bike from your Playtri Store within 30 days of your program ending.

Make sure to add "Group Program Bike Rental" to your cart when you are purchasing your group program!

SWIM FOUNDATIONS TRAINING

A four week intensive course for beginner to intermediate swimmers

If you are a new swimmer, or hoping to improve your efficiency in the water for the season, now is the time to adjust and refine your stroke! Join us for a four week "back-to-basics" review of the freestyle swim stroke where we will discuss and implement effective body position, proper kick and stroke mechanics, efficient breathing practices and more. At Playtri we have worked for almost two decades to develop a freestyle training approach that is specifically designed to make athletes successful in the open water.

Location:
Colony Aquatic Park Indoor Lap Pool
5580 N Colony Blvd
The Colony, TX 75056

Dates and Times:
Next Session: November 3rd-24th, Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 AM

Cost: $150

*For the duration of the Swim Foundations Class, athletes may attend any coached open water swim sessions.

 

LOCATION GROUP TRAINING SCHEDULES

DALLAS WORKOUT SCHEDULE

  • Dallas Runs - Tuesday 6:00PM

  • Dallas Weights - Wednesday 6:00PM

  • Dallas Bikes - Thursday 6:00PM

  • Dallas Weekly Pool Swims - Sunday 5:00PM JCC Dallas (7900 Northaven Rd)

Youth Programs:

All the details can be found at:

https://www.playtri.com/youth/

Contact Coach Debi Berg at: tricoachdebi@gmail.com or  214-682-4474