International Triathlon Coaching Association Trains, Educates Triathlon Coaches Online

(1888PressRelease) – The sport of triathlon continues to grow, and experts believe that athletes need more guidance, coaching and safety instruction to ensure long tern success.

With triathlon participation in the United States at an all-time high, the International Triathlon Coaching Association developed a unique triathlon coaching certification program to meet the growing demand for trained triathlon coaches.

Offering a self-paced interactive distance learning format, the Certified Triathlon Coach training is delivered over 32 days, including training materials, exam, certification and business advice designed to help new triathlon coaches succeed professionally and personally.

“Just as training for triathlons involves a lot of time, we understand that coaches have busy family and personal lives, which is why our training is online, flexible and delivered over a one-month period,” said John Spencer Ellis, founder of the International Triathlon Coaching Association and its multi-sport certification. “Covering everything from safety to training zones and from nutrition to biomechanics, this unique triathlon coaching program helps people succeed in a truly rewarding career.”

The International Triathlon Coaching Association training covers:
Establishing milestones and personal goals for coaches and clients
Constructing balanced programs for training and racing
Identifying effective heart-rate training zones
Exercise and sports psychology
Biomechanics and aerodynamics
Training for special populations
Injury prevention
Triathlon rules and regulations

In addition, those interested in becoming a triathlon coach have access to online lectures, discussions boards, exam prep, and triathlon coaches and experts.

About the International Triathlon Coaching Association
The International Triathlon Coaching Association (ITCA) is the triathlon certification division of the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association or NESTA, formed in 2008 to be the leading source of triathlon coaching certification and business development for new and advancing triathlon coaches. Since 1992, NESTA has been a leader in innovative solutions for sports and fitness professionals. Now with more than 55,000 members in 55 countries, it is one of the largest fitness associations in the world, and the fastest growing association of its kind in the United States. For more information, please visit


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