PLAYTRI COACHING SERVICES
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Annual Playtri Club membership available for athletes of all ability levels! Utilize Playtri's extensive resources to achieve your goals, and train alongside other local athletes under the guidance of experienced triathlon coaches at our weekly workouts.
GROUP TRAINING Programs & Team
A more focused approach to training with exclusive weekly workouts and at-home training schedules. Recommended for beginners, or athletes wanting a more social training experience.
Work with an individual coach of your choice to achieve long-term improvements and success. Playtri coaches utilize a data-driven training approach to help the individual athlete reach his or her potential. What’s your dream? Kona? Elite license? Finishing your first 70.3? Losing 50 pounds? We want to be part of your journey, and we have the track record to give you confidence in your decision to work with Playtri!
Enroll your young athlete in Playtri's nationally recognized youth & junior programs this season! Year-round co-ed team programs available for race ages 6-18, available at most Playtri Store locations.
If you're looking for a full-immersion training and education experience, look no further than Playtri Training Camps. Playtri Camps include intensive training sessions, educational lectures, and of course the camaraderie that comes along with long days of swimming, biking, and running together.
Playtri offers practical performance testing options at reasonable prices to determine heart rate zones, resting metabolic rate, and specific calorie burn on the bike and the run. Our testing will allow you to make specific and effective changes to your training and racing.
One on One Training Sessions
Whether you are new to triathlon or looking to fine-tune technique for effective gains, our one-on-one sessions will allow you to address specific challenges in the swim, bike and run, as well as incorporate functional strength training as an effective part of your training plan.
Stackle Swim Technique - Swim Coaching and Swim Analysis
Kirk Stackle grew up in San Diego. After excelling in age group swimming he headed to Austin, Texas to swim for Eddie Reese and Kris Kubik at the University of Texas. Under the program, Kirk enjoyed great success winning 3 team and 3 individual national championships, becoming a 16 time All American and achieving a berth on the 1988 Olympic team in the 200 breaststroke. In 1990, Kirk held his highest ranking as second in the world in the 200 breaststroke and third in the world in the 100 breaststroke after an outstanding Goodwill Games showing.
Stackle Swim Technique and Training is available for – age group, college, masters and professional swimmers, triathletes, CrossFit athletes and anyone else looking to improve their technique and/or safety in the water.
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* 1988 Olympian Kirk Stackle will now offer swim technique training Monday through Friday from 5:30am to 6:00pm at our Mockingbird location. Saturday and Sunday hours available upon special request.
Meet the Coaches
Meet our team of experienced coaches! Playtri coaches boast a wider range of both athletic and coaching experience - whatever your goals, we've got a great fit for you on the team.
Become a Playtri Coach
Interested in learning how to take the next (or first) step in your coaching career? Learn more about available positions, and the Playtri Coaching Certification Clinic.