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Invisible Training

The concept of invisible training has been popularised over the last couple of decades, but it has always been there, unconsciously being used by many athletes. Invisible training is defined by the optimisation of your training by becoming vigilant of small details that help you recover and enhance your body’s response to training. These small […]

Ironman Training

4 Steps to Perfecting Imperfection

There is no such thing as the perfect day. Take a moment to imagine your perfect race. That race we all strive for where everything clicks without any issues at all. Think about waking up just before your alarm is set to go off, and your body feels full of energy. Your preparation has been […]

Are You Race Ready?

Triathlon has the great quality of being accessible to so many people regardless of age, gender or ability. Whether you are racing in your age group at the full distance or you are doing your first Fun Tri, there is a place for you to call home. For every athlete, each race comes with its […]

Team Kit

The Champion System Team Kit Range comes in three technology-specific levels with three price points depending on your racing goals and triathlon budget. APEX, PERFORMANCE & TECH. Champ Systems also offer a free crash replacement (hopefully not needed) and lifetime warranty on their apparel, as well as the all inclusive custom options such as arm/leg […]

5 Minutes with Sprinter, Footballer, Triathlete, Sophie Thomas

This week, Coach Nestor spends 5 minutes with one of Davey Black’s rising stars, Sophie Thomas. In the recent past, Sophie has shown that no matter what gets in your way, as long as you maintain a positive mentality, discipline and belief in yourself, you can overcome any obstacles. Several months ago, Sophie had knee […]

5 minutes with super mum Cheryl Swann

It is no secret that triathlon is a highly demanding sport. It requires countless hours of effort and discipline. Combining it with life, family, career and daily commitments means a big challenge in terms of finding the correct balance. If we look around, however, we will find examples of athletes who have managed to find […]

Fitness studio

The Importance of Yoga and S&C for Triathletes.

Triathlon is a sport that demands a lot of time from those who train for it. Pool swimming, open water swimming, cycling, running and transition skills are all training sessions that need to be ticked off to ensure you can complete your race as well as you are able to. The challenge for any coach […]

Triathlon Club & Fitness Studio

COVID SAFE PLAN

Business name: Davey Black Triathlon Plan completed by: Steve Davis Date reviewed: 29 Oct 2020 1. Ensure physical distancing Requirements: You must ensure workers and visitors are 1.5m apart as much as possible. This can be done by – Displaying signs to show patron limits at the entrance of enclosed areas where limits apply Informing […]

Electrolyte Whey Protein

Simple Hydration for Triathlon

In the beginning, training for triathlon is full of surprises and it requires much more than people initially expect. Not only are you trying to develop the necessary skills in swimming, cycling and running, but it also needs the knowledge and application of your nutritional and hydration needs. With these things in place, you can […]

5 Minutes With The rise of the Phoenix, Nick Patterson

This week, Coach Nestor spends 5 minutes with a very unique athlete at the very unique Melbourne triathlon club, Davey Black Triathlon. Nick Patterson is a methodical planner, has an extreme passion for fitness, and uses fitness to maintain his health and his wellbeing. So what is so unique about this? Nick has gone from […]