News and Information

Fitness Club

Using Emotions as Energy

Every athlete at one stage in their training, racing or even everyday life, has wished that they had more energy. How can I get more energy? How will I make it through the day to get to training tonight? How am I going to get to the end of the week? The answer, interestingly, lies […]

Triathlon World Championship

Goal Setting For Your Season

After every season finishes and before every new season starts, athletes come to the point of thinking what their options are for the new athletic year. They usually go through events looking for the right one, checking their budget, the dates, analysing the workload, talking with themselves and their families; all to see how possible […]

Pre & Post Natal Fitness

Coaching: Art v’s Science

The world of triathlon and endurance training has been growing exponentially over the last couple of decades. This not only applies to types of races, bicycle choice or clothing options, but it is also true for the types of athletes and coaches coming from wide ranging backgrounds and personalities. All competitors, before being athletes, are […]

Fitness Studio

Anxiety and Sport

Davey Black’s Mental Health Counsellor, Nestor Rivera, says that in today’s society, we have been taught to focus on constantly moving forward, never stopping and always achieving. It is a fast-paced world where the space for mental struggle has no time and is not welcomed. It is under these ill-conceived social norms where anxiety or […]

Changing Your Community Through the Extraordinary

Changing Your Community Through the Extraordinary

If you have ever tried something extraordinary, you will relate to being observed by those close to you. If you have ever set yourself to complete a PhD, opened a new business or created a family, you may recall the comments made around you. There may have been the questioning, advising, and even judging of […]

6 Steps to Coping with Injury

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

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 […]

IMG_3119

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 […]