Standard Bank 5150 Nelson Mandela Bay – Race Tips for Beginners
Nov24

Standard Bank 5150 Nelson Mandela Bay – Race Tips for Beginners

For those athletes racing the 5150 event tomorrow, here is some advice for race day to help calm the nerves and get you to the start line well prepared: There are a lot of nervous beginners wondering around PE in anticipation of the Standard Bank 5150 event taking place at King’s Beach tomorrow. Spend some time today checking all your equipment to ensure there are no nasty surprises on race morning. Check your tyres, your brakes, your...

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Kelly van der Toorn – Team Tissink’s new Cape Town based coach

Raynard and I have each been involved in the sport of triathlon for almost 30 years now, be it in a racing, managerial or coaching position. We run Team Tissink Triathlon from our home base in Port Elizabeth, and as yet, have never brought on any official assistant coaches. We have always believed that if you sign up with Team Tissink, you do so for a reason, and will be coached by either Ranard or Natalie directly. As such,...

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Efficiency in Swimming – Part 1
Oct18

Efficiency in Swimming – Part 1

Efficient swimming: If you are new to the sport of triathlon; just been a spectator, possibly helped out as a volunteer, or taken part in the Corporate or sprint distance triathlons, I’m sure you are already fascinated by the sport and hoping to take part in an event in the near future. In your first triathlon, your goal should be simply to cross the finish-line and to have fun doing so. Looking forward to your next race,   how you...

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Self-motivation – the key to consistent training:
Oct03

Self-motivation – the key to consistent training:

One of the things you’ll hear repeatedly from your coach is how important it is to train consistently. Consistent does not mean repeating the same session day in and day out. Nor does it mean training at the same speed and on the same route. It means continually completing structured, well designed and varied sessions that are evenly spaced, and gradually increase in mileage and intensity. The easiest way to do this is by committing...

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PW HARVEY & Co sign on as Official Sponsors of TEAM TISSINK
Sep25

PW HARVEY & Co sign on as Official Sponsors of TEAM TISSINK

We are proud to announce that PW HARVEY & Co have signed on as official sponsors of Team Tissink . We have been with PW Harvey & Co for more than 10 years now and highly recommend them for excellence service and financial advise. Company Overview: At PW Harvey and Co, our main objective is to provide personal, professional advice on a broad range of financial matters, incorporating both personal and corporate finance. Our...

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Beginner Training Camp – 6th and 7th October 2018
Sep09

Beginner Training Camp – 6th and 7th October 2018

  We are running a 2 day training camp for any beginner triathletes wanting to race the 5150 or 70.3 events. The camp will be run over the 6th and 7th of October in Port Elizabeth. Here is a tentative schedule for the camp: Saturday 6th October: Starting with a Bike Ride over the 5150 course. ( including correct gearing, turning, set up, cleating in and out) Ocean swim including teaching correct entry/exit techniques, sighting,...

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