Training and Coaching the Competitive Cyclist Online CE Course
Online CourseCourse components are delivered online and include a continuing education exam.
Join level 2 USA Cycling-certified cycling coach Tyrone Holmes as he discusses all types of bike racing as well as cycling licensure and considerations for choosing bikes and equipment. Training and Coaching the Competitive Cyclist Online CE Course addresses coaching techniques for critical cycling skills, assessment of cycling fitness, principles of training program design, and nutrition and hydration while on and off the bike. Plus, 20 high-impact cycling workouts will get you started on the road to success.
- Describe the roles and skills of a cycling coach.
- Outline the five major racing disciplines: road, mountain bike, track, cyclocross, and BMX.
- Describe the certification processes for cycling licensure and cycling coach.
- Counsel cyclists to make decisions on equipment that will maximize their race performance while minimizing cost.
- Identify the specific skills athletes need to be stronger, faster, and safer cyclists.
- Evaluate your cyclists’ fitness and assess their performance on a long-term basis.
- Describe and apply the five heart rate training zones.
- Describe the six physiological training principles.
- Describe the three elements of cycling performance.
- Describe the four principles of developing a training program.
- Use 20 high-impact cycling workouts to develop periodized training programs for clients.
- Provide specific recommendations on nutrition and hydration that will improve cycling performance.
A continuing education course for personal trainers or other fitness instructors working with competitive cyclists.
"I cycle myself, and this course gave me another perspective of how to train other cyclists. I will apply this to my own workouts as well as to clients’ and friends’ workouts."
A. Bix—Kentwood, MI
"Nice offering of technical information such as gearing combinations and calculating pace. I will use the information when I coach Wounded Warriors (Marines)."
K. Parsons—Carlsbad, CA
"Added support of my own knowledge and new information that I can use with various charts to develop training programs."
J. Dondero—White Plains, NY