Category Archives: Coaching

Running coach Jason Kehoe reflects on a great year of racing in 2017

Running coach Jason Kehoe reflects on a great year of racing in 2017

Using the same training principles we use with all our athletes to prevent injury and to develop peak performance, we were able to work together as coach and athlete to have a very successful year on the road, mountains, trails and in cross country. Read all about the Irish Champion’s 2017 goals, battles, disappointments and…

ChampionsEverywhere partners with Stryd! (Power meters for running)

ChampionsEverywhere partners with Stryd! (Power meters for running)

We are very pleased to announce a partnership with Stryd, a Boulder-based company, producing one of the first, and best, power meters for running. What are power meters? Well that’ll be the topic of the first article in a new series we’ll publish about this. While you wait for that: it’s a unit measuring the…

Arthur Lydiard’s 100th Birthday

Arthur Lydiard’s 100th Birthday

‘Coach of the Century’ now a centurian On July 6th 2017 it would have been Arthur Lydiard’s 100th birthday. If you hadn’t realised by now we are advocates of this great New Zealand man’s work and our company name ‘ChampionsEverywhere’ is derived from one of his quotes:  “There are champions everywhere. Every street’s got them.…

Overview of our training plans

Overview of our training plans

In this four part video series René Borg talks you through how to get started with your training plan: Part 1 We begin with an overview of the ‘frame of the picture’ – how to understand what each week of training is all about. Part 2 The second part looks at how to begin understanding…

One minute ‘miracle’ running technique makeover

One minute ‘miracle’ running technique makeover

We love our jobs as running technique specialists, we know what the ideal characteristics of a runner with good technique looks like…but the real skill is moulding the runners we work with into that ideal. Coaching Cues We achieve this through coaching cues. Each cue has it’s own individual and personal meaning to the student.…

Waiver and release form

Because physical exercise can be strenuous and subject to risk of serious injury, we recommend you to obtain a physical examination from a doctor before participating in any exercise activity. You agree that by participating in physical exercise or training activities, you do so entirely at your own risk. You agree that you are voluntarily…

‘Running form’ workshops – before and after video results

  What level of improvement can you expect after one of our ‘Running form’ workshops? Watch out shortly for our dedicated page showing footage of some legends of the Irish off-road scene: current ultra-running phenomenon Paul Tierney and former mountain running world champion John Lenihan.   ‘Running form’ workshop videos All the below videos were…

What results should you expect?

Arthur Lydiard told athletes to select the coaches that get results and stay away from those who didn’t. As purveyors of his ‘old school’ training philosophy, we need to hold ourselves to that standard. To help you judge, testimonials are not enough so here we provide the data of the results gained by athletes who…

Training programme screenshots

Training programme screenshots

Aerobic phase Dynamics strength and anaerobic phases Coordination, taper and race phases   Sample interval/repetition pace plan

Training programme features

Training programme features

To run your best you need to know exactly what workout to perform every day and why you are doing it. In addition, you need options to modify the workout on the day if you are feeling better or worse than you expected or if anything else unforeseen happens. Our training programmes include a host…

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