Joachim Willén is a triathlon coach, and former professional triathlete and Olympian from Sweden. He is the head coach of the high school triathlon program Motala Rikstriathlongymnasium, which has the objective of developing the up and coming top talents of Swedish triathlon. Previous graduates of the program also includes Vasco Vilaça (still coached by Joachim), who took second in the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Hamburg 2020 (sprint distance).
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Joachim's training and coaching principles
-Coaching young athletes and long-term athlete development
-Training in a squad environment
-A typical training week of his high school triathletes
-Tips for swim, bike, and run training
-Developing mental strength
-Advice for age-group triathletes
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