Women's Bike Racing 101 Clinic, Oct. 27 & 28, 2007

Women's Bike Racing 101 Clinic
Danville, CA Oct. 27 & 28, 2007

http://www.wenzelcoaching.com/Camps&Clinics.htm

What: Jump start your winter training...learn cycling skills and what it takes to race! A weekend clinic for women run by women.

Where: Pegasus Bicycle Works, 439 Railroad Ave., Danville, CA 94526

When: Oct 27, 28 -- Four sessions: Attend one or all four! Morning sessions: 8 am. Afternoon sessions: 1 pm

Cost: $40 per session or $150 for all four sessions. Register early and receive a free waterbottle!

Join coaches Taitt Sato, Liz Varner, Laurel Green and Kathleen McCormick for valuable riding and racing skills both on and off the bike! Learn to safely and effectively race road races and criteriums.

Whether you are a very first time racer or a rider with a few races under your belt, this clinic will help you become a more confident and smarter racer and pave the way for you to become a stronger one.

Afternoon on-bike sessions earn upgrade points.

Session 1 Classroom – Theory of Training: Saturday, October 27 (8:30AM - Noon). Learn how to create a periodized, scientific training plan; set up heart rate zones; build endurance, power and speed; identify strengths and weaknesses, assess potential, and use different types of training for specific benefits.

Session 2 Outdoor – Ride Skills: Saturday, October 27 (1:30PM - 4:30PM). Gain comfort on the bike in a controlled setting. Learn and practice bumping, no-hands riding, bunny-hopping, sumo-cycling, emergency slow and stop, eating and drinking, close-quarters riding, how to avoid crashes, holding and protecting position. Bike games and prizes!

Session 3 Classroom – Introduction to Team and individual Tactics, Nutrition for Endurance Athletes: Sunday, October 28 (8:30AM - Noon). Learn about attacking, counter attacks, blocking, bridging, chasing, lead-outs, controlling races and how to win with intelligence and planning. Nutrition for cyclists will talk about how much and what to eat for optimal performance. We will discuss carbs, fats, protein, supplements, glycemic index, weight loss and gain. Body fat and race weight determination offered to participants.

Session 4 Outdoor – Racing Skills: Sunday, October 28 (1:30PM - 4:30PM). Learn and practice close group riding, cornering at speed, sprinting, drafting, pacelining, echelons, shooting gaps, and much more.

Bring bike, helmet and riding gear for afternoon on-bike sessions. Arrive 8AM for morning sessions and 1PM for afternoon sessions. Bring warm clothing for morning sessions (we will be outside). Attend both afternoon on-bike sessions to receive USCF upgrade points: Cat 4 to 3 - 5 points, Cat 3 to 2 - 3 points. No points for one session only.

3 Ways to Register (Be sure to specify which sessions you are attending)

By Mail: Send a note and check to: Wenzel Coaching Women’s Race Clinic, 4291 Fair Ave., Oakland, CA 94619.

By E-mail: Send credit card information (include card number, expiration, zip code and street address) via e-mail to taittsato@wenzelcoaching.com.

By PayPal: Make payment to Payment@WenzelCoaching.com.

For further information e-mail Taitt Sato at taittsato@wenzelcoaching.com.

Go to http://www.WenzelCoaching.com to learn more about Taitt Sato, Liz Varner, Laurel Green, Kathleen McCormick and Wenzel Coaching.

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