Dr Dan Plews talks about the background of LDT102, and why our new course "Training Program Fundamentals" is so important for athletes and coaches.
In Endure IQ LDT102 you will learn about the fundamental components of the Long Distance Triathlon training program. Once you have completed the course, you will have the knowledge you need to understand the structure and importance of each aspect of the long distance triathlon training program and be able to apply this to your own training program or to the training programs of the athletes you coach.
Check out a brief demo of the course itself
Each Endure IQ online course is guided by providing background of knowledge and experience to the following questions.
Training program fundamentals for Long Distance Triathlon
Understanding and applying the main components of an LDT training program (Modules 3-7).
OK. I've done the correct training, and now it's time to race, how should I best prepare? (Modules 8 - 9).
Each module varies in length but ranges between 20min-40min
LDT102 Introduction: The LDT Hierarchy of Needs
Lesson 1: Energy Systems
Lesson 2: Training Principles
Lesson 3: Training Intensity and Zones
Lesson 4: Determinants of Long Distance Triathlon Performance
Lesson 1: Frequency and Volume Definitions
Lesson 2: What do the best do?
Lesson 3: Cellular Signaling and Adaptation
Lesson 4: Practical Application to Training Plans
Lesson 1: Training Distribution Models
Lesson 2: Observational Studies
Lesson 3: Experimental Studies
Lesson 4: Practical Application to Training Plans
Lesson 1: What is HIIT?
Lesson 2: Types of HIIT
Lesson 3: Effectiveness of HIIT in Triathletes
Lesson 4: HIIT Manipulation
Lesson 5: Periodization of HIIT Types into Training
Lesson 1: Terms of Understanding for Training Periodization
Lesson 2: Block vs Traditional Periodization
Lesson 3: Challenging Periodization Dogma!
Lesson 4: Periodization for LDT
Lesson 1: What is Specific Strength?
Lesson 2: Specific Strength Training in Swimming
Lesson 3: Specific Strength Training in Cycling
Lesson 4: Specific Strength Training in Running
Lesson 5: Incorporating Specific Strength into a Training Plan
Lesson 1: What are Race Specific Simulations?
Lesson 2: Finding the Right Intensity
Lesson 3: Training Session Examples
Lesson 4: Structuring Race Specific Simulations into the Program
Lesson 1: The What and the Why
Lesson 2: Variables to Consider when Planning a Taper
Lesson 3: Tapering Models
Lesson 4: Training Intensity, Frequency and Volume Manipulation During Tapering
Lesson 5: Tapering and the Individual Long-Distance Triathlete
Lesson 1: Starting with the End in Mind
Lesson 2: Making the Most Important Thing, the Most Important Thing
Lesson 3: Bringing the Specifics to the Goal
Lesson 4: Recovery
Dr. Dan Plews will lead the way in LDT102. As a coach of age group and elite long distance triathletes, a successful age group long distance triathlete himself, and sports scientist, Dr Dan will provide you with the tools you need to successfully train and race long distance triathlons.
Dan will be joined by guest expert, Ed Maunder (Sport and Exercise Science) in Module 2: Training Load, Training Zones and Physiology.
Enrollments for LDT102 are open! Enroll now to learn about the fundamental components of the long distance triathlon training program, or enroll in one of our course bundles to further improve your LDT knowledge
Compared to US$624 separately
Compared to US$650 separately
Compared to US$949 separately
"I saw immediate results as soon as I began to apply the principles I had learned in the course to my own training structures. This course has unlocked a ton of potential I had in me that I was totally missing out on. "
"I have studied triathlon for over 15 years, and found the LDT 102 course full of useful, practical information that has helped clarify my personal mental model of triathlon training, while also providing many examples of how I can use this information in my personal training and with my athletes. "
"LDT102 was incredibly valuable in helping me structure my own training plan for long course racing. I feel much more confidant developing and executing my training plan after this course!"
Who should LDT102?
Anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of the Long Distance Triathlon training program! This course would be especially beneficial for age group Ironman triathletes and coaches.
Do I have to complete LDT101 to complete LDT102?
No, LDT101 and LDT102 are completely separate courses.
Do I get lifetime access to the course materials?
No, due to copyright the video learning materials are only available until course access closes (ie 10 weeks after you enroll). However, you do receive a workbook to facilitate your learning and there are practical resources available for select lessons that you can download. We recommend that you take notes throughout the course that you can refer back to once course access has ended.
Do I get lifetime access to the Endure IQ Community on Facebook?
No, due to the time that it takes to upkeep the Facebook page, access to the Facebook group will end upon conclusion of your course. You will however be able to purchase a weekly subscription to extend your access to the course materials and the Community.
What happens after I complete the course?
You will receive a certificate of completion and we’ll direct you to further courses that will continue to advance your knowledge. You will also be able to purchase our weekly subscription if you wish to extend your access to the course materials and Community.
How do I know the course is credible and contains correct information?
This course is evidence-informed and based on coach, applied practitioner, and athlete based experiences. We also provide you with all the resources referenced throughout the course.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 21 days and we’ll give you a full refund.