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Coaching

Coaching endurance athletes is an art, a science, and a craft.

We offer this selection of coaching-related articles, videos, workshops, and guides to help coaches begin to explore the support available for coaches through Fast Talk Labs.

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Criteria for Setting SMART Goals 

The goal belongs to the athlete—not the coach. It’s the coach’s job to help the athlete give shape to the final product.

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Process for Goal Setting and Season Planning

Onboarding New Athletes

Goal assessment and season planning are two details you must attend to in taking on a new athlete.

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The Process of Goal Attainment

Coach Grant Holicky discusses the critical process by which goals are created, and also the method by which they are achieved.

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How to Set Training and Performance Goals

The offseason is the perfect time to assess our previous season, set goals and strategies for the coming season, and incorporate those into our training plans.

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