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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.

Contact us with your questions, clarifications, or requests at coaches@fasttalklabs.com.

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Rach McBride on Gender Inclusivity in Sport

Rach McBride is the first openly gender nonbinary pro in triathlon. They share their experience navigating elite sports and look to a future where nonbinary athletes are included and celebrated everywhere.

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A Primer in the Power of Data Analytics

By tapping into the power of data analytics coaches can make important decisions more quickly and better prepare athletes for the specific demands of any given race.

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13 // Coaching Elite Athletes

As pro athletes redefine the limits of performance, coaches are continually refining their strategy and leading a collaborative effort.

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David and Megan Roche on a trail with their dog.

You Are Born for Coaching

The backstory of SWAP Running attests to the value of curiosity, naivety, and a good dose of grit. David and Megan Roche channeled their love for the sport into a coaching business with a reputation for winning.

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How to Analyze Running Form

Performing a gait analysis may be necessary to troubleshoot recurring injuries or improve run speed.

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Are You Ready to Step Up to Coaching Pros?

Supporting performance at the highest level will cost you time and money. Coach Joe Friel shares a balanced approach to the high-stakes game of working with pro athletes.

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