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Posts by John Lenehan

Committee Chair

Committee Chair Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Hold a signed hard copy of the club constitution Organise 10 committee meetings during the yea. Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race meetings are excluded) Work through agenda as supplied by club secretary Direct all committee votes and hold an extra vote to decide…

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Secretary

Secretary Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race meetings are excluded) Record meeting attendance, minutes,actions and decisions. Remind committee member of actions in advance of the next meeting Publish meeting minutes in folder for members to view. Maintain club website Maintain club logos and forward as…

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Treasurer

Treasurer Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race meetings are excluded) Create a budget project for the incoming year by end of December and get it passed by the Committee. Report on current state of finance at each committee meetings. Provide cheques to members as required.…

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Communications Officer

Communications Officer   Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race meetings are excluded) Write at least 12 articles to the website/facebook. One a month about current club activities. January: Photos of swimming and spinning start back February: Photos of presentation from bucket collection to charities March: Promote…

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Volunteer Officer

Volunteer Officer   Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race meetings are excluded) Provide club members to help at partner events such as Westportif or Ras MhaighEo Ensure that partner events return the same number of their members to marshal at our events Act as head marshal…

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Training Officer

Training Officer Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race meetings are excluded) Divide the year into training block of 6 weeks with the following template: Block 1 – 6 weeks (Start 12 weeks back from xmas) Block 2 – 6 weeks Xmas Holiday (1 Week Break)…

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Indoor Swim Training Officer

Indoor Swim Training Officer Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Ensure that Triathlon Ireland waiver sheets are available at all sessions, these will be provided by the Safety Coordinator Ensure that all members sign a waiver before taking part in a session (training session, workshop) Attend at least 8 club committee meetings during the year (race…

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Triathlon Workshop with Con Doherty

The Coaching Strategy we have engaged in with Con Doherty this year is to provide a number of workshops in conjunction with the Plans that we have built up over the last few years. The next workshop is on the 2nd of March and will include a swim, bike and run session. Con will be…

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Westport Triathlon Club Training Plan

As a Westport Triathlon Club member you can can avail of a free training plans by connecting to the club’s TrainingPeaks Account. If you don’t already have a Training Peaks account, you can create a free one here (https://home.trainingpeaks.com/signup). You can create an account using your phone or using a PC. To connect to the…

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Core Strength Training

What is the role of core training for triathletes? A broad interpretation of the core is any muscle in the region between the buttocks and the chest. All movements start at the core, and in swimming, the core could even be considered almost a prime mover – it is that important in generating propulsion. Core…

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