Triathlon 101-Ball State

BSU Tri 101 | Classes Start 1.22.13


Triathlon 101 Class

@ Ball State University

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Have you ever wanted to do a triathlon?  Don’t know where to start?

Taking the Tri 101 class will provide beginners with the instruction and training that they need to complete their first triathlon!

Meet your coach: Jason Tucker!Jason2

You DO NOT need to be a student or Ball State affiliate to take this class.


Preliminary Schedule

BSU Spring 2014

Classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 at Ball Gym

Please note the workout/dress for each class and be prepared!

January 21, Tuesday –Introduction, evaluations, training logs, dress to swim

January 28, Tuesday –Swim (Video), Register for Indoor Tri, dress to swim

February 4, Tuesday — Nutrition, dress to run

February 11, Tuesday — Yoga, dress comfortably

February 18, Tuesday — Weight Training for Triathlon, dress to lift

February 25, Tuesday — Cycling, dress to bike (spin class)

March 4, Tuesday — Spring Break No Class

March 11, Tuesday — Good Form Running, dress to run

March 18, Tuesday — Duathlon, dress to bike/run

March 25, Tuesday — Transitions! Be ready to swim/bike/run!

April 1, Tuesday — Guest Speaker-lessons from your first year, dress to swim

April 8, Tuesday — Race week, gear & race day, dress outdoor run

April 19, Saturday, BSU Spring Sprint and Mini Indoor/Outdoor Triathlon Graduation! (not included in call fees)


Class Description

Instruction will include: learn to swim freestyle, open water swimming, proper running and biking form, yoga, basic equipment needed for your first triathlon, transitions, clothing, nutrition, training plans, race day planning, volunteering, bike maintenance and proper bike fit.

The first class will be 2 hours and include orientation and a swim clinic.  All classes will be part instruction and part training.

Included in the fee is classroom & training instruction and  1 training log.

Target Race

BSU Spring Sprint and Mini Tri SliderRegister here

(this race is not included in the race fee)

Class Registration Fee:

BSU Affiliate- $75

Non-Affiliate- $98


Contact class instructor Jason Tucker at