Tag Archives: running coaching

The lost art of Fartlek

Building on the concept of the intuitive runner is the topic of Fartlek or speed play. Fartlek sessions are one of our favourite tools in assisting athletes in becoming more intuitive with their running. True Fartlek teaches the athlete to learn to run on ‘feel’ and to ‘play’ with speed. A common mistake coaches and […]

The Importance of a coach during the off-season

Many athletes struggle with the off-season. Getting the balance right between recovery and keeping some level of fitness and conditioning is tough for anyone. The reality is that, like all things in coaching, there is no one size fits all approach. Every individual is different and depending on the type of running you are partaking […]