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Performance Cycle Coaching Pursuit and Team Pursuit clinic Hellyer Velodrome 29-30th July 2017

Performance Cycle Coaching Pursuit and Team Pursuit clinic Hellyer Velodrome 29-30th July 2017 Led by PCC head endurance Coach John Cheetham and PCC Aerodynamics and time-trial specialist Coach Ingmar Jungnickel who has worked with the German national track team and many professional riders and teams such as Etixx-Quickstep and Boels-Dolmans. This is the second in our series of 3 pursuit clinics preparing riders for the national Elite and World Masters …Read More

USA National Masters Track Championships, Rock Hill, SC 2017

USA National Masters Track Championships 2017   Wow what a week! Delighted for my athletes and teammates to defend their “Best All-around Team” award, well done to the Hammer Racing Team and East Point Track Club for pushing us so close. A well-deserved result after the hard work they have all put in to get here in the best shape possible. Coach John Cheetham and I are very proud of …Read More

Why do a sprint cycling tactics clinic?

Why should you do a sprint tactics clinic? While riders will spend countless hours practicing flying 100’s and 200’s, very few regularly practice the actual race tactics. Of course it is important to be fast, but races are mainly won by tactics, especially at the masters and amateur level. At last year’s national masters championships nearly half the titles were won by riders who weren’t the fastest in qualifying! Clearly …Read More

Performance Cycle Coaching Pursuit and Team Pursuit clinic Hellyer Velodrome 3-4 June 2017

Performance Cycle Coaching Pursuit and Team Pursuit clinic Hellyer Velodrome 3-4 June 2017 Led by PCC head endurance Coach John Cheetham and Introducing PCC Aerodynamics and time-trial specialist Coach Ingmar Jungnickel who has worked with the German national track team and many professional riders and teams such as Etixx-Quickstep and Boels-Dolmans This two day clinic will cover specific drills to improve every aspect of your pursuit and team pursuit. It …Read More

Training program guidelines for junior and developing track cycling sprinters

Training program guidelines for junior and developing track cycling sprinters BY PCC Head Coach Lee Povey Racing age 12 and under Fun only, one or two sessions a week with no physical training emphasis, only skills work. These sessions should be seen as play. Examples such as Slow riding skills, add obstacles like cones to ride around, add skills such as a bottle to pick up and move Pace-line warm …Read More

Performance Cycle Coaching Velo Sports Center Clinics

Performance Cycle Coaching Velo Sports Center Clinics We are excited to announce the dates of our Sprint and Gate Start clinics this season at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, LA, California. These Clinics are a great opportunity for those who want to improve their technical and tactical skills in a fun and encouraging environment. We are here to help you be the best you can be! PCC head coach …Read More

US National Masters make up event 2016

US Masters Nationals make up event USA Cycling put on a makeup event in November to replace the last two days of the original National Masters track champs that were rained out earlier in the Season. This was held at the Colorado Springs track under the new winter dome. This is one fast track!Day one was record attempts, both Brian Moore and MaryBeth Pierantoni were within a 10th of a …Read More

Interview with USA Head Endurance Coach John Cheetham

What has been your proudest coaching moment so far? That can be difficult as the easy answer would be seeing an athlete win a national title or make a national team selection, but very recently I ran a trail race with a couple athletes, one of which knocked 20 minutes off her best half marathon time. Sometimes when you know the whole back story and the specific challenges a racer …Read More

Why we work on racing skills all year round, by Coach John Cheetham

It’s early March in Northern California and after a exceptionally dry February El Nino is roaring back for a two week stretch of downpours. I’m standing in a school parking lot pushing my bike sideways at a forty degree angle to test the adhesion limits of both my tires and the oily/ wet playground before I ask fifteen new bike racers to start working on counter steering drills. I make …Read More