Triathlon Training Camp with TriSutto coach Georges Baaklini, in Paphos, Cyprus!
We are very excited to announce that there will be a Triathlon-specific training camp taking place in Paphos, Cyprus, with TriSutto coach GeorgeS Baaklini (who is usually based in Beirut, Lebanon).
The camp is taking place from the 3rd - 7th April 2019, at the 4 star Aliathon Holiday Village.
The camp is for all athletes: from first-timers to Age-Group contenders and includes four days of swim, bike and run technique and performance coaching by TriSutto coach, Georges Baaklini. The camp is particularly suited to members of Georges’ triathlon squad.
Attendance for each week is strictly limited to 14 places. It is based at the 4-star Aliathon Holiday Village and pricing is based on half-board accommodation with shared occupancy. Athletes arrive on Tuesday 2nd to train from Wednesday 3rd and leave Sunday 7th April (5 nights). Single occupancy and alternative configurations are available. Please see our full pricing.
There will be daily swims at the nearby Municipal pool where you will have three dedicated lanes. There is also access to the neighbouring athletics track. Coastal paths, quiet roads and the hills behind Paphos provide the flexibility for all the run and bike sessions that you need, from brick repeats to longer easy rides.
Here's a little more information regarding the type of coaching you can expect to partake in at the training camp...
- An introduction to the TriSutto methods of coaching
- Swim coaching and training with individual stroke analysis
- Bike coaching and training with a review of bike positioning
- Run coaching and training with individual run technique and analysis
- Triathlon racing: integration of the swim, bike and run into one training approach to deliver your best possible performance.
So, what's included?
- All swim, bike and run coaching
- 5 nights shared half - board accommodation
- Pool access
- Gym and track access if required
- Assistance with bike assembly and packing
- Support car with "On the road" spares and nutrition
- End of camp dinner
- Transfers to and from Paphos or Larnaca airport charged separately *
- Flights and bike hire not included
Accommodation for the camp is based around shared occupancy, and is half board at the 4 star Aliathon Holiday Village, Sunday to Saturday (6 nights). Single occupancy is also available should you wish, at a small supplement.
All apartments have air conditioning, fully-equipped kitchens, private terraces and balconies and Wi-Fi internet connection. Larger two bedroom apartments are also available.
Amenities within the Village include an on-site bike room with secure storage and work space, a fully equipped gym, and the Faros Spa.
Dining will be in the main Pantheon Buffet Restaurant or one of the Village’s other onsite restaurants. The Village also has a snack bar and a number of pool bars. A small shopping complex has a number of other bars, mini-marts, cash machine and pharmacy.
The Aliathon is set back from the sea in a busy tourist area and is just a 2K walk along the seafront promenade to Paphos harbour.
Please take a look at the below for the different pricing structures:
Training camp with 5 nights half board - £650pp
Non-training partner - £390pp
Single supplement - £125pp
Bike hire - £110pp
The following is what you can expect during a typical week at camp:
Most days start with a squad swim, typically at 8am in the local open air pool. You usually do a late morning and a mid/late afternoon workout, unless it is a long ride day when you may just ride as your other form of training that day.
Please note that all workouts are based around the needs of each individual and group, and there is no standard "cookie-cutter" schedule.
Meet your TriSutto Coach, Georges Baaklini
After studying law for 4 years George decided to do what he truly loved. He got a Masters Degree in Sports Science and Bio-mechanics, as well as a track and field coaching certificate. George is based in Beirut, Lebanon and works with athletes from all over the world. He speaks Arabic, English and French.
George has been a Physical Education teacher and a professional personal trainer for the past 20 years. He also has many years of experience as an athlete in competitive sports. He played basketball for seven years, football (soccer) for ten years, and ran track (the 100m, 200m and 400m sprints) for ten years, and finally joined the world of triathlon four years ago.
He has participated in multiple Sprint, Olympic and 70.3 races and is still competing. Two years ago, he started coaching several athletes, where he’s had remarkable success. He recently became the Head Performance Coach for the biggest triathlon team in Lebanon: Triaddicts.
George has a deep passion for helping others achieve their goals, so he decided to put all his effort, knowledge and experience to become the best coach he can be, which lead him to Trisutto. He started training under Trisutto Coach Perry Aggas in January 2017 and has experienced the productivity of the Trisutto coaching philosophy. George grew up in the Beirut, Lebanon and is married to Michelle has three children – Matteo, Gia and Marco.