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Training programs are designed by Coach John Newsom. All programmes are specifically designed for the individual athletes needs. 
When athletes join our coaching service we like to firstly agree on a plan for the entire year or season. This way both the coach and athlete are working towards a clearly defined goal(s). Within this goal we also map out shorter term goals which help you the athlete to track progress and see and feel the improvements in performance. 
Where possible we like to use video analysis whereby the athlete has someone video them whilst training and sends a tape to their coach. Feedback can then be given via telephone, email or webcam. 

How the coaching service works: 

Initial Consultation 

This involves the athlete filling in a number of questionnaires so we can understand the athletes training history, work and family commitments, injuries, equipment, access to facilities and so on. During this faze the athlete may be required to do a series of tests to help set training zones and heart rate thresholds. 

Telephone Consultation

Following communication and completion of several forms we have a telephone conversation to discuss the information gathered and plan the months ahead. The best way for the athletes to get the most out of their program is to be completely honest with the coach and likewise the coach needs to get to know the athlete personally. 
Athlete receives periodised program for training and races incorporating season and short term goals. This is followed up by another telephone consultation. 

Ongoing Program

The athlete will receive a trainign schedule in 2-4 week blocks using This will include a detailed daily programme. Details include target intensity and duration. 

Ongoing Adjustments

The athlete and coach communicate and adjustments are made to the program as needed. Athletes are required to update their completed training in


The athlete has unlimited e-mail or telephone contact to monitor progress and answer questions. The coaching fee covers telephone costs to landlines but technologies such as skype are used when and where possible


E-Coaching prices. 
Coaching fees are payable in advance of receiving programs and the minimum coaching period is 3 months. New athletes must pay a start up fee for initial assessment. Athletes will be sent a start up pack including several resourses (CD's DVD's etc)
Payment is generally made using PayPal but other methods are available.
Start up fee - US$100 
Monthly Fees US$250/mth For other currencies visit