94 episodes

Triathlon Swimming: Insight for Beginners to Advanced Triathlete Swimmers. Learn how to swim faster and with ease with training tips and triathlon swimming advice from Tri Swim Coach and distinguished Ironman professionals and triathlon coaches. Kevin Koskella is a world-renowned triathlon swim coach with over 27 years of swimming experience. This podcast has tips, stories, adventures, and overall entertainment and education regarding swimming and triathlon. Join our community that contains thousands of triathletes looking to get a leg up on the competition in their next triathlon.

Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming Podcast Kevin Koskella

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Triathlon Swimming: Insight for Beginners to Advanced Triathlete Swimmers. Learn how to swim faster and with ease with training tips and triathlon swimming advice from Tri Swim Coach and distinguished Ironman professionals and triathlon coaches. Kevin Koskella is a world-renowned triathlon swim coach with over 27 years of swimming experience. This podcast has tips, stories, adventures, and overall entertainment and education regarding swimming and triathlon. Join our community that contains thousands of triathletes looking to get a leg up on the competition in their next triathlon.

    The Mastering of Your Mind with Robert Szentes - TSC Podcast #145

    The Mastering of Your Mind with Robert Szentes - TSC Podcast #145

    In this episode of the TriSwimCoach podcast, Kevin has a chat with Robert Szentes. Robert is a life and success strategist, transformational master trainer, visionary, and thought leader. It is his passion to inspire and authentically lead the next generation of conscious influencers and leaders who seek to empower others for the betterment of humanity.
    He is a former electrical software engineer and the skills he learned gave him the ability to understand and decode the complex logic of the human mind. Robert is also the author of the bestselling book “The Mastering of Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Decode Your Fears and Create Peace and Prosperity in Your Life.” He is also the host of the podcast “The Subconscious Secrets for Prosperity.”
    In this episode, Kevin and Robert talk about stress, and exercising one’s consciousness and power. They also covered other helpful topics like becoming resilient, chunking exercise, and winning in your age group, and in life. So much beneficial information and wisdom in today’s episode, so don’t miss it!
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    Robert's background How he helps people His take on stress On going through what you feel you have lost On realizing that you have the power Exercising consciousness Becoming more resilient Chunking exercise On one’s true self Winning in your age group On his book “The Mastering of Your Mind: A Practical Guide to Decode Your Fears and Create Peace and Prosperity in Your Life” On his coaching programs Links:
    The Mastering of Your Mind by Robert Szentes Prosperity Mindset Podcast by Robert Szentes Advanced Mindset Institute Freedom Lovin Podcast & Blog **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

    • 51 min
    Optimizing Your Sleep with Lee Bougie - TSC Podcast #144

    Optimizing Your Sleep with Lee Bougie - TSC Podcast #144

    In this episode of the TriSwimCoach, Kevin interviewed Lee Bougie. Lee is a researcher, science teacher, speaker, and holistic nutritionist. She also leads the research and development department at Nested Naturals. She teachers at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and runs workshops on various wellness topics.
    Lee is a writer for Contentment Magazine and does media appearances focusing on sleep, stress, and the circadian rhythm. She is also a certified stress mastery educator and a diplomat of The American Institute of Stress.
    In the interview, Lee and Kevin talked about sleep and how it affects health and triathlon racing. Other topics they discussed include insomnia and its causes, what caffeine does, and what happens to the body during sleep. If you are interested in things related to sleep, don’t forget to tune in!
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    How she got interested in the topic of sleep Her sleep issues The importance of sleep What happens to the body during sleep Possible causes for lack of sleep Sleep timing What causes insomnia and what can be done about it What jet lag is Causes of jet lag and what can be done about it What melatonin is On dealing with insomnia What caffeine does Sources of magnesium On athletes/triathletes taking supplements to replace electrolytes What her company does and the products they offer Links:
    The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype by Michael Breus The Fit Triathlete Nested Naturals 25% off of any of their products **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

    • 36 min
    You signed up for your first Ironman…now what? - TSC Podcast #143

    You signed up for your first Ironman…now what? - TSC Podcast #143

    In this episode of the Tri Swim Coach podcast, Kevin interviews Coach Todd Malcolm. Todd is a Calgary Ironman Specific coach who has been involved in the sport of triathlon both as an athlete and a coach.
    Todd has been a 4-time member of the Canadian Triathlon Team, 3-time Olympic Distance Provincial Champion (25-29 x2 and 40-44 Age group), and qualified for the Elite Alberta team during his 20+ years of racing. He has also competed in over 100 triathlons with experience in sprint to Ironman distance races.
    In the last four years, Todd has been an Ironman All-World athlete. He has been coaching juniors and adults of varying abilities for the last 19 years. In the interview, they talked about how he got started in triathlon, his first race experience, and his WHY.
    This is one episode you’ll surely learn a lot of things from Coach Todd, so don’t miss it!
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    How he got started in triathlon The biggest challenge he faced in his first race His deep motivating factor when doing all his races On coaching people How he first started coaching children and why he transitioned to coaching adults What happened after his first Ironman How he trains people for their first Ironman His thoughts about strength training Mistakes he sees people make His advice for the listeners Links:
    Todd Malcolm on Instagram No Limits Triathlon on Facebook No Limits Triathlon website Map to Triathlon Training Helps **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

    • 48 min
    Motivation and How to Avoid Burnout in Triathlon - TSC Podcast #142

    Motivation and How to Avoid Burnout in Triathlon - TSC Podcast #142

    In this episode of the TriSwimCoach podcast, Chris Hague is back! Kevin & Chris talk about the idea of motivation and how to avoid burnout in triathlon. Chris recently completed his Master's Degree in Sports Psychology and talked about it for a short time in the interview. They also discuss his life from then to now, getting some social pressure, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and more. Listen and enjoy!
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    Chris' life trajectory then and where he is now Places where he's hoping to travel to The idea of motivation Some of Chris' tips that people could implement in their lives to avoid burnout and get back to that motivation Self-determination theory Social pressure Relatedness Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation The reason why sometimes the best workouts we've done are when we don't feel like doing them What to do if you have 3 days in a row being out of it (no training/workout: tired) Link:
    Start with Why by Simon Sinek **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

    • 32 min
    Benefits of Long Straight Swims - TSC Podcast #141

    Benefits of Long Straight Swims - TSC Podcast #141

    In today's episode of the TriSwimCoach, Kevin talks about the 3 benefits of doing straight swims in your workout. He discusses some facts about swimming straight without rest. Listen and enjoy!
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    Swimming straight distances Advantages of straight swims Mental strength Relaxing Measure your endurance Link:
    TriSwimCoach website **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

    • 5 min
    5 Common Myths and How to Thrive in Triathlon at Any Age With Tridoc Jeff Sankoff - TSC Podcast #140

    5 Common Myths and How to Thrive in Triathlon at Any Age With Tridoc Jeff Sankoff - TSC Podcast #140

    In today’s show, Kevin interviews TriDoc Jeff Sankoff. Jeff is an emergency physician and multiple Ironman finisher in Denver, Colorado. He has completed more than 50 70.3 distance races (including 5 world championships) and 6 Ironman distance races (including 1 world championship) since taking up the sport in 2001.
    In the interview, Jeff shares how he’s able to still improving despite aging, what led him to triathlon, and how he avoids getting injured. He then discusses the 5 common triathlon myths and how to thrive in the sport regardless of your age.

    This is one helpful episode you’ll surely enjoy so make sure to listen!
    Topics discussed in this episode:
    On still performing despite aging What led him to triathlon back in 2001 How he mentally dealt with not being a good swimmer to doing longer races On not getting injured On the importance of strength training The 5 common myths of triathlon and how to thrive in the sport Recovery aids I don't need a coach I can get faster by using product X rather than training more I'm past my prime, I can only get slower Quantity of training is more important than quality of training The pneumatic compression garments Hot and cold therapy The infrared sauna His recommendation for beginners The keys to training for any sport: consistency and quality of training Links:
    TriDoc Coaching TriDoc Coaching on Facebook TriDoc Coaching on Instagram TriDoc Coaching on Twitter The TriDoc Podcast Email Address: tri_doc@icloud.com **If you've enjoyed this episode of Tri Swim Coach Triathlon Swimming, please subscribe and leave us a rating & review over on iTunes to help spread the word. Thank you!**

    • 42 min

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Danryan24 ,

Great podcast

I have started triathlons this year. This podcast has been instrumental in getting me from a poor swimming to a good standard. Thanks

Jozzy Maher ,

Excellent

Can we have more in-depth interviews with top class nutritionists, triathlethes and mind coaches? Tks

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