Dubai
Goal

Ironman 70.3 Bahrain

Try to grab your qualifying slot for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
Dima Firsov
Melina Timson-Katchis
Program start date
14 October
Distance
Half-iron
Duration of training
Ongoing
Ironman 70.3 Bahrain
7 December
Location of trainings:Jebel Ali Recreation Club, Nad Al Sheba
Location of trainings:Jebel Ali Recreation ClubNad Al Sheba
What is in the program?

IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain promises to be more than just a sporting event. It is a celebration of triathlon and Middle Eastern culture over a weekend that will keep you engaged with family-friendly side events, as well as an opportunity to experience the entertaining opening and closing ceremonies. A unique point-to-point race that passes by the Kingdom’s new and historic attractions. IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain was the first IRONMAN event in the region and is now into its fourth year. The IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain will offer 40 qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand.

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2 sessions with a coach per week
Every week - swimming training, bicycle + running.
Full-time trainings motivate to work harder and help to improve the techniques.
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Training bundle
Before the start of the trainings you will receive the brand t-shirt, bag, bicycle bottle and other gifts.
Useful sports trivia - for your convenience.
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Technique improvement
In 3 kinds of sport.
Coach directly takes care of your running techniques, ensuring they are safe in order to prevent possible traumas and teaches you to manage your energy smart.
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8 people in a team
Small groups for maximum efficiency.
Training in small groups will ensure that the coach pays attention to every sportsman individually.
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Support and guidance during the race
Help you to organize your sports trips, support before the start, celebrate your medals together on the "champion meals".
We teach to pass the transition zone without unnecessary waste of time, share with you technical and organizational tips, as well as support you during the race.
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Community
Help to find new priceless friends during our events and change your life through sport.
New friends is something that motivates so many to start doing sports. And this works! Mutual efforts and sufferings tend to bring people closer.
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Training schedule
Coach
Location
Location of training
Coach
Time
Jebel Ali Recreation Club
2, U Rd, Jebel Ali Village, Jebel Ali 1 - 159, Jebel Ali
Coach
Time
Melina Timson-Katchis
Women for Tri Ambassador for the UAE. Part of the research team that supported the development of the UK Coaching Framework (sports coach UK). Mum to three lovely, and a little bit crazy, girls.
Mon, Thu — 06:00
Dima Firsov
Multiple champion of Ukraine in triathlon. Specialist in nutrition, rehabilitation, and massage. Coaching experience - 7 years.
Mon, Thu — 06:00
Mon, Thu — 06:00
Mon, Thu — 06:00
Nad Al Sheba
Muscat St, Al Merkadh - 347, Hadaeq Mohammed Bin Rashid
Coach
Time
Melina Timson-Katchis
Women for Tri Ambassador for the UAE. Part of the research team that supported the development of the UK Coaching Framework (sports coach UK). Mum to three lovely, and a little bit crazy, girls.
Sat — 06:00
Dima Firsov
Multiple champion of Ukraine in triathlon. Specialist in nutrition, rehabilitation, and massage. Coaching experience - 7 years.
Sat — 06:00
Sat — 06:00
Sat — 06:00
Location of training
Nad Al Sheba
Cycle track
Jebel Ali Recreation Club
Gym
Medical support
We believe that doing sport intensively is better under the supervision of experienced doctors. Take a scheduled check-up during the program and get an individual doctor's consultation.
  • Screening of the student's health
  • Doctor's video lecture
  • Recommendations for triathlete's health
Goal
Ironman 70.3
Bahrain

A unique point-to-point race that passes by the Kingdom’s new and historic attractions.

Ironman 70.3
Bahrain

IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain was the first IRONMAN event in the region and is now into its fourth year.

Ironman 70.3
Bahrain

The IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain will offer 40 qualifying slots for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupo, New Zealand.

Our methods
Swimming

Improve your swimming via the total immersion technique. You don’t have to be strong to swim for long, but effective. We adapted our methods under triathlon by adding working off your actions during the start, learning to orientate in open waters and swimming in the wetsuit.


Bicycle

A serious approach to the road cycling trainings which will improve your results and ensure you complete the distance safe and sound.


Running

The trainings are based on the natural run technique which focuses on the body position and foot placement. Specifically for the triathlon, we have the bicycle+running trainings to prepare the sportsmen for the hardest transition during any triathlon race.


Transition zones

We will teach you how to get through the transition zones as quickly as possible, by teaching how to go get out of the wetsuit in a moment and prepare your place in it before the race in order not to lose any time.


Triathlon trips

The smallest details are crucial in triathlon. We teach what critical to take for the race and what can be left at home. Show you lifehacks on how to pack your triathlon bag, teach to manage your cycle during traveling.


Ironman 70.3 Bahrain
Try to grab your qualifying slot for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
Included in the program
2 trainigns per week
Mastering your technique
Participant bundle
Escort to the start
Community
Training starts
14 October
Distance
Half-iron
Duration of training
Ongoing
Ironman 70.3 Bahrain
7 December
Training venueNad Al Sheba (Muscat St, Al Merkadh - 347, Hadaeq Mohammed Bin Rashid), Jebel Ali Recreation Club (2, U Rd, Jebel Ali Village, Jebel Ali 1 - 159, Jebel Ali)
Cost
Payment by instalments:
$800 (From 800 AED for 1 month)
Still have queries?
We will call you at time of your conveniency and answer to all your questions:
Reviews
Gulya Salikhova
IRONSTAR226

Finishing a full Iron is not difficult, it all depends on the time you spend on the course. Eat on time and have no choice not to finish. I do not like my time, but I understand that in my conditions, it is better than I can. For the first time at all, probably, the goal is to finish, to reach, to see what is beyond, to realize, still terrifying, the number of kilometers. I do not know how I still had to train to improve the time. Oh yeah, remove prolactin. Right, that’s who to blame.
During one of the 8 laps of the hell on the run, it occurred to me that the finish was like childbirth that can not be born, it is impossible not to finish. There is no such choice. But if there is, then failure. Not strong enough. Moral-volitional ends somewhere in the middle of the road.
I still understood, long ago, if you give, you get it. There is no strength in the legs, muscles. But to say that I can always support anyone I could, whispered something, mumbled back. The feeling of unity felt in the end. Where are you all after 13 hours? Also could not walk and fell the next day? What do they give at the finish? By the way, falling, got a medal just between the eyebrows. I think the realization of all possible, omnipotence, and I’m not talking about sports.
Thanks to the heart, the muscles that allowed to reach the end. And be sure to go through the physical and save ourselves.
Gestalt 3-year closed.
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triathlon
Gulya Salikhova
triathlon
Lisa
Gulya Salikhova

Finishing a full Iron is not difficult, it all depends on the time you spend on the course. Eat on time and have no choice not to finish. I do not like my time, but I understand that in my conditions, it is better than I can. For the first time at all, probably, the goal is to finish, to reach, to see what is beyond, to realize, still terrifying, the number of kilometers. I do not know how I still had to train to improve the time. Oh yeah, remove prolactin. Right, that’s who to blame.
During one of the 8 laps of the hell on the run, it occurred to me that the finish was like childbirth that can not be born, it is impossible not to finish. There is no such choice. But if there is, then failure. Not strong enough. Moral-volitional ends somewhere in the middle of the road.
I still understood, long ago, if you give, you get it. There is no strength in the legs, muscles. But to say that I can always support anyone I could, whispered something, mumbled back. The feeling of unity felt in the end. Where are you all after 13 hours? Also could not walk and fell the next day? What do they give at the finish? By the way, falling, got a medal just between the eyebrows. I think the realization of all possible, omnipotence, and I’m not talking about sports.
Thanks to the heart, the muscles that allowed to reach the end. And be sure to go through the physical and save ourselves.
Gestalt 3-year closed.
Open more …

Lisa

My first ever triathlon

  1. I was extremely nervous. I did not believe my coach and more experienced friends that it is nothing to be nervous about. I freaked out and had a panic attack in the water, I forgot a water bottle and did not turn on my Garmin, I attacked people around me with stupid questions and went the wrong side with the bike in the transit zone. I calmed down only when I crossed the finish line and got a call from the coach saying he is happy with my results. So now I know - it is nothing to be worried about, it is not that scary as it seems and drinking from a regular bottle with a cap while cycling is possible but you will lose speed (do not try to repeat it though, better check your list before leaving your hotel).

  2. I received great tips: a) take hotel slippers and leave it at the start point so you are not worried about leaving your flip flops or walking barefoot b) cover your trainers in transit zone with a plastic bag in case if it will start raining (can you imagine - it did!) c) never choose white color suit - you will get wet and it will get transparent (you can choose it you are like people watching you)

  3. Definitely signing up for sprint before getting into longer distances competitions is a great idea - it is your chance to check how does transit zone looks like, how to park your bike, how to arrange your belongings, how long will take to do change and where are your areas for improvement.

Good luck to everyone!

In case you have some questions left
  • Do I need a road bicycle?

    Our partners Reinststion lend the professional bicycles for the trainings and races for short or long terms, as well as helmets and special shoes. However we do recommend to buy your own equipment, it's usually more comfortable

  • How many hours do trainings take every week?

    It's 5-6 days a week for 1.5 hours every day is what you should consider to take absolute maximum from the programme. If you can't afford to give that much time - this plan is for you. If the schedule does not allow you to train five days a week and at the same time sleep at least six hours a day, then your minimum for the successful finish of the race is three group training per week.

  • What skills do I need before joining?

    Being able to do front crawl, skill to ride a bicycle and being able to run 10km.

  • Do I have to separately pay for the swimming pool?

    No, it's included in the programme price.

  • What's the training schedule?

    At the start of every week, you will receive the training plan for this week.

  • How can we train in the group with different skill levels?

    At the start of the first week, you will be tested on how well you do in swimming, cycling and running and then split into mini-groups. Trainings will be based on everyone's individual comfort zones and heartbeat rates.

  • How many people are there in a group?

    Up to 7-8 people, keeping the groups small, yet keeping the "team spirit" within the group

  • Any discounts on the sport inventory for the sporsmen?

    Yes, you can get a discount in our partner's shops, including such triathlon brands as CompresSport, Sailfish, and Newton.

Ironman 70.3 Bahrain
Try to grab your qualifying slot for the 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.
Cost
Payment by instalments:
$800 (From 800 AED for 1 month)
Still have queries?
We will call you at time of your conveniency and answer to all your questions:
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