2019 BC Provincial Champs Preparation Camp

$200.00

Location:           Westshore Velodrome – 1767 Island Highway, Victoria (Colwood).

Dates:               August 19-22, 2019   

Camp Objectives:

The mission of the GVVA Cycling Athlete Development Camps is to provide additional development opportunities to current FastTrack participants and out of town riders before the upcoming track cycling provincial championships taking place at the Westshore velodrome.

The camp curriculum was developed to maximize learning opportunities for all participants, as well as challenge each athlete to develop and implement new technical, tactical, physical and mental skills through the various seminars, training talks, and racing opportunities offered throughout the week.

Receiving daily instruction from some of Victoria’s most committed cycling coaches, the camps provide the necessary framework to improve the athlete’s skillset, thus progressing their individual cycling development.

The camp is being offered by the Greater Victoria Velodrome Association (GVVA), and supported by youth clubs from Vancouver Island and across B.C.

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GVVA Cycling Provincial Championships Preparation Camp

Location:            Westshore Velodrome – 1767 Island Highway, Victoria (Colwood).

Dates:               August 19-22, 2019                     

 

Camp Objectives:


The mission of the GVVA Cycling Athlete Development Camps is to provide additional development opportunities to current FastTrack participants and out of town riders before the upcoming track cycling provincial championships taking place at the Westshore velodrome.

The camp curriculum was developed to maximize learning opportunities for all participants, as well as challenge each athlete to develop and implement new technical, tactical, physical and mental skills through the various seminars, training talks, and racing opportunities offered throughout the week.

Receiving daily instruction from some of Victoria’s most committed cycling coaches, the camps provide the necessary framework to improve the athlete’s skillset, thus progressing their individual cycling development.  

The camp is being offered by the Greater Victoria Velodrome Association (GVVA), and supported by youth clubs from Vancouver Island and across B.C.

Coaches: 

Lister Farrar – TripleShot Youth Cycling, FastTrack Youth Coach

Brenna Pauly- TripleShot Youth Cycling, FastTrack Youth Coach 

Target Athlete Audience:

 Athletes born in 2001-2006. (Eligible for U15, U17, or U19 competition in 2019).  

The focus of the GVVA Cycling Provincial Championships Preparation Camp will be on Track Cycling. 

Age eligible athletes who are interested in racing at the Provincial level in Road, Track, CX, MTB or BMX are invited to apply. 

Athletes do not require track cycling experience, however a moderate level of fitness and some basic cycling racing competence is encouraged*.  (*A coach reference confirming basic cycling competency is required for 1st year racing  athletes).

All athletes require a Cycling BC license to participate in the camp.

Commuting to the track by bicycle is encouraged, because the group may go to Thetis lake to cool off during lunch breaks or on the way home from the track sessions.  All athletes require a road, cyclocross, or mountain bike with slicks for the camp.

 

Costs:   $200 / athlete.  ($150/athlete for current GVVA FastTrack participants)   

Space is limited to 20 athletes.   

Contact Lister Farrar for discount coupon for FastTrack before purchasing)

            DEADLINE: ​Minimum ​registration ​is ​14 ​athletes ​on ​or ​before ​4:00pm ​on ​Wednesday, ​August 8.

Includes: 

·       4 days of camp activities (Monday-Thursday)

·       2.5 days of Provincial championships racing (race entry fees included in camp fees)

·       Expert speakers (strength training, physio therapy tbc)

·       Certified cycling coaches

·       Track bicycle rentals (if required).

·       Velodrome facility access

·       Coaching support during Provincial Championships 

GVVA Athlete ID and Development Camp Daily Schedule v01:

 

 

Monday:

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

9:30 – 10:00

Athletes arrive at track and prepare for training session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 10:00-12:00

Track

·  Introduction to HP warm up protocols

·  Athlete assessments

·  Bike Set up

·  RPM / evolution drills

Track

·  Strength session.

·  Using resistance to develop strength – on and off the bike.

 

Track

·  Warm up & Activation

·  Bike Maintenance Seminar

Track

· Sprint Tactics

· Omnium event overview

 

8:45 – 9:45

Track Warm up.

 

10:00 – 4:30 Competition

8:00 – 8:45

Track Warm up.

 

9:00 – 2:30 Competition

 

12:00-1:30

Lunch / Seminar

·  tba

Lunch / Seminar

·  Strength development for cycling

Lunch

Physio talk:

Lunch and swim

 

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

1:30-3:30

Track

·  Start Gate

·  Sprints / max speed

Track

·  Aerobic

·  Intro to Motor Pace

Recovery road ride.  

Track

· Team Pursuit

· Team Sprint

4:00

Competition Begins

 

 

 

 

4:00-6:00

 

 

Thetis Lake BBQ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional information

Attribute

FastTrack (2d/wk), Non FastTrack Member, FastTrack (1d/wk), FastTrack (2d/wk), Non FastTrack Member