Category Archives: Critical Power

The passing of a legendary coach – Brian Trouville

It is with deep sadness that I have learned of the passing today (19 April 2016) of my friend and colleague, Brian Trouville, someone who has been an important part of my professional journey for almost three decades. Although I … Continue reading

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The PEATS Program: is it outdated?

About a week ago, it was brought to my attention that a coach considered The PEATS Program outdated.  In the absence of any further statements to back up the claim, it is difficult to know where this person or persons … Continue reading

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Selecting for team boats

  Your club has decided to enter a boat in this year’s Molokai race, and you have been appointed as the coach. Several things needed to be sorted out. More paddlers want to be part of the team than can … Continue reading

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Critical Power or Critical Speed?

Where do they come from and when are they used? These two concepts are central to The PEATS Program. Our system of training program design and monitoring uses them both, but in different circumstances. The key aspect of the decision … Continue reading

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New training resource for canoeing and other paddle sports

TPE Sports Coaching is pleased to announce the publication of its latest eBook. Paddle Sports: The PEATS Program is the second in the series of sport-specific guidelines for training program design for all paddle sports. This eBook has been designed as … Continue reading

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