Category Archives: Critical Speed

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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TPE Sports Coaching assists Iran Kayak Team to performance improvements in 2014

In consultation with the Head Coach, Iraj Eghlimi, TPE Sports Coaching has provided physiological and performance testing assistance, training program design and data analysis services since January 2014.  Athletes underwent testing using The PEATS Program protocols in January and again … 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The PEATS Program: is it outdated?

About a week ago, it was brought to my attention that a coach considered The PEATS Program outdated.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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Outrigger Canoe Racing: an exciting new title in our Sport-Specific Guidelines series

We are proud to announce the release of our new title, Outrigger Canoe Racing: The PEATS Program. Although the seeds for this eBook were planted over 15 years ago, we have finally completed the work, and now make it available. … 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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