Category Archives: Training

Masters Biathlon camp

I’m on my way to the Masters Biathlon camp at Mt Hotham. This is week long camp is the highlight of the sporting year. Every year coaches Paul and Tosh run the Masters camp. It’s a really good mix of … Continue reading

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Finding time to train as a Master

One of the hardest things about being a Master is finding the time to train, while still being a dad, going to work etc. You do need to be clever and plan carefully. A few things I do: When I … Continue reading

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Breaking old habits

I did an Autumn Camp last weekend which was wonderful. One of the things I found out was that I have a major flaw in my roller skiing. In one respect it’s very hard to hear that you have a … Continue reading

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New Rollerskis

I’ve bought a pair of rollerskis. As much as I love my Skikes I’ve been told by a coach to get some roller skis. Roller skis are harder to balance on and so this should help my technique for when … Continue reading

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Training as a Master (over 40 years old)

Training and competing when you are over 40 has its challenges but it didn’t mean you can’t enjoy the sport of your choice and be injury free. The first thing you need to do is train smart and above all avoid injury. … Continue reading

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Summer Biathlon training camp – Sydney

I had a really great weekend of training. We had two coaches up from Victoria where they have a very active Biathlon community. I tend to be fairly self-sufficient when it comes to my training but it is good to … Continue reading

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Summer Training

Wow, check out these guys doing some Summer training. It makes me realize I’m probably need to up my training.  

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Summer Biathlon

We had another Summer Biathlon on Sunday. I rather I should say I because I was the only one able to make it. Everyone else has work or were overseas on holiday. So the good news is that I won … Continue reading

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Skike in Parramatta Park

I just started a new job in Parramatta and I noticed that the park was very close to my office. There is a good medium sized loop, about 2.4 km long around the park. There are separate lanes for cars, bikes … Continue reading

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Biathlon Fitness Program

I just started a new fitness program. This program has been organised by Biathlon Australia (NSW) and written by a Biathlon coach, an Italian named Luca. I met Luca when he was in Australia with some junior athletes for Australia’s Winter. … Continue reading

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