Technique Drills for Triathletes

It's rare for triathletes to excel at each of the three disciplines. Some struggle with swimming, while others dread the bike leg. If it's your running that you're trying to improve, technique drills are a great way to start.

Think of each discipline as a skill. Each skill needs to be worked on to improve efficiency. The body learns movement patterns through proprioception, or "sense of self." The process of repeating drills with proper technique helps us learn body position and proper joint angles, mapping it in our brains so that when called upon, the body automatically knows what to do.

When you need to focus on form, avoid rushing through drills or deviating from proper technique. Here are some exercises to try.

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