"I put 100% of my faith in Houshang’s training programs and feel extremely lucky to be able to work alongside such a devoted coach. "
- Max Plaxton
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PCC Short Term Training Programs

Have a big event coming up or need to work on a particular aspect of your training?

If you prefer to manage your own training most of the time but need short term assistance with one aspect of your training, we offer customized 10-week programs customized for you. These plans, available to Elite and Master's riders, are designed to help you with just the aspects of your training where you feel you need help. Through extensive interviews we target your specific needs such as strength, aerobic work, sprinting, efficiency, and final tuning for a key event like the BC Bike Race, TransRockies, or Nationals.

The advantage of our short term programs is that they allow you to get help where you need it without having to pay for anything else. Often athletes want help from a coach with an aspect of their training like weights or specific sprint work, but want it without having to hire a coach for everything. That's what these programs are about. Receive just the focused coaching you want without the full commitment. These programs are aimed at building and improving on any weakness you may have, and to complement your current experience in training and racing.

Programs are customized for each athlete. There are two packages available - Basic and Advanced.

Basic Packages

$570.00
(Monitoring component not available)



Advanced Packages

$950.00
(includes program monitoring i.e. weekly assessment of your progress and weekly adjustment as needed based on your feedback)



Add Value to Your Program:

There is an opportunity to train with a one of PCC's power meter's (this includes: power, heart rate, cadence, and speed) during the 10 week complete program or, 5 weeks of the program . Data from each key ride will be analyzed after you send the file to us. This contains valuable information that will help to improve your fitness, and allow you to train within the training targets and zones in order to optimize your training outcome. Ultimately this information will save you time and you will see improvement in a shorter time.

How it works: We will order a compete Power Tap wheel system for you (cost of shipment extra). You will install your own Cogset on the Power Tap wheel. Your data (power files including heart rate, cadence, and speed) will be analyzed by the PCC coach. You will then receive feedback and any necessary modifications to your training - on a weekly basis - and you'll see how your body is responded to the training. This will enable you to learn new techniques and be able to set targets for your future training. Note: there is limited Power Tap powers meters available so please ask when you sign up.

Cost:

10 weeks: $500.00
5 weeks: $275.00

Term and conditions: you will use your one cassette and tire on the wheel, you are responsible for damage or loss of the Power Tap system, cost of shipment extra, we require Visa and a driver licence number.


AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

Strength: Cycling specific strength, core endurance, and stability programs.

Aerobic: Areas addressed are Base aerobic endurance, aerobic power, and maximal aerobic power.

Sprinting: Speed, speed endurance, and speed strength are all covered.

Efficiency: Improve your riding economy and “on-the-bike effectiveness” (pedaling technique, spinning ability, climbing efficiency) customized to your type of riding and racing.

Training with Power for Time Trialing: Learn how to use power in practical terms and improve your time trialing ability.

Training with Power for Road Racing and Hill Climbing: Learn how to use power in practical terms and how to maximize and manage your effort on long climbs and road races.

Recovery and Regeneration: If you feel you are not improving and starting to plateau in your training. If you can’t hold the intensity or are feeling spent. If your HR is not going up in your training no matter what you do. Or if your sleep patterns are changing, then these symptoms could have long-term effects and cost you the season. Let us to take the matter off your shoulders and solve it for you and get you back on track (advanced package only).

Tapering and Peaking: Fine tuning and strategic planning will help you get the best out of your training. You will be able to peak at the right time for the race of your dreams. This program will have a day-by-day Microcycle focus on the key qualities needed for your event, while making sure you get the required rest and recovery for ultimate peaking.

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June 05, 2017
Fowlow a winner in Dallas Rd TT
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June 02, 2017
Besler named to Junior Track Worlds
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May 31, 2017
PCC Athletes at BC Champs
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Rob Britton, Tyler Trace and Dave brooks getting ready to mountain bike during a 2008 winter training camp