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Increase your triathlon fitness and knowledge at this 3-Day Spring training camp in temperate Santa Barbara, California

This camp is brought to you by passionate triathlon coaches Emma Briggs & Martin Spierings.

This camp includes:

  • A personal interview before camp to understand your goals and current training and race plans

  • Coaching in all aspects of swim, bike and run with an emphasis on skills and form

  • Individual swim stroke analysis and feedback on biking and running form.

  • Two swim sessions (1 x pool, 1 x open water), two bike sessions (1 x skills-based, 1 x long ride) and two run sessions

  • Educational seminars covering transitions, nutrition, race season planning, medical considerations, and basic bike mechanics (e.g. how to fix a flat!)

  • Opportunities for Q & A with the coaches and networking/socializing with other athletes

  • Includes two dinners and two lunches.

  • Great physical and mental prep for 70.3 Oceanside!


Camp Fee (until 12/31/2019): $850 (includes food)

Camp Fee (after 1/1/2020): $950 (includes food)

Accommodation paid for separately. Discount pricing at the camp hotel:  Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn. Booking details here

Full camp schedule AVAILABLE HERE.


Please read Cancellation & Refund Policy

Santa Barbara Spring Triathlon Camp

Martin Spierings
  • Personally coached 50+ triathletes over a career of 20 years including National and World  representatives of all ages.

  • Thirty years of triathlon race experience with 100+ triathlons on over three continents.

  • Currently coach triathlon squad of 15 Santa Cruz based athletes as well as group workouts for Santa Cruz Triathlon Association.

  • Represented Australia at World University Games and Long Distance World Championships.

  • Triathlon writer for Competitor Magazine and other endurance publications.

Emma Briggs
  • 6-time World Champs qualifier (2 x Kona, 3 x 70.3 Worlds, 1 x Xterra Worlds)

  • 8-time Ironman (6 x Top 10 AG, 2 x Kona)

  • Personally coached over 25 athletes from complete beginners to Kona and 70.3 Worlds qualifier mostly through Chicago Tri Club and Sacramento Tri Club.

  • Currently a coach with Purple Patch Fitness

  • Runs a triathlon travel company, Endurance Explorers.

Gunnar Roll
  • 5-time USA Triathlon All-American

  • Physician Assistant Neurosurgery / Emergency Medicine.

  • B.S. Health Sciences San Jose State.

  • Former Paramedic and Ocean Lifeguard for California State Parks.

  • Triathlete since 1985