July 1, 2020

My latest coaching article   as published in USAT Multisport Lab.

You have been cooped up for weeks, the pools and gyms have been closed and you...

June 10, 2020

An article I had published today in the USA Triathlon Multisport newsletter

A common challenge I hear from athletes about open water swimming is how to overcome fear and anxiety in the water.


March 27, 2020

With the coronavirus shutting down triathlon events and races, you need to find a new answer to the question "Why?" to keep fit and training.

October 3, 2019

70.3 Race Rehearsal Protocol


Simulate race conditions to prepare mentally and physically for a 70.3 triathlon event.


Enough time ahead of the race so that changes can be made based on rehearsal experience. Ideally 4-5 weeks beforehand.

Rehearsal elements:


July 14, 2019

Swimmers asked for a full set of coaching notes from the latest open water clinic, so here they are:

Top 8 skills for a Safe and Enjoyable Open Water Swim Experience

Open Water Swim Clinic

Lake 288, Houston, July 14th 2019

Peter Foster,

Coaching notes

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June 26, 2019

I will be conducting a race execution clinic on Saturday July 13th at 12.30 pm for athletes doing the Shadow Creek Triathlon in Pearland, TX. It is suitable for beginners and advanced levels to ensure a safe and enjoyable race experience. The clinic will be at the race...

June 5, 2019

One of the requirements for retaining a coaching certification with USA Triathlon is continuing education. I am pleased to have my certification approved for another 2 years by gaining education credits in areas that deliver improvements in safety, satisfaction and pe...

May 12, 2019

What to wear and how 

to keep safe in open water swim events.

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