COACHING FOR ROAD CYCLISTS:
At FTP Training we have been coaching athletes to reach their potential across multiple disciplines for many years. We have studied many power and heart rate files from many different events and we know that each discipline in cycling requires certain specific workouts and efforts. The Road plans offer the very best in modern training philosophy to get you into the best condition possible to achieve your goals and ride faster, be fitter and stronger than you ever thought possible. These methods have seen riders win at highest level of the sport the World Tour, but, more importantly for most riders these methods can be used to achieve amazing results for club and masters riders alike. You only need to look at the results FTP Training riders achieve to know that if you want the very best for yourself and you want to really know how good you can be then there is simply nobody better than FTP Training to help you get there.
Who Does it Suit?
- People wanting to dominate their D, C, B grade races
- Cyclists targeting to move up from D to C or further
- Riders who want a proven structure & process
- Time-poor cyclists who want the ‘best bang-for-buck’ from your limited time training
- Cyclists who want a ‘coach in their corner’
- Athletes who want to push the limits of their capabilities
- Elite athletes wanting to podium at a National level or wanting to transition into the World Tour making a living from cycling
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WHAT YOU GET
FTP Training seeks to optimise your performance through constructing an effective training program designed for you to get the most out of each session. Here’s how…
Functional Threshold Testing
FTP Coaches will also from time to time conduct a Power Profile Tests. These tests help to determine strengths and weaknesses across the athletes Critical Power range and guide future training.
DAILY TRAINING PROGRAM
Each day you will be sent a detailed workout description to follow on the road or trainer. Results and analysis of the workouts are tracked via the Today’s Plan platform and subject to the program level reported back to the athlete.
EXPERT COACHING STAFF
We are committed to you. Our coaching staff are trained to go above and beyond national training standards to meet the specific requirements of FTP Training. They are technologically proficient, have a long and successful relationship with bikes and are connected with some of the best bike teams in Australia. Our coaches are dedicated to helping you succeed in any way possible, drawing on the huge pool of knowledge and experience between them to deliver the best coaching experience for you.
Our coaches can offer a range of advice, ranging from detailed data analysis to enable fine tuning of training schedules and fitness tracking to simple things like what to do on a rainy day.
1:1 Coaching Packages
NOTE: All prices are in Australian Dollars. Training programs will take up to 2 weeks to develop after the initial questionnaire is returned and the initial consultation has taken place
Training programs come with a 3 month minimum commitment (paid monthly). Programs go month to month following the first 3 month commitment.
NOT SURE WHICH PROGRAM?
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the main difference in levels?
The main difference is coach interaction & added features. The higher the level the more coach contact hours you have per month. Higher levels also come with added features like data reviews.
Our most popular training program is the silver program – it gives a massive amount of value + heaps of coaching contact for cycling #frothers.
What if I ride in different disciplines? (e.g. MTB & Road)
We offer coaching not only within each discipline, but also across disciplines. e.g. Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Enduro, etc. Simply purchase a 1:1 coaching package in the discipline that you ride in most, & let your assigned coach know so we can target both type of riding styles in your training.
How many hours do I have to train?
We’re firm believers of training smarter, not just harder. It all depends on what you want to get out of your cycling – but we recommend at least 5-6hrs a week to see some measurable progress.
Can I change training levels?
Yes, you can upgrade at any time if you require more interaction with your coach, and you can move down after your first 3-month commitment.
How custom are the training programs?
All programs are custom made per rider based on your questionnaire responses. Depending on what level you purchase determines how much ongoing customisations are made, but they're 100% made for you.
What gear do I need?
At a minimum – a heart rate monitor & a cycling head unit.
We prefer using a power meter over a heart rate monitor – but both can work.
We can accept: MasterCard, VisaCard, and PayPal. Payments are charged automatically each month. A subscription for a minimum of 3 months is required. You can cancel any time after 3 months. Just notify your coach to change your coaching package.
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Ask us about coaching:
chris hamiltonNational Champion Chris Hamilton tells us how it is with FTP Training and Fenz (Mark Fenner).
dave grayThe training program you provided has taken me from a pretty low level to enjoying my racing again. Not to mention the HUGE improvement in form. I've learnt heaps about fitness, determination, consistency and dedication from your programs and from you. I can't thank you enough and have no hesitation recommending you to anyone interested in improving themselves.
neil van de ploegAchieving new heights - Neil is achieving great results with the Avanti Racing Team. See him talk about starting out and training with FTP Training.
* All our coaches can coach this discipline, we’ve noted some coaches that specialise in this discipline – if you want to know more about our coaches, click here