The Physical Performance Show: Brad Beven (OAM) Head Coach M5 Academies Triathlon Program

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Brad Beven

In episode 267 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Brad Beven (OAM), Head Coach M5 Academies Triathlon Program on this Coach’s Corner episode.

During today’s episode, you’ll hear Brad talk from a coaching capacity.  Brad’s accomplishments were many:

  • 4 consecutive World Cup triathlon titles between 1992 and 1995
  • 7 x Formula One Triathlon Champion between 1994 and 1999
  • 19 World Triathlon Cup consecutive victories
  • 5 x Australian Olympic Distance Champion
  • 2 x Australian Long Course Champion
  • 1990 Commonwealth Games silver medalist
  • 3 x Silver medalist at the ITU World Triathlon Championships across his career

These days, beyond Brad’s own sporting professional career, Brad is the head coach of the M5 Academies Program, alongside team captain Phil Stoneman, the program helps aspiring elite and emerging professional triathlon and multi-sport athletes.

The M5 Academies Program help their athletes reach their best and today you’ll enjoy learnings around what makes a successful athlete, the importance of race simulations, the importance of periodizing your athletic season.

Brad shares a top swim, top bike and top run tip, discusses monitoring and adjusting training workloads, shares tips for rest, hacks for psychologically managing injury and advice around how to get the best out of yourself come race day.

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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Coaching triathletes
  • Planning a season
  • Training and coaching by feel
  • Coaching through injury
  • Preparing for race day
  • Top Swim tip
  • Top Cycle tip
  • Top Running tip
  • Top 3 attributes of a successful athlete
  • Best advice

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“The best way to coach and train is by feel.”
“You’re a triathlete, not a runner.”

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To follow Brad Beven:

Instagram: @brad_beven
Twitter: @bradbeven
Linkedin: BradBeven (OAM)
Website: bradbeven

M5 Academies
Website: M5management
Twitter: @M5_Management

Episode 15 of The Physical Performance Show featuring Brad Beven – Australian Hall of Fame Triathlete


0:00 Start
6:30 Coaching triathletes
13:50 Planning a season
26:00 Training and coaching by feel
32:30 Coaching through injury
35:00 Preparing for race day
41:44 Top Swim tip
43:40 Top Cycle tip
46:18 Top Running tip
48:45 Top 3 attributes of a successful athlete
53:10 Best Advice
1:03:46 Finish

People Mentioned

Caleb Noble – Australian Professional Triathlete
Denis Cotterell – Australian Swim Coach

For questions and comments about this Episode

Send to the show host @Brad_Beer (Twitter) or @brad_beer (Instagram)

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