Lyndhurst , United Kingdom
Shawcoach offers specialist coaching advice to all riders looking to improve & perform in the Time Trial discipline of cycling or non drafting Triathlons.
Successful Time Trialing requires very high levels of endurance fitness but also extra skills specific to the event like pacing, riding position & aerodynamics.
Julia Shaw has a history of successfully helping cyclists reach their race goals by combining a focus on these skills with balanced & scientifically based training programs & plans.
Julia also has over 15 years of experience racing both nationally and internationally, including winning a bronze medal for England at the Commonwealth Games, competing for the Great Britain Elite team at the UCI World Time Trial Championships, plus over 30 National Championship titles in distances ranging from 10 miles up to 100 miles.
She has achieved this as an amateur so fully understands the demands of juggling training as well as work and home commitments.
During her cycling career Julia has also been fortunate to work with some of the best sports physiologists, aerodynamic specialists & dietitians, enabling her to use some of this expertise in her role as a coach to help others improve.
She also has a 2 science degrees & uses a scientific approach to training to develop a clear understanding of whats most important for each rider she coaches.