Squad Training

Squad Training 2021

The weekly training program consists of two swim sessions, two rides and two runs.
Both swim sessions are conducted at the Richmond Pool with no charge to enter and payment to ASF Triathlon who is the clubs training provider.  Monday and Wednesday evening is the run session with a Tuesday evening bike session and Sunday morning long ride.

Tuesday night ride session will be outdoor over summer and revert to indoor session during winter.

The program is as follows :- 

Monday -      Run 6-7pm at the Tan
Tuesday -      Swim Richmond Pool  In the water at 6.05 for a  6.05-7.15am,  Bike - 6-7pm On-line ( contact Michael Pratt)
Wednesday -Track Run 6-7pm Collingwood Track
Thursday -    Swim Richmond Pool in the water at 6.05 for a  6.05-7.15am Richmond Pool
Sunday-        Long Bike 7am leaving from Richmond Recreation Centre 

AFS Triathlon offers a great pricing structure for members with access to all 6 sessions for just $25 per week
with easy payment options to cater for all. to set up or make any enquiries contact Michael Pratt at asftri@bigpond.com
Special promotion if you start training with ASF Training Group the first 2 weeks will be at no charge.  Brilliant opportunity to get involved.

Option 1 - Ongoing direct debit every fortnight @ $25 per week
Option 2 - 10 Session pass (which provides one session free)
Option 3 - Pay as you go - turn up at any session and pay with card or cash

Personal Training Plans
Personal training plans are also available from ASF Triathlon and are offered at a reduced rate for members.
All enquiries contact astri@bigpond.com

Bike Challenge - The Serious Seven
This years bike challenge  - The Serious Seven
The goal is to complete each of the seven climbs in the challenge by April 6th 2021.
The club will run an organised ride for each of the climbs or you can complete them in your own time.
Just tag #yarratri with an image of you on the top of the climbs to tick it off the list.
Everyone who completes the challenge with receive a free YarraTri prize and the chance to purchase an exclusive YarraTri  Serious Seven cycle jersey.
The climbs are
1. Mt Hotham
2. Mt Buffalo
3. Fall’s Creek
4. Mt Bulla
5. Baw Baw
6. Lake Mt
7. Donna Buang

Bright Training Weekend 2020
To kick off the challenge we are giving you the chance to tick off the first three climbs in one go with a weekend way in Bright.
With the ring of steel about to be lifted this will take part on November Friday 27th-Sunday 29th.
Like last years it’s in on Friday then two climbs on Saturday and one on Sunday
As accommodation is scarce please email Michael straight away if you want to take part   asftri@bigpond.com
Happy and safe training



Yarra Triathlon

Yarra Triathlon is proud to have Michael Pratt of AFS Triathlon as our leading coach and co-ordinator for all training sessions.  Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience not only as a successful competitor himself but also as having a high level of coaching prowess.

He has at times been part of the Triathlon Victoria committee ensuring progress in this amazing sport as well as keeping a high level of integrity for all competitors.

Michael provides  feedback and progressive skill development across all disciplines to ensure you get the most out of every training session.


Short Courses

Yarra Triathlon offers seven different introductory short courses throughout the year covering Swimming, Cycling, Running, Strength Training, Duathlon, Triathlon and Junior Triathlon. Short courses provide structured training for beginners wanting to develop skills, knowledge and fitness in multisport training.


Short courses are a great introduction into squad training and provide participants with a pathway into the Yarra Triathlon program on completion of the course.


New Try A Tri Beginners Course

The 6 week course - start date TBC
Swim -Monday's from 7pm - 8pm at a Location to be confirmed
Bike - Saturday's from 8:30 - 9:30 at Richmond Bld
Run - Wednesday's from 6pm - 7pm at Collingwood Athletics Track
Full details contact Michael Pratt 0430537287


Squad Attendance Options

Yarra Triathlon has a wide variety of attendance options to suit you. Sessions can be attended casually or through a visit pass and with training sessions for all ages and fitness levels Yarra Triathlon is focused on participation and helping people achieve their goals.


For more information regarding the Yarra Triathlon training program attendance options and fees contact -

Michael Pratt on 0430537287