Endurance Sport Coaching

Nathan can help you achieve your endurance sport goals and has proven so for many athletes from beginners starting out learning basics, right through to age groupers pushing their limits to represent their country on the world stage.

Nathan is a TRI NZ Accredited Coach and has coached athletes for well over a decade. Nathan works specifically with Triathletes, Runners, Cyclists, Duathletes and Multi-Sporters.

100% individualised. Every person is different and so too is their training program. Nathan takes a detailed and measured approach to programming and analyzing each person’s data, leaving no stone unturned and a level of accountability that ensures athletes of all levels bring out their best. Along with this Nathan understand commitments to work, family, socializing and other hobbies so he is always trying to factor these into making the best training program for each person, so they are feeling good about what they are doing. With Nathan being a coach that is available to support his athletes makes every training program fluid and adjustable as life happens, so you keep moving forward.

Nathan practices what he teaches and is always testing out new theories to improve performance as well as becoming as efficient as possible in the busy, fast paced world we live in. Personally, Nathan competes in long-distance triathlon, duathlon, endurance running events and the odd road cycling race.Nathan knows what it like to start out and also what it’s like to achieve a lifetime milestone, going form a non-swimmer, non-biker, running 2km around the block before being knackered to qualifying for the Ironman World Championships in the competitive 35-39 age group, Nathan can coach and support you no matter where you are at on your journey.

Your programming

Nathan’s experience and knowledge allows him to guide a wide range of athletes with various levels or equipment and technology. All guidance will be based off fitness testing which Nathan prescribes on a regular basis.

SWIMMING – pool, open water

  • pool pace/100m
  • pool distance
  • pool/open water duration
  • RPE (perceived exertion 1-10)

CYCLING – triathlon, road, mtb, indoor trainer

  • duration, distance
  • RPE (perceived exertion 1-10)
  • heart rate zones (heart rate monitor required)
  • power meter zones – based off FTP test (power meter required)

RUNNING – road, off-road

  • duration, distance
  • RPE (perceived exertion 1-10)
  • heart rate (heart rate monitor required)
  • run pace zones – based off run threshold test – min/km (GPS or foot pod required)
  • run power zones – based off critical power test (Stryd run power pod required)

Coaching Options

Nathan has three levels of coaching to help you reach your goals. Nathan can support you from anywhere in the world as long as you have a goal and internet access.

Work with Nathan online, get your own specific training plan and support

  • Your own on call coach to support you on your journey (text and email)
  • A personalized training program delivered via Training Peaks
  • Unlimited adjustment to your program
  • Unlimited text and email support
  • Feedback and analysis of how you are tracking towards your goal via Training Peaks, text and/or email.
  • Weekly email feedback

Work with Nathan and catch up fortnightly via video call (or in person) to review, plan and move forward to your next goal.

  • Fortnightly video call or meeting in person (in person Lower Hutt based)
  • Your own on call coach to support you on your journey (text and email)
  • A personalized training program delivered via Training Peaks
  • Unlimited adjustment to your program
  • Unlimited text and email support
  • Feedback and analysis of how you are tracking towards your goal/s via Training Peaks, text, email and/or at your catch ups
  • Nutrition discussion and insights to help you fine tune your engine

Work with Nathan and catch up weekly via video call (or in person) to review, plan and move forward to your next goal.

  • Weekly video call or meeting in person (in person Lower Hutt based)
  • Your own on call coach to support you on your journey
  • A personalized training program delivered via Training Peaks
  • Unlimited adjustment to your program
  • Unlimited text and email support
  • Feedback and analysis of how you are tracking towards your goal/s via Training Peaks, text, email and/or at your catch ups
  • Nutrition discussion and insights to help you fine tune your engine

Get your running technique assessed by Nathan and feedback given to help you improve your running economy and efficiency

  • virtually, via video sending video footage
  • in person at Change Fitness, 4 Market Grove, Lower Hutt

Nathan only works with a limited number of clients to ensure he is delivering a world class service to each and every person.