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About Me

My coaching ethos is to embrace variety and enjoy what you do

This is me:  Alison Smith, who, after several years in the corporate world finally took the plunge in 2012 and qualified as a fitness professional, Triathlon and strength and conditioning coach, setting up my own multisport business. 

After five years in the UK coaching runners and triathletes, as well as working with personal training clients, myself and my business moved to Australia in 2018 where I strengthened my swimming coaching skills, learnt a different perspective to endurance coaching and additonally worked with athletes remotely as a correspondance coach.

There are 4 pillars to my coaching philosophy, which I firmly believe in:

  • Endurance

  • Strength

  • Rest & recovery

  • Fuel

 

Each one factors heavily in what I do and how I commumicate with clients and athletes.

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Qualifications

 

Austswim swimming instructor

STA L2 Open Water swimming instructor

PN1 Certified Nutrition Coach

TrainingPeaks L2 Coach

L2 Australian Triathlon Coach

L2 BTF Triathlon coach

ICI Indoor Cycling Instructor

Australia Strength & Conditioning Association L1 coach

UKSCA L1 Strength & Conditioning Coach

REPS Level 4 Qualified Personal Trainer Specialising in Diabetes and Obesity. and equivalent with Fitness Australia



Athletics Australia Run leader

Nordic Walking Instructor

GP Referral
Level 4 SMA qualified Sports Massage Therapist


Emergency First Aid and CPR

RSH Diploma in Nutrition

Sporting life

With almost 20 years of competitive sport under my belt, including several 70.3 triathlons, London Marathon, many Ride Londons, and national level rowing, I now concentrate on representing GBR on the International stage in Sprint distance events. Here is a snapshot of my more recent acheivements:

2023 ITU Sprint World triathlon championships 18/72

2023 WA State triathlon sprint championships 2nd in AG

2022 European Championships Sprint Triathlon 8/40 in AG

2022 ITU Sprint World Championships 11/70 in AG

2021 2nd in AG - British Aquathlon Championships

2021 1st in AG, 2nd Female overall - Chiltern Triathlon

2020 1st Female overall in Karri Valley short course triathlon

2019 WA state triathlon championships 2nd in AG

2019 ITU Sprint World Championships 27/86 in AG

2019 UK Club relay championships Gold

2019 State Sprint Championships, WA. 4th in AG

2018 ITU Sprint World Championships

2018 Sprint triathlon European Championships

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