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Coach's Bio

COACH STEVE MATSON »

Cycle Coach Steve Matson

    Steve Matson, 59, has raced bicycles since 2000. He is a Category 3 road racer, active in Masters racing in Washington State and a medalist in national championships. Matson has been…

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TRAINING METHODS

PERIODIZATION »

Cycle coaching is based on the principles of physical periodization. One progressively builds fitness by gradually overreaching what your…

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GOAL SETTING »

Everyone has dreams. You wouldn’t be reading this page if there were not some athletic goal you want to…

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FIELD TESTS »

Some athletes enter a coaching program after considerable experience and they know exactly where their aerobic limits are. For…

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MONTHLY WORKOUT CALENDAR »

The most tangible “product” involved in a coaching plan is the calendar of workouts a coach creates for an…

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FEEDBACK & CONSULTATION »

While some coaching programs put limits on the time athletes can consult with coaches, or charge a higher fee…

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EVENT PREPARATION, STRATEGIES »

How early should I arrive before my event? How much should I warm up? Should I go hard before…

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SAFETY, STRETCHING, NUTRITION »

When an athlete steps up his or her training through a coaching program, it is vital to follow fundamental…

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CYCLE SPORTS COACHED

ON-BIKE COACHING

Women Cycle Road Racers

TECHNIQUE & RACE SKILLS »

As effective as the Internet is for communicating and transferring electronic files between coach and client, some skills are best taught face to face on the bike. You can arrange…

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BASIC BICYCLE MAINTENANCE »

While not an expert bike mechanic, I can teach you how to perform the routine maintenance that will keep your bike safe…

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GROUP CLINICS, SINGLE LESSONS »

For athletes who are not regular monthly clients, the following fee structure applies to on-the-bike coaching. Private Lessons: $40 per hour Semi-Private…

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FOR LOCAL MONTHLY CLIENTS »

The above fees for lessons and clinics fees apply to individuals or groups who are not monthly clients. If my monthly clients…

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COACHING FEES

ONE AFFORDABLE MONTHLY FEE: $150 »

• While some coaching programs limit consultation with a a coach to a certain number of contacts or minutes per month, Matson…

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ANNUAL PLAN DISCOUNT »

If you are committed to a full year of coaching, you will enjoy the last two months of your coaching year FREE.…

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LET’S GET STARTED! »

You’re ready to go? Splendid! Or if you want to ask any questions about a coaching program, use the “Contact” form on this page to send me a message. I will…

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