Swim Techniques for Paratriathletes by Mark Sortino Webinar

2 modules



Course Length
60 mins

Hope Graham

04 Mar 2020



This webinar takes a very descriptive look at various swim techniques for all types of paratriathletes. Mark Sortino vividly describes what different methods and ideologies should be applied when swim training athletes that use a wheelchair, ambulatory athletes, and various ranges of visually impaired athletes.  If you are looking to coach a paratriathlete, this webinar is a necessity in gaining the correct knowledge for training them in the art of the swim.

This presentation was recorded January 2020. 

Mark Sortino
Mark is a USA Triathlon Level III Coach & Paratriathlon Coach, USA Cycling Level II Coach, F.I.S.T. certified bike fitter and certified USAT Race Director. Mark has coached Paralympic Triathletes and Cyclist, Ironman 70.3 and Ironman World Championship qualifiers along with National and World Champion ITU Paratriathletes. Mark was featured on the USA Triathlon Magazine cover and featured article for their 2017 Winter edition, was USAT Paratriathlon 2017 Coach of the Year and was the 2016 Paralympic Head Coach for Team USA and also coached 2015 ESPY winner Krige Schabort. He contributes columns to Beginner Triathlete and Triathlete Magazine and is featured coach in the Endurance Films TriMinds series. Mark is also a US Veteran having served 20 years in the US Navy as a Naval Flight Officer and is graduate of the US Naval Academy. Mark is a 16-Ironman and 3-time Kona finisher and is the co-founder and CEO of Team MPI.


USA Triathlon Coach Webinars
USA Triathlon offers a variety of webinars designed specifically for triathlon coaches. Each webinar is approximately 60 minutes in length. Webinars can be purchased for $34.99 each and come with the webinar recording, PowerPoint slides and a 10 question webinar exam. Coaches earn 1 USAT CEU upon passing a webinar exam. A passing score is 80% or higher. Please note, webinar purchases are nonrefundable.

For questions regarding the webinar program, please email coaching@usatriathlon.org.

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