Chris Sellings – Performance Cycling Coach

In March 2015 I completed a 9,000km+ self supported cycling trip between Turkey & Australia, which involved cycling over the 2nd highest road in the world, the Pamir Highway & my highest mountain pass to date at 4,655m (on a 20kg bike with 20kg of luggage)! Like many people I love cycling but I’m also really passionate about coaching & getting the best out of people.  I believe in giving everyone a chance, in working with different needs & aspirations, putting each rider at the centre & running fun coaching sessions.  I work with youth riders in cycling clubs, youth development teams, women’s …

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Mark

Mark TT

“Chris started coaching me during the winter with the aim of improving my TT times the next season. Following an assessment of my fitness Chris sent me a training plan for each week based mainly around my commuting to work due to family commitments. Initially the training plans worked on building up my base fitness and then gradually added in more intense sessions to prepare me for the TT season. Coaching also focused on my technique, such as pacing a Time Trial, position on a TT bike and even a session practising entries and exits of roundabouts. I found Chris’ …

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Jamie

As a Junior rider, I was initially looking for a coach who could accompany me on Wednesday afternoon sessions in place of sport at school and Chris has been extremely accommodating in creating and supervising inventive sessions for each week. In addition, he has also guided me through my first full season of road racing, advising me on which races to enter and the tactics that I should employ. As a result of Chris’ advice and structured training, my performance has improved dramatically and I soon surpassed my initial aim of racing in a selection of Surrey League road races, …

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French Alps Cycling Holiday

Picture yourself sitting on a balcony in the sun, looking out over the French Alps, a cold beer in hand, watching over the Cols you’ve climbed with your cycling friends and pointing out the ones you’re going to climb the next day.  Sounds good doesn’t it? Come to the French Alps next summer & celebrate 100 years of the Tour de France, while cycling around some of the tour’s stunning stage climbs!

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