Organzied swim, bike, & run group practices & training programs for specific races, as well as personalized programs for athletes in Orange County, CA. Video analysis of swimming, cycling, & running technique.
Technique improvement & efficiency through video analysis.
Periodization and HR Training.
Pacing strategy and racing tactics.
Long Term Development of High School and Junior athletes.
Michael Collins coaches Multisports Orange County and the Irvine Nova Masters Swimming Program.
He has an extensive background competing in triathlons since 1984, including as a professional from 1988-1993. He has personal best times of 1:48 for Olympic Distance, 4:28 for Half Ironman Distance, and 9:48 for Ironman Distance (Hawaii 91). He was ranked in the top 10 in the national pro circuit in 1989 & 1990.
Collins now competes in Sprint to half Ironman races due to limited training time, but still managed a top 5 placing at the 2004 ITU World Triathlon Championships in the 35-39 age group, and was the overall amateur 2002 ITU World Aquathlon Champion in Cancun.
Collins is a well known author on endurance sports technique and training. His articles have appeared in SWIM magazine, Swimming Technique, TRIATHLETE magazine, Triathlon Today, American Swimming, and many other national publications.