Coached Swim Workouts


Tuesdays at 6:00-7:00 a.m. & 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursdays at 6:00-7:00 a.m. & 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesdays at 12:00-1:00 p.m. (will resume in March 2015)


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Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Aquatic Center


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Choose Coached Group Swim Options
Single Session is $20
Monthly Pass is $125
3-Month Pass is $350
6-Month Pass is $600
12-Month Pass is $1100


The swim workouts are specifically tailored to the needs of triathletes: 
  • coach on deck provides a workout with instruction
  • the first half of the workout includes drills to improve your swim
  • the second half of the workout focuses on speed and pacing
  • bring swimsuit, goggles, a bottle of water or electrolyte drink, and towel
  • bring fins, training paddles, ankle band, and snorkel 
  • private sessions for individuals or small groups are available

Please Be on Time! 


Ironman Group Rides

Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays

Various Meeting Locations:


The Ironman Team is made up of athletes who will be competing at:

  • Ironman France 2014
  • Ironman Canada 2014
  • Ironman Lake Tahoe 2014
  • Ironman Arizona 2014 


Other events the Ironman Team will be training for include:

  • L'Etape du California
  • Mulholland Challenge
  • Breathless Agony
  • Hearbreak Hundred
  • Ojai Century and Double Metric
  • Death Ride
  • California 70.3
  • St. George 70.3
  • Vineman 70.3
  • Silverman 70.3 



For upcoming ride information about team workouts, become a fan of Fortius Coaching on Facebook. 


Road Running and Trail Running

Fortius Coaching athletes will do most of the group runs during the weekend on the trails of Southern California.

With hundreds of mile of trail running opportunities we will be heading to the trails as often as possible.


Benefits of trail running:

  • Increased power and force
  • Strengthening of muscles, tendons, ligaments
  • Improved bone density
  • Increased flexibility
  • Faster recovery from long runs


Locations of trail runs:

  • Griffith Park
  • Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park
  • Encino Hills/Mulholland 
  • Boney Mountain/Pt. Mugu State Park
  • Malibu Creek State Park
  • Chesebro Canyon 


What to bring on trail runs:

  • Dress in layers
  • Fully-charged cell phone
  • Fuel Belt or Camelbak for hydration with a minimum of 60 oz. of water
  • Minimum of 1000 calories
  • Patience
  • Long shorts, long sleeve shirts, hat or bandana, sunblock, wipes,
  • GPS watch


Fortius Racing Team will be preparing and running the courses for the following races:

  • Sean O'Brien 50/50 
  • Bandit Ultra Trail Races
  • Los Angeles Marathon
  • Chesebro Half Marathon
  • Valley Crest Half Marathon
  • Bulldog 25k/50k
  • Griffith Park Half Marathon, Marathon, 10k Races