Partnering Precision

2019 luxury triathlon retreats

Group Evolution Retreats and Precision Coaching have joined forces to provide all-inclusive luxury triathlon training retreats in 2019.Retreat attendees will train like elite athletes, whilst living in luxury at Group Evolution’s 19th Century Chateau in the Pays de la Loire, France. With both performance and family inclusive retreats on the 2019 schedule, there is something for the aspirational athlete and for those looking to indulge their passion whilst sharing time with their family.

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Performance retreats will be take place on 22-28th March and 17-23rd May 2019. Family-friendly retreats will take place over the Easter weekend (17-23rd April) and 12-18th July 2019.

The coaching team is comprised of world class coaches and elite level athletes, including Olympic triathletes Helen and Marc Jenkins and Olympic gold medal cyclist Dani Rowe (formerly King). Will Usher, founder of Precision Coaching, has coached numerous age group World and European podium finishers in the last 20 years and was runner up in the Coach of the Year category at the 220 Triathlon awards in both 2013, 2016 and once again nominated in 2018.

Will Usher, head coach at Precision, said:

“Combining our world class approach to coaching and athlete support, with the exclusivity of Group Evolution’s venue and facilities gives athletes the best of both worlds: great coaching combined with five-star luxury. We’re looking forward to welcoming our first guests and helping them achieve their goals next Spring.”

Co-founder of Group Evolution, Barry Williams commented:

“Precision’s pedigree in triathlon and multi-sport made them the perfect choice to provide a superior experience for our guests. Each guest works with a mentor to plan their own retreat program and support them during their stay. Attendees are treated like professionals, with all hassles taken away, so they can focus on taking their sport to the next level. At the same time, guests enjoy exclusive use of our historic Chateau, which sits in 27 acres of picturesque grounds and has extensive facilities: a 25m swimming pool, 1.5km running trail, swimming lake, sports performance gym, yoga studio and treatment facilities.”

About Precision Coaching

Precision Coaching has decades of experience. Its coaching roster includes former Olympic medallists, Olympians, World Champion triathletes, and national squad level team doctors, nutritionists and strength and conditioning experts. All the Precision Team have a passion for triathlon and love working with individuals or teams to help achieve their goals. Precision has developed an entirely results (or evidence) based approach to its coaching and does not simply go with the latest fashion.Precision work with a whole range of athletes from absolute beginner to elite, across all distances. At an Age Group level they have coached hundreds of athletes to Great Britain Age Group slots, with numerous podiums along the way for both ITU and IRONMAN races. Precision believe that no one coach can be an absolute expert and work as a team when coaching to ensure that the athlete gets the very best expertise in every aspect of their training and development.

Precision Coaching is also the coaching partner for the 100 athletes who are part of the Gordon and Tana Ramsay Foundation, which is raising money through triathlon competition for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

About Group Evolution

Group Evolution Retreats delivers premium, all-inclusive retreats for active individuals from the luxury of its Chateau in the Pays de la Loire, France. Group Evolution partners with leading coaches, coaching companies and health professionals to deliver each of its retreats. Each partner is a well-respected leader in their field.
All retreats are delivered from the stunning nineteenth century Chateau de la Motte Henry. Set in over 27 acres of glorious woodland grounds, this five-star venue provides luxury accommodation, nutritious and delicious food and drink, relaxing social spaces (both inside and in the grounds) and extensive sports performance facilities.
During 2019, Group Evolution is hosting over a dozen retreats, focussed upon endurance sports and wellness. The endurance sports program covers cycling, running and triathlon. And the wellness program addresses personal fitness, women’s health, injury rehabilitation and luxury pamper breaks.
Group Evolution’s retreats are unique in that they are tailored to each guest prior to attending the retreat, allowing coaches to spend more time helping and less time analysing. Retreats leave guests relaxed, inspired and on their way to becoming their best.

Performance retreats will be take place on 22-28th March and 17-23rd May 2019. Family-friendly retreats will take place over the Easter weekend (17-23rd April) and 12-18th July 2019. For more information and to book your place visit

Press contacts: Barry Williams – [email protected] – 020 3581 9584

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