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Swim 2km (0.621mile) - Beginner 12 week Block #2

Author

Ally Boggs

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Length

14 Weeks

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Plan Description

If you are a novice swimmer and would like to complete a 2km swim event, or participate in your first long distance triathlon event, in 24 weeks you WILL achieve this!

Block #2 (12 weeks + 2 taper weeks) of this 24 week program takes you from swimming 300m non-stop to 2000m non stop - with the longest session being a total of 3.3km! Utilizing freestyle swim drills to promote balance, control, stability and streamline, this 12 week block progresses the athlete slowly but effectively to increase total distance in achievable intervals up to 2000m, and includes weekly progressions in open water swimming. With clear drill descriptions and helpful tips, this program has been trialed and proven to assist many athletes in achieving their goal.

You will need a pool facility near you, a swimsuit suitable for swim training, cap and goggles. A pull buoy, kick board and finger paddles are recommended. A wetsuit and neoprene scull cap may also be required for the weekly open water sessions. And you'll also need patience!

Any questions can be directed via email directly to allyboggs@gmail.com.



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swimx4
3:51 hrs 1:15 hrs
Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim
3:51 hrs 1:15 hrs

Training Load By Week


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Ally Boggs

Ally Boggs Limited

Changing her life from ‘corporate executive’ to ‘triathlete’, Ally communicates with passion and enthusiasm. She shares her phenomenal knowledge and experience with all those who dare to believe that they too can do something extraordinary.

Ally understands what it is like to be a beginner, and equally relates well to elite athletes - knowing just how hard to push, focus, and deliver results.
TriNZ Level 3 Accredited Coach, Swimming New Zealand qualifications in swim instruction and coaching.