Preparing for the Cole Classic

Be prepared for the Cole Classic with OceanFit's expert tips.

The Cole Classic is Sydney’s favourite ocean swim and the first ocean swim for many new ocean swimmers due to its timing – allowing just enough time to get into shape after the festive season.

If you’ve been holding off participating in your first ocean swim then there is no better opportunity than the Cole Classic.

The course is beginner-friendly (with a wave-less start) and the sights under the water can add a level of excitement you’ll be hard-pressed to find at any other ocean swim in Australia.

You’ll be surprised by how much farther you can swim than your mind believes it can. There are some unique differences swimming in the ocean than in the pool, so if you’re making the transition ensure you increase your ocean awareness, learn some basic ocean water swimming techniques and test your fitness in the dynamic ocean environment.

To help you ease your anxiety, boost your confidence and swim your best on the day we’ve put together this supplementary preparation course.

Add a training program

Pair this Cole Classic supplementary course with one of our free online training programs to increase your swimming fitness, strength and confidence for the distance you’re going to swim.

Have A Go (1km / 8-weeks) – Take this training program if you’re entering the 1km swim and you have 5-8 weeks until the event. If there are less than 8-weeks left, combine week 1 and 2 training into the first week, and then complete week 3 in week 2 etc.

Have A Go Express (1km / 4-weeks) – Take this training program if you’re entering the 1km swim and you have 3-4 weeks until the event. If there are less than 3-weeks left, start on week 1 and do as much as you can.

Up the Ante (2km / 8-weeks) – Take this training program if you’re entering the 2km swim and you have 5-8 weeks until the event. If there are less than 8-weeks left, combine week 1 and 2 training into the first week, and then complete week 3 in week 2 etc.

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