Training Plans

Signed up for your Swimathon 2018 challenge but not sure where to start with your training? We have 10 week training plans written personally by Jolyon Finck, Swimathon Head Coach. There is something for every ability with beginner, intermediate and advanced plans available.

5k - 10 week plans


2.5k - 10 week plans


1.5k - 10 week plans


400m - 10 week plans


Jolyon Finck - Team GB Olympic Swimming Coach

Over the course of his 20-year swimming coaching career, Jolyon has tutored swimmers ranging from beginners and LTS Mini Squad Swimmers through to elite international performers.  

With plenty of swimming qualifications and degrees in Anatomical Science, Education and Sports Performance Management, Jolyon brings a unique quotient of both art and science to his pool side skills.

Swimathon top tips

Start your training right with these top training tips from Swimathon President and Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Duncan Goodhew. Plus, perfect your swimming technique with Jolyon Finck's technique tips for breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke.