Training

Not sure how to start your Triathlon Journey?

Look no further! Training clinics have been planned for you!

Open Water Swim Clinics

Sessions Available

  • 24th March – East Coast Park
  • 26th May – East Coast Park
  • 23rd June – East Coast Park
  • 1st September – East Coast Park

The timing for all sessions are at 8.00am to 9.30am.

Description:

For beginners to Triathlons or those just looking to conquer the fear of Open Water Swimming. No prior experience needed, but must be able to swim without assistance and able to thread water when required.

Mandatory things to bring:

  • Swim Wear
  • Goggles
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock (Optional)
  • Swim Caps will be provided

The swim clinics are conducted by our training partner, The Swimming Room, under the TRI-Factor Engage platform.

To sign up, please go to the TRI-Factor Engage Registration here!

 

Bike Handling/Skills Clinics

Sessions Available:

  • 4th May 2019
  • 8th June 2019

The timing for all sessions are at 7.30am to 9.00am. (Unless otherwise stated)

Description:

Cornering confidently in a pack, transiting efficiently from bike to run and vice versa, and pushing your tired legs to keep going are the least straightforward part of a straightforward sport.

Truth is, it is a skill that can be mastered.

Location to be confirmed at a nearer date!

Mandatory things to bring:

  • Bicycle
  • Helmet
  • Water Bottle
  • running Shoes
  • gloves (Recommended)
  • Your Smile

The Bike skills clinics are conducted by our training partner, Breakaway, under the TRI-Factor Engage platform.

Registration here!

 

Swim & Run Clinic

Date: 6th April – Tanjong Beach, Sentosa

Time: 7.30am to 9.00am

Description:

Open water swimming and then a transition to run may sound simple, but ask any experienced athlete and they will testify that there is much more than meets the eye.

Truth is, it is a skill that can be mastered.

Come join us at Tanjong Beach for one hour, to learn the skills that even top international triathlete are still practicing daily!
This clinic is brought to you by Breakaway Training!

Mandatory things to bring:

  • Goggles
  • Swim/Multi-sport Apparel
  • Running Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Your Smile

The Swim & Run clinic is conducted by our training partner, Breakaway Training, under the TRI-Factor Engage platform.

To sign up, please go to the TRI-Factor Engage Registration here!

 

Triathlon Clinics

Sessions Available:

  • 19th May – Aloha Sea Sports Centre at East Coast Park (Carpark E2)

The timing for all sessions are at 7am to 10am.

Description:

Come & join COS Coaching for a morning practicing all the skills required for completing a triathlon. The morning will start going through open water swim drills and how best to navigate and swim in a pack. We will then cover transitions, how to set up your bike and gear and what to do to ensure a fast transition. We will do this for both swim to bike and bike to run. Colin will also discuss what nutrition you need to consume during a race and how this can be vital in the later stages of the run. Finally we will conclude with running drills and some fun swim/run races.

Mandatory things to bring:

  • Goggles
  • Swim/Multi-sport Apparel
  • Helmet
  • Bicycle with Bike Shoes (If available)
  • Running Shoes & Gear
  • Water Bottle and energy nutrition
  • Your Smile

The triathlon clinics are conducted by our training partner, COS Coaching, under the TRI-Factor Engage platform.

To sign up, please go to the TRI-Factor Engage Registration here!

 

Open Water Swim Trial*

Compulsory for participants with no open water swimming experience

Date: 1st September – East Coast Park

Time: 8.00am to 9.30am

Description:

To ensure that participants wishing to take part in the Singapore International Triathlon are able to demonstrate a level of competency to complete the swim course of their chosen race.

  • The swim trial is compulsory for all participants who have never swam in the open water. For relay teams, if the swimmer has never swam in the open water they must complete the swim trials.
  • There will be no more pool trials for this year; only open water swim trials. Participants must be able to complete their race distance in the open water to be able to qualify for the race.
  • Expert coaching advice, careful supervision as well as strict safety measures will be in place at the trials. A non-refundable admin fee of S$10 for each open water swim trial will be charged to the participant.
  • If you book a test and do not turn up, you will not be allowed to race.
  • The participants have to complete the Swim Trials Session according to the criteria:
    • Kids Distance: To swim 100m within 4 minutes
    • Youth and Mini Distance: To swim 200m within 10 minutes
    • Sprint and Junior Distance: To swim 600m within 25 minutes
    • Standard and Extended Distance: To swim 1200m within 45 minutes

How to register for the Swim Trial:

  • If you have yet to register for the event, please select “Swim Trial” under the merchandise page during registration.
  • If you have registered or missed out the Swim Trial during registration, please proceed to register at TRI-Factor Engage Registration Here!