I offer a range of Open Water Coaching Services for age 6+. You may want to work on your technique and stamina or you might be looking to sign your child up for a course of lessons to help improve their confidence in the water.

Whether you are looking for an open water introduction, coaching or just a swim buddy my adult sessions are available for complete open water novices to budding triathletes. If you are a non-swimmer however, my suggestion is to start in the pool and progress to the open water.

Private sessions are available for both adults and juniors. These sessions can be tailored to suit your individual goals and aspirations. Book just one at a time or a block of 4 sessions. Check out the book online page for availability.

Here are just some of the benefits of Open Water Swimming:

  • Personal achievement

  • Better sleep

  • Increased metabolism

  • Boosted immune system

  • Being outdoors and at one with nature

Junior Courses

Water Confidence

Age group 6+ yrs

Children must be able to:

  • Blow bubbles
  • Put face in

These groups sessions are for children 6+ who love the water but are not swimming 25m just yet or  those that are under 8 years old. Children will learn through games, activities & experience

The focus of these sessions is on:

  • Fun
  • Safety
  • Confidence

Junior
Level 1

Age group 8-9 yrs

Children must be able to:

  • Swim 50m confidently with face in the water either front crawl or breaststroke
  • Tread water for 30 seconds

 In these sessions children will learn about:

  • Tides & Currents
  • Water Safety
  • Acclimatizing
  • Swimming Technique
  • Navigating waves

Junior
Level 2

Age group 9-11 yrs

Children must be able to:

  • Swim 200m frontcrawl confidently
  • Tread water for 1 min
  • Float on their back

In these sessions children will learn about:

  • Tides & Currents
  • Water Safety
  • Acclimatizing
  • Swimming Technique
  • Open water and triathlon Race techniques
  • Navigating waves

Junior
Level 3

Age Group 11-14 yrs

Children must be able to:

  • Swim 400m+
  • Tread water for 3 mins
  • Float on their back

In these sessions children will learn about:

  • Tides & Currents
  • Water Safety
  • Acclimatizing
  • Swimming Technique
  • Open water and triathlon Race techniques
  • Navigating waves

Junior
Level 4

Age Group 12+ yrs

Children must be able to:

  • Swim 1000m +
  • Have open water swimming experience

In these sessions children will learn about:

  • Tides & Currents
  • Water Safety
  • Acclimatizing
  • Advanced Swimming Technique
  • Advanced Open Water and Triathlon Race techniques
  • Navigating waves
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Adult Courses

Level 1
Open/Cold Water
Introduction

These sessions are aimed at novice/completely new open water swimmers/dippers

I will guide you through the practical knowledge you will need to safely swim in the sea

Sessions consist of:

  • 10 minute pre-swim chat/risk assessment
  • Wonderful swim with basic coaching 
  • Hot drink and chat after

*These are group sessions*

Level 2
Learn Frontcrawl

These sessions are for those who have completed Level 1 or that can confidently swim breaststroke in the sea but would like to progress to frontcrawl

I  will help you with:

  • Breath control
  • Body position
  • Timing
  • Stoke efficiency

*These are group sessions*

Level 3
Endurance & Fine Tuning

Want to be faster & more efficient but don’t know what your doing wrong? Or looking for some technical help?

These sessions aim to get you swimming over longer distances with pacing help and technique tuning. 

Using video footage and real time correction I can give you techniques and tips to help you to improve the effectiveness of your stroke and stamina.

*These are group sessions*

Level 4
Open Water & Triathlon Skills

Theses sessions are aimed to help you learn or master:
  • Deep water
  • Running starts
  • Buoy turns
  • Sighting
  • Drafting
  • Pack swimming
  • Pacing
  • Feeding
  • Race finishes

*These are group sessions*

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