Open Water Swimming Coaching

Private & Group Lessons

Friendly open water swimming coaching sessions with like-minded people. Suitable for everyone from beginner open water and leisure swimmers, to triathletes of ranging abilities and experience.

Whether you’re anxious about getting into the open water for the first time, wanting to try open water swimming for pleasure, or a seasoned triathlete looking to improve your race times and get that age group podium finish, our expert coaching will make you swim more comfortably and faster, all while learning to love open water!

SW Sports Performance

Sophie Whittingham

Triathlon & Swim Coach

Sophie will focus her coaching on intermediate to advanced swimmers – her sessions will focus on the swimmer’s technique and swim fitness. She will provide specific swimming sessions and sets that will build the athletes endurance and speed to achieve their race goal and distance. She will also be able to provide vital race pointers, tactics and skills for swimming in open water. Sophie really understands the importance of swimming technique and how it can help with efficient swimming – this will be demonstrated in every coached swim session.

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Contact – 07837962778 ; sophie.sportstherapy@gmail.com

Websitehttps://swsportsperformance.co.uk/about/

Open Water Swim Coaching Pricing

SW Sports Performance

Harriet Ballantyne

Open Water Swim Coach & Nutritionist

Harriet will focus her coaching on beginner to intermediate swimmers. She uses her ten years of specific open water swimming and triathlon experience to provide sessions for people transitioning from pools to open water, not only for fitness, but also for positive mental health. Harriet is a proactive coach who spends time in the water with her clients, helping them achieve greater confidence, whilst developing technique and endurance. Ultimately she wants everyone to learn to love the open water! Please click here for more information about Harriet

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Contact: 07527542880 ; harrietballantyne1@gmail.com

Websitehttps://swsportsperformance.co.uk/about/

Open Water Swim Coaching Pricing

Wavelength Swimming – Sam Holland

Swim Coach & underwater video analysis coach

Sam will focus on his coaching on intermediate to advanced swimmers – his sessions will focus on the swimmers technique and efficiency enabling a smooth more sustainable stroke. He will provide specific swimming sessions and sets that will build the athletes endurance and speed to unlock their true potential. He will also be able to provide vital race pointers, tactics and skills for swimming in open water. Sam really understands the importance of an effective stroke technique and how it can help with efficient swimming – his knowledge and 18 years of experience will be demonstrated in every session.

Open Water House Rules

*Ensure you are prompt for your swim session

*All swimmers require a brightly coloured hat – coaches can provide a tow float for 1:2:1 sessions if required

*All swimmers need to be able to swim at least 15 minutes without stopping in a swimming pool

*Swimmers are to fill out a medical questionnaire and read the Alderford swim waiver before a session

*All swimmers MUST sign in and out with the coaches before and after swim

*Payment for 1:2:1, 2:2:1 and groups to be received prior to the session via direct debit or cash at the start of the session.

*Early bird sessions are cash on the day, unless purchasing a book of sessions (direct debit)