Open Water Swim Coaching in London
Join us for open water swim coaching at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre near Canary Wharf, London. We are delighted to be working at an accredited Sh2out venue, with changing rooms, hot showers and wetsuits available to hire. All of our coaching sessions are with either British Triathlon coaches or STA Level 2 open water swim coaches. So whether you are after group, or a private one-to-one open water swimming coaching session, we’ll help you to reach your swimming and triathlon goals. Join us and it will make training for events such as the AJ Bell London Triathlon, the Windsor Triathlon, or the Ironman series easier and more enjoyable!
One-to-one Open Water Swim Coaching
Our one to one open water swimming coaching sessions enable us to improve specific open water swimming styles, as well as help to develop your individual swimming techniques. Whether you’re getting used to being in the colder water, would like help developing your aquatic breathing and sighting in open water, or if your starts, turns, race tactics and drafting could be improved then we would be delighted to see you in Millwall Docks.
Group Open Water Swim Coaching
We have designed two courses for group open water swimming coaching, Pool to Dock and Open water swim coaching for triathletes. Both programmes are 4 x one hour sessions in length, taking place over consecutive weeks, with a maximum of 9 swimmers per instructor. Our first two courses are for triathletes, both those looking to do their first triathlon and experienced triathletes looking to improve their technique in the open water:
1) Open water swim coaching for triathletes, Wednesday’s at 7:30am-08:30am: 16 May, 23 May, 30 May and 6 June – £120.00 for the 4 group sessions.
2) Open water swim coaching for triathletes, Saturday’s at 9:00am-10:00am: 12 May, 19 May, 26 May and 2 June – £120.00 for the 4 group sessions.
To book please click “Buy” on our Bookings Page, next to the course of your choice. Unfortunately, missed sessions are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Triathlon Open Water Swim Coaching
Our triathlon open water swim coaching has been constructed for both those who are training for their first triathlon and those who are experienced triathletes looking to gain the competitive edge. We will make sure that you receive a combination of technical coaching as well as being taken out of your comfort zone. Click to read more about our triathlon open water swim coaching programme.
Pool to Dock Open Water Swimming Course
Our pool to dock course is designed for adults who are new to open water swimming, as well as those who have tried open water swimming before but haven’t become totally comfortable with breathing and sighting in the colder water while swimming. Click to read more about our pool to dock programme.
1Group Open Water Swimming CoachingOur group triathlon open water swim coaching sessions will start on Wednesday 9 May. Our group pool to dock open water swim coaching sessions start on Saturday 9 June.
Group coaching sessions are available for 2 different open water swimming abilities. So if you are new to open water swimming, have some experience, or are seasoned triathletes looking to make marginal gains, then we have group sessions for you!
2One-to-one Open Water Swimming CoachingTurner Swim is London’s one-to-one adult swimming coaching specialists. Having run one-to-one swimming sessions since 2013, we have coaches to suit your level of swimming and goals.
All coaches available for these sessions are experienced open water swimmers and qualified open water swim coaches. Andrew has completed the dock-2-dock 10k open water swim in 2017 and is training to swim the Bosphorus in 2018.
3Changing Rooms, Wetsuits, Hot Showers and Fluffy TowelsAll open water swimming sessions and swimming coaching sessions are in the docks in front of the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre, by Canary Wharf.
Large changing rooms and hot showers are available to all who join an open water swimming session.
Wetsuits are available to borrow and fluffy towels are included for each coaching session you attend.
4Sh2out Accredited Open Water Swimming SessionsOur DSWC venue is Sh2out approved as a safe open water swimming sessions site. DSWC are planning to launch pay per swim sessions too, so watch this space for more information in due course.
Sh2out, is run by British Triathlon and the RLSS to “develop existing infrastructure to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for new and existing swimmers”. Source: [https://www.sh2out.org/about-us/the-partnership] Accessed 23 March 2018.