Coaching / Lessons

To book any of these lessons please send an email to contact@swimthewight.org.uk or call 07833 348186. Please note: if you are on a low income or have a long-term health condition then we may be able to find funding to subsidise the lesson cost. Please enquire.

Sea Skills For Swimmers

This 7 week course is aimed at pool swimmers who have signed up to n open water event and want to train in open water, building confidence in the sea, learning techniques such as spotting and adapting stroke to choppy conditions.

There is a staggered start for this course, so please get in touch and see when you can begin.

£70 for the whole course or £12 per session

Introduction to Sea Swimming

This 6 week course will introduce you to sea swimming in a small group. You will learn about cold-water shock, how to relax in the water, how to avoid and be aware of hazards. These coached sessions will allow you to focus on what is important for you.

£60 for the whole course or £12 per session

One Off Acclimatisation & Introduction to Sea Swimming

Swimming in the sea is very different to swimming in a lido, lake or river. Let us take you through the basics, answer any questions you may have about sea swimming and set you off on your sea swimming journey with confidence.

Learn about sea safety including the effects of cold water on your body, sharing the sea with other users, tides and currents, effects of wind direction, obstacles in the water, marine life, beach profiles and local information. £30 (£20 for Subscribers.)

Theory Covers: Cold water shock, hypothermia, re-warming, what to wear

Wet session: Meet on beach at arranged time and place. Change on beach and borrow any equipment needed. After a brief recap of some of the key theory points, we will go into the sea together. Rewarm on beach with hot drinks.

To book please email: contact@swimthewight.org.uk

Build your Confidence in the Sea

Are you a little nervous of the sea? Maybe you have had a bad experience that puts you off sea swimming? Do you wish you could swim a bit further? Book this session with our STA qualified coaches to help you overcome nerves and enjoy being in the water.

To book email contact@swimthewight.org.uk

Swimming Technique / Coaching

Qualified STA open water swimming coaches can help you to improve your technique, prepare for an event and unlock your potential. This can be done on a 1 : 1 basis or in small group. From £25

To book email: contact@swimthewight.org.uk