We are delighted to be in partnership with the fantastic coaches at Swimming Matters, who provide open water coaching to a range of abilities.

Whatever your goals with your open water swimming, our Swim England/BTF Level 2 open water or triathlon qualified coaches can help. Be it your first swim in open water, working on your confidence, or training for an event such as Great North Swim, or Ironman UK.

They deliver sessions that cater to a range of abilities and experiences from those new to open water to seasoned open water swimmers and triathletes.

Please check out the below sessions for more information.

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This one-off session is perfect for swimmers who want to transition from the pool to the open water. This session is suitable for a wide range of swimmers from those who swim recreationally up to those who regularly compete. This session covers the essential skills you need to do that safely e.g. acclimatisation, keeping yourself safe in open water, putting on a wetsuit, and key open water skills


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Cost: £25.00 –  Free wetsuit hire with this session – please note these are our Watersports wetsuits not triathlon/swimming wetsuits. New for 2023, includes swim hat whilst stocks last. 

These sessions progress from our ‘intro to open water swimming’ and are ideal for competent swimmers who want to develop their technique and confidence in their front crawl open water skills whilst building some fitness.

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This open water training session is ideal for triathletes, multi-sport athletes, fitness, and open water swimmers. We’ll work on Swim Smooth’s 3 keys for fast and efficient open water swimming (technique, fitness and open water skills). We use a mix of the coaching area, 300 and 500m courses to do this.

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Bespoke 1-1 or 2-1 sessions designed to your open water aims. Our coaches are here to safely support your cold-water goals.

Bring a friend for free!

It’s the same price for 2 people, the price will be reduced as you book 2 people into the session.

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