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1-2-1 & Group Open Water Sea Swim Courses and Clinics

South Coast Weekly Sea Swim Clinics coming soon at Hayling Island Beach


  1. Intro to open water swimming in the sea

  2. Level 1 Open Water Swim course

  3. Level 2 Open Water Swim course

  4. Level 3 Open Water Swim course

What's Included in Open Water Sea Swim Coaching?


In each open water session we'll take you through a progressive range of skills, drills and techniques to help you:


  • Pacing for Open Water Swim Racing – Sprinting and threshold efforts

  • Top Tips and techniques for sea swimming

  • Paceline drafting techniques and practice

  • Sighting and navigation in swell

  • Learning and understanding how to deal with tides, currents and drifting

  • Safety in open water especially rivers and the sea

  • Wading and dolphining techniques for a fast sea swim entry

  • Transition T1 - preparation, the layout of transition, kit list and wet suit


  • Mass starts types and practice

  • Beach starts and exits

  • Sighting and navigation in lakes, rivers and the sea

  • Drafting off the feet and hips to gain up to 25% time savings

  • Close proximity swimming for race practice in a controlled safe environment

  • Effective methods for navigating and turning around swim buoys

  • Acclimatisation and entry methods into the water colder i.e below 16 degrees

  • Methods to teach you how to relax and stay calm and build confidence in open water


Sea Swimming Skills Sessions


  • Sighting in swell

  • Dealing with currents

  • Swimming through surf

  • Drafting

  • Drifting

  • Beach starts

  • Goggle selection

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