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Open Water Coaching

At Do3 we think that improving your open water skills should be a key part of your swim training. Whether you are someone who is looking to swim open water for the first time or an experienced athlete who wants to fine tune their open water skills then we have courses to suit you.


First Timers and Novices

Swimming in the open water can be a daunting experience to those who are new to it. "Its cold",  "its deep",  "you can’t see where you are going", are just a few of the things we hear people saying. Some of these things may be true but it is purely a matter of getting used to it and becoming familiar and comfortable with things. Once you are over that bit, you then get to understand just how rewarding open water swimming can be.

Our 'Introduction to Open Water Swimming' sessions are suitable for those who are either brand new to swimming open water or those who are fairly new to it but want to learn some key skills. Some of the key elements that would be covered during this session are:

  • Open water swimming - The kit you need
  • Concerns, fears and dealing with anxiety
  • Safety when open water swimming
  • Acclimatisation
  • Entries and Exits (basic)
  • Swimming in a straight line (sighting)
  • Swimming close to others
  • Basic introduction to drafting
  • Basic introduction to turning
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More Advanced Skills

If you are experienced at open water swimming and are looking for ways to further improve your open water swim ability or race times, then our 'Advanced Open Water Skills' sessions would be ideal for you. These sessions spend more time focusing on the elements that will make you even quicker through the water and help make you a more rounded, skilled open water swimmer. Some of the key elements covered during this session are:

  • Open water stroke technique work
  • Open water stroke - adapting to different swim environments
  • Sighting
  • Turns (various types and angles)
  • Drafting (advanced)
  • Starts (land and deep water)
  • Entries and Exits

The Venue

The venue for our 2019 Open Water Coaching Sessions has yet to be finalised but it will be a suitable location within the Warwickshire/West Midlands Area. If you are interested in finding out more about our open water courses please complete the form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible.


Interested in finding out more? Please complete and submit the below form.