Prepare for your Open Water Swim Season! 

Sports have always pushed the limits of the human body. Ever since they were introduced, we have pushed to reach greater heights, run faster, jump higher. 

Endurance sports push this even further, combining sports already designed to push the body, and making it go even further. These events test the mettle of even the most hardened athletes, and are regarded as some of the toughest events to complete. 

Ocean swimming isn’t something you can just start on the go; no matter your ability. Being able to swim kilometres in the pool may not translate to the same distance in open water. The ocean is an environment of its own with no constraints or built in safety measures. You need to be smart and effective swimmer if you want to excel in these conditions.

Our Open Water Training program has two distinct groups with a clear focus in both groups. Our beginner group is geared towards swimmers wanting to gain confidence and build their skills in the open water landscape. 

Our Advanced group is focusing on open water swimmers who want to improve their skills and technique for event conditions. 

Beginners Open Water Training 

For many people swimming in the open water is a dream they’ve yet to realise. While confident in the pool, open water swimming presents a new set of challenges such as a new unfamiliar environment (salt water, at times lack, or limited visibility) changeable conditions, lack of containment with limitless horizons and unknown depths, and marine life.
 
In this course you’ll learn how to read the tides and conditions, how to swim out and in, to navigate changing conditions and sighting. You’ll start swimming in the shallows, building gradually to deeper water and then graduating to the Intermediate – Advanced course.
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Prerequisite: Must be able to swim 100+ metres continuously

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Prerequisite: No fear of deep water

Advanced Open Water Training 

For experienced open water swimmers this course will work on developing your open water swimming techniques, improving your stroke to build efficiency and distance. The program will cover drills for stroke improvement, improving event techniques such as ins and outs, as well as porpoising and include a distant swim of 500m – 1km building over the weeks to 2+km.

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Prerequisite: Must be able to swim 500+ metres continuously

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Prerequisite: Must have some experience in open water

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Open Water Training