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Open Water Swimming CPD


On the 16th June we will be hosting an Open Water Coaching CPD workshop....

Workshop Overview

The Open Water Coaching workshop is aimed primarily at coaches who currently deliver or would like to deliver coached open water sessions. The one day workshop has a mix of theory and practical designed to support the development of open water coaching knowledge and ability. 

As well as getting hands on practical experience of coaching a group of open water swimmers, the course will also cover:

  • What types of activities can go into an open water session and how to integrate these into a session plan
  • The health & safety of open water coaching and what to look for in a venue when delivering open water sessions
  • Coaching skills for effective open water session delivery
  • How to effectively manage a safety team and gaining an insight on how best to work with them

Workshop Outcomes

The workshop will provide you with:

  • A deeper understanding of how to coach in an open water environment
  • The knowledge to ensure your sessions are safe
  • Practical experience to develop your open water coaching skills
  • Access to multiple online resources to support your coaching
  • An opportunity to reflect on your open water coaching with the support of other coaches


Workshop Pre-Requisites

  • Level 1 Triathlon Coach. Level 1 coaches will only be qualified as an Assistant Coach
  • Level 2 or Trainee L2 coach (enrolled on a current coaching course)
  • Level 3 Triathlon Coach
  • Up to date Core Coach or Ultimate Coach Home Nation membership


Course Venue

Helly Hansen Water Sports Centre (Dock 8), 15 The Quays, Salford, Manchester, M50 3SQ

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