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Pool Swimming

Swimming for triathlons is more than just lengths, it is also about battling the elements. We organise weekly pool swims focusing on technique and in summer we swim in the Lido and organise open water outings at key times during the season.

Session

Time

Location

Coach

Cost

Who is it for?

How do I book?

Monday AM



06.30
-07.30

 

Ernest Bevin College, Tooting - SW17 7DF

Annemarie Munk - Olympic swimmer, HK Triathlon Association Coach, American Swim Coache, ASA Swim England Coach

£5

Caters for all abilities from novice (must be able to swim 4 lengths freestyle continuously) to fast swimmers (can swim 1500m in under 27

       

The Monday AM swim event goes live under 'events' on the Chasers website at 21:30 on Monday nights. 

Ensure you are logged in to the website using your member details.

Click on the event, pay through PayPal and you're all sorted. Be sure to book on quickly as spaces are limited  and go within minutes!

 

 Wednesday PM

 19.45-21.00

 Ernest Bevin College, Tooting - SW17 7DF

Andrew Potter - BTF Coach and triple Kona Ironman

    £5

 Caters for all abilities from novice (must be able to swim 4 lengths freestyle) to fast swimmers (can swim 1500m in under 27 minutes).

 

Each session will focus on a specific technical skill for improving your freestyle. 
 

Sign up to the 'Wednesday PM Swim Pre-Registration' event on the Chasers Events section of the website.

Once you've done this, turn up on the night with £5 cash and you're good to begin swimming! Places are on a first come, first served basis but we have the whole pool so there's usually plenty of space.

Sunday PM

17:50-19:00

Clapham Leisure Centre - SW4 6DB

Tim George - BTF coach and REPS Personal Trainer

£5

No set ability, but must be comfortable to be in the water for 1 hour. Easier and harder sets available depending on ability

The Sunday PM swim event goes live under 'events' on the Chasers website at 21:30 on Monday nights. 

Ensure you are logged in to the website with your member details.

Click on the event, pay through PayPal and you're all sorted. Be sure to book on quickly as spaces are limited to 12 and go within minutes!

Friday AM

06:20-07:30

Clapham Leisure Centre - SW4 6DB

Tim George - BTF coach and REPS Personal Trainer

£5

Intermediate Swimmers - currently able to swim 1500m in a pool in 30 mins or less. 

A more technical session- focus is on HOW you swim 

The Friday AM swim event goes live under 'events' on the website at 21:30 on Monday nights. 

Ensure you are logged into the Chasers website with your member details.

Click on the event pay through PayPal and you're all sorted. Be sure to book on quickly as spaces are limited to 12 and go within minutes!

Wednesday AM

06:20-07:30

Clapham Leisure Centre - SW4 6DB

Tim George - BTF coach and REPS Personal Trainer

£5

Advanced Swimmers - currently able to swim 1500m in  a pool in 25 mins or less. 

Progressive sessions with the aim of peaking at 1500m in June/ July. 

The Wednesday AM swim event goes live under 'events on the Chasers website at 21:30 on Monday nights. 

Ensure you are logged into the website with you member details. 

Click on the event, pay through PayPal and you're all sorted. Be sure to book on quickly as spaces are limited to 12 and go within minutes!

Shepperton Open Water Swims (Saturday Spring/Summer)

08:45-10:00

Shepperton Lake TW17 9LH

Tim George and Andrew Potter

£7

You must be able to swim 400m comfortably in open water

Once 2019 dates are confirmed, the event page will go live one week prior to the session. Click on it, pay through PayPal and you're all sorted. Places limited to 20 people


Shepperton Open Water Coached sessions:

 

WhereShepperton Lake, Ferry Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9LH - www.sheppertonopenwaterswim.co.uk

When: We will organize a few OW coached sessions in June/July.

Time: You will need to arrive by 8.45am to get ready. The session will take place 9.00-10.00am. 

What: The session will involve a series of drills to practice open water techniques, group starts and main swim sets in the lake. 

Ability required: This session is for those that can swim at least 400m open water. It is not appropriate for complete beginners.

What you need: Swimgear - can be normal swimming attire or a trisuit, wetsuit, hat, goggles, towel, food, drink.

Cost: You will need to pay £7.00 which covers the entry to the lake and the cost of the coaches.

 

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