Group Clinics

With the current covid restrictions, our clinic days are currently on hold. We will resume as soon as we can, sorry for the inconvenience!

One Day
Stroke Correction Clinics

Perfect for any swimmer who wants..

To understand what is holding them back

Improve their technique and become a more efficient and faster swimmer.

Enjoy an interesting, fun day with like-minded people.

Take home a range of products and

the knowledge and skills that

will drive you towards your swimming goals

 

This is how your day will pan out…

Starting in the Classroom, we…

  • Explain the Swim Smooth Wales 3 Keys to successfully improving your swimming
     

  • Study a range of elite swimmers to understand what effective swimming is and how to improve your own.
     

  • Discuss endurance training and the benefit of understanding and working with your CSS (Critical Swim Speed) rate.

Moving to the Pool, we…

  • Film you individually from several angles

  • Complete a CSS (Critical Swim Speed) test

Back to the classroom…

  • To analyse your video and give individual feedback

  • Group-learning opportunities as we review and discuss the videos

  • Your CSS result and how to use a tempo trainer

Finally, return to the pool…

  • For stroke correction, with radio communication from your coach for instant feedback, as you swim

  • Instruction on how to use a tempo trainer for the most effective endurance training (Please go to our online shop if you would like to purchase a Tempo Trainer in advance, we can then set it up for you on the day)

IN ADDITION, you will TAKE HOME

  • A recording of your swim video and stroke correction session for your future reference (no need to make notes! :)   
     

  • A list of prescribed drills, specific to your personal needs. Based on the proven Swim Smooth correction hierarchy
     

  • A month’s FREE subscription to the Swim Smooth Guru App, providing guidance and videos of the drills prescribed. 
     

  • A 10 week CSS training plan to focus on your fitness and endurance.
     

  • An awesome Swim Smooth Wales swimming hat! (probably the best swimming hat in the World! ;)  

Ability: You need to be able to swim 100m continuous freestyle for the stroke correction.  For the CSS test (which is not compulsory :) you need to swim 400m continuous freestyle.

Cost: £65  per person
 

Groups: If you would like to organise your own group or club event, please Contact Us to discuss costs.
 

Group Size: between 6 and 14 (According to Covid 19 Guidelines at the time)

Location: Aberavon Leisure & Fitness Centre, The Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot, SA12 6QW, United Kingdom.
 

Website: https://alf.celticleisure.org

Phone: +44 300 365 5566

ONE DAY
OPEN WATER CLINICS

“From the Pool to the Sea in 1 Day”

Perfect for..

Swimmers who have never swum in the sea

Swimmers who are nervous of open water and want to develop confidence.  

Swimmers of all ability who want to hone their open water technique and skills.

An interesting, fun day in a supportive and

safe environment.

Starting in the Classroom, we…

  • Discuss any concerns about swimming in the sea (we just get it all out there!)

  • Gain a better understanding of the open water environment

  • Understand how you can stay safe

  • Review strategies to manage anxiety and those dreaded race starts

  • Understand cold water, its dangers and benefits

  • Review the open water skills we will complete in the pool

Moving to the Pool, we practice the following skills

  • Race Starts

  • Drafting

  • Sighting

  • Buoy turns

Back to the classroom to…

  • Review swim specific wetsuits – what type is best for you?

  • Learn how to put on your wetsuit properly

  • Receive the safety briefing for the open water session

  • Understand and prepare for your ‘warming’ up protocol

  • Receive your awesome Swim Smooth Wales Open Water swimming hat! (probably the best open water swimming hat in the World! ;)  

A short walk to the Sea…

  • Meet our lifeguard

  • On site safety briefing

  • 30 minute coached open water session

Finally, back to the classroom…

  • Carry out warming up protocol

  • Final wrap up and farewell

Ability: You need to be able to swim 500m continuous freestyle.

Cost: £65  per person

Groups: If you would like to organise your own group or club event.  Please Contact Us to discuss costs.
 

Group Size: between 6 and 14 (According to Covid 19 Guidelines at the time)

 

Indoor Location:  Aberavon Leisure & Fitness Centre, The Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot, SA12 6QW, United Kingdom.
 

Website: https://alf.celticleisure.org

Phone: +44 300 365 5566Top of Form

Open Water Location: https://what3words.com/mice.haven.codes

 (Download the FREE What 3 Words app, and search the above three words to find the exact location)

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