training & coaching

Keri-Anne Payne's Open Water Swimming Training Programme

The original article is posted (with picture) on Female First since 09 May 2011

Keri-Anne Payne came home from the Beijing Olympics with a silver medal in the 10km open water event, as well as competing in the pool.

With the British Gas Great Salford Swim, which is part of the Great Manchester Games, just days away Keri-Anne has put together some training tips for anyone who is interested in open water swimming.

News from the USA, open water swimming newsletter

These tips were taken from the news letter that was received on May 7, 2011 @ 03.57

Preparation and Race Day Tips

The open water swimming season is here, or ALMOST here in most of the U.S. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your first race .

Open Water...Catch the Wave!

The original article by Patty Waldron is posted on Northwest Herald since ???

My Masters coach wrote a pretty good article about open water swimming that I thought I'd share with you guys. I added on a couple open water events in Lake in the Hills and Crystal Lake as well as one in Madison for you guys to look into if you're interested in finding a race this summer.

Swimming, a sport we all love. The very first swimmers on this earth were open water swimmers ... fleeing from an aggressor or just swimming to the other side to see what’s over there!

In the swim as sport takes off

The original article is posted (with picture) on Cambridge News since 26/04/2011 08:22

Open water swimming is booming in the UK, with hundreds of enthusiasts taking the plunge in Cambridgeshire. JACK GROVE took a dip in a Cambridge lake to see what the fuss is all about.

Diving into the murky water of Milton Country Park’s fishing lake, I expected the worst.

Openwater Day, Tenero, Switzerland

Sunday, 19 June, 2011 - 10:30

OpenWater Day in Tenero (19. Juni)

Erstmals führen wir einen OpenWater Day an unserer Training Base in Tenero durch.

Am Morgen werden diverse Strecken (0,8km-5km) mit Timing im Lago Maggiore geschwommen. Am Nachmittag kannst du einen Workshop mit unserem Headcoach Guennadi Touretski besuchen. ( Tipps und Tricks sowie eine Trainingseinheit im Pool).

Age Restrictions On Young Marathon Swimmers

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The issue arises year after year - solo marathon swims by children who are younger than 14 years old.

These children, supported by their parents and coaches, want to swim across lakes and channels around the world. But there are established rules regarding this issue that are strictly adhered to by numerous organizations and governing bodies.

· Nadandolibre · Steven Muñatones - Open Water -The knowledge is here

source: English version or Spanish version

Steven Munatones is an essentials name to understand the history of open water swimming. He is considered the world's greatest exponent of quality information from the discipline of open water of all time and in the opinionof many world-class swimmers, coaches, organizers and amateur swimmers, is regarded as a revolutionary information dissemination onswimming every day in all oceans, seas, rivers, swamps and beachesanywhere in the world.

He is organizing and raising the rebirth of an extensive culture of swimmingin open water, a genre that is growing thanks to the regular effort of continuous information and an exemplary work.

His articles are funny, exciting and completely interesting, they are filled with great adventure essence, in which Steven perfectly combines the classic tradition of open water swimming and the most sophisticated advances in computer technology now used as carriers for pilots, ships and open water swimmers.

Sal's Swim Training Camp, New Jersey, Great Britain

Sunday, 29 May, 2011 (All day) to Friday, 3 June, 2011 (All day)


Sally Minty-Gravett

Tel/Fax : +44 (01534)853282

Mobiles : +44 (07797) 713252/1

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Wissant View, 55 Poingdestre Road, St Saviour, Jersey JE2 7JT

Springtime means the start of open-water swimming season

The original article by Heidi Dietrich is posted on Edmonds Patch since April 8, 2011

As a long-distance trail runner, I’ve always been curious about open water swimming.

Open water swim success begins in your head

The original article by Jen Boland and Lisa Sinclair is posted on since

One of our local triathlon coaches, Wendy Mader, of t2coaching, recently posted this question on Facebook: "What are your open water swimming fears?" I asked her to share her responses with me and help prepare this article.