open water coaching

Would you like to try swim a stretch of river or lake with confidence?

Do you have a new challenge for your open water swimming that you need help with? 

Our coaching can offer you a variety of safe guided swims in beautiful and tranquil spots along the Thames and Cherwell rivers in Oxfordshire.


Introduction to open water swimming, with safe and guided sessions aimed at getting you into the river or lake for first timers in open water.


Guided swims in a variety of open water venues of your choice, such as a lake, or the Cherwell or Thames rivers for dips or longer swims.


Sessions looking at improving your stroke and open water techniques in a safe lake or river spot.


A swimmers weekend offer, overnighting at Heyford House B&B with two guided swims.

Swimming in open water, whether a dip or a longer swim, is a complete re-set for your body and mind… a tonic for your whole being.


about the coach


Having swum competitively in her youth and a regular pool swimmer, Kath has always been at home in water, but it wasn't until participating in Lock to Lock swim events in the Thames that a love of open water swimming led to the desire to share her experience with others then becoming an open water coach with the STA Open Water Coaching Level 2 course run by the inspiring Olympian and open water swimming supporter Keri-anne Payne.


Kath can customise a swim session for you – whether it's a first time in cold water, or open water or a technique freshener. 

Get in touch via email or the contact form below and see you in the river.

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