SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming

Develops the skills needed to effectively plan, deliver, and evaluate a series of open water training sessions.

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This course covers the skills needed to effectively plan, deliver, and evaluate a series of open water training sessions.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who is a Swim England Coach, Swimming Teacher or Triathlon Coach and who wants to become an independent open water coach.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities, and practical learning, both poolside and in an open water environment.

You will learn about:

  • The roles and responsibilities of coaching open water swimming
  • The advantages and disadvantages of different types of equipment
  • The different opportunities available to open water swimmers
  • How to plan for open water coaching sessions
  • How to develop session management skills

Prerequisites

You must be at least 17 years of age and a Swim England Swimming Coach (or equivalent), Triathlon Coach or Swimming Teacher with experience of swimming in an open water environment.