Open Water Swim Camp with SwimForTri

23rd - 29th September 2022

This camp is aimed at intermediate level swimmers and Triathletes/ Open water swimmers looking to find clear, concise and helpful coaching towards faster swimming in Open water. This camp will enable participants to swim faster and more confidently.



This is the camp to understand how to gain confidence in Open-water. It will help you swim just the racecourse distance as many unnecessarily add 100's of metres, teach you how often you should sight and help with relaxed breathing. We can help with the OW FC technique as it can differ from pool swimming and wetsuit fitting skills. Race tactics will be covered, and we can help both Triathletes and those just racing Openwater.

The sessions are perfect for competitors from Openwater newcomers to intermediate levels (but several Pros have also attended in the past!). The aim is to mix practical workouts with talks, videos and demonstrations. Athletes who have a few years of endurance training in Swimming or Triathlon will find it manageable and entertaining. Please remember your swim equipment such as a pool buoy, kickboard, flippers and a wetsuit.

Comment from a former guest:

"Wow. You work incredibly hard. Thanks for your talent, swim brilliance, enthusiasm and sense of fun. Book chapters, drill set reminders and the prospect of homework (eek!). And you made time to edit filming of us all - which I'm sure will continue to be super instructive.
Thank you to all concerned.  To say that the week is value for money is an understatement.
In summary, the swim camp was (very) challenging, instructive and a complete joy!
Thank you!!" Karen, 2016 

"Thank you, Dan – definitely my best swim camp so far!! Your inspiration and patience were amazing. I couldn't imagine before I joined this camp that I'd be able to complete the 1.9 km open water swim - you and the team were absolutely fantastic from start to finish - thank you ALL." Alan, March 2017

"I really enjoyed the swim camp and learnt so much. The coaches were excellent and kept every session different and interesting. The filming was very useful, and the level of knowledge that was given to us was really good. I would thoroughly recommend this swim camp." Tracey, March 2019


Provisional Program


09.00 Welcome Meeting and Registration
11.00 Swim Session – FC Technique & Filming
16.00 Wetsuit check & short swim, Lagoon
19.00 Tapas & Sangria  

08.30 Swim Session - FC Technique & Filming
10.00 Core Work out
14.00 Video Feedback
17.00 Open-water Swim, lagoon

07.00 Swim Session (Open-water practice)
10.30 Dryland Swim Exercises
17.00 Swim Session (OW Fitness)

07.00 Swim Session (Open-water practice)
13.00 Swim Session (Open water 
           FC Technique)
14.30 Core Work out
16.00 Talk
17.00 Optional swim in the lagoon

09.30 Departure to Puerto del Carmen
17.00 Swim Session

07.00 Swim Session (Open-water practice)
12.00 Dryland Swim Exercises
13.00 SWIM Q&A
17.00 Race: IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote
           Swim course
19.30 Dinner

11.00 Optional Swim


is a swim group par excellence who have been teaching nearly 20years and know how to teach Triathletes and OW swimmers to swim at their best. They bring with them state of the art  equipment for filming, analysis and a level of experience which is second to none. The coaches hold such awards as 220 Tri Coach of the Year 2004 (runner up 2016), and London Region coach of the year 2005. More recently partnerships have been made with Speedo (openwater advisory coaches)  The Outdoor Swimming Society, VASA, Marathon Swims and Swim Serpentine. SFT regularly contribute articles to Tri247, Triathlete Europe, Outdoor Swimmer and Training Peaks. Add to this qualifications held in Swimming, Personal Training, Triathlon and Outdoor Swimming with the ASA, ASCA, BTF, RLSS along with national and international awards in masters OW swimming the group really practice what they preach.

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The fee is 210€, including all activities in the program, a t-shirt and the celebratory dinner.

Places are limited; early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment. Please note that the camp is restricted to guests staying at Club La Santa.

From time to time, there are not enough participants in an event to ensure that everyone can enjoy a good experience, in which case we reserve the right to cancel. This happens rarely, and should this occur, you would be refunded the total amount of the event.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please send an email to

Open Water Swim Camp €210.00

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