Rod is a highly experienced coach specialising in open water swimming and SWIMMERGY has developed from his Land Based Stroke Clinics that have proved so effective with those whom he has worked in the pool and open water. Rod has coached adults who are getting back to competitive swimming after a long break, numerous triathletes whose swimming is their weakest discipline, some channel swimmers and some very talented teenagers who have gone on to win many open water events. He has also helped many swimmers overcome their fears of sea swimming with simple techniques that really work. Rod has numerous qualifications and all coaches are SLSGB Surf Lifeguards. Rod is able to 'get' your stroke in just one length.
|Off the Sussex Coast|
|Han River, Seoul|
|In the Persian Gulf|
Rod works extensively with Swimtrek Open Water Adventures - he is their Brighton Coach and runs clinics for open water swimmers at The Best Swim Centre, Mallorca. He has also written the curriculum and runs the coaching for the National Lifesaving Academy Open Water Swimming Courses.
He also works with beginners who are daunted by sea swimming. Techniques to help relaxation help here. He is endorsed by Vasa in the use of their land-based training equipment.
Vicki has competed to National level as an age group swimmer and competes in Masters consistently ranking in the top 1-5 for Freestyle and Backstroke events. Holding 3 European Masters Records 4x200Free relay and 4X100 Medley Relay in 2012 & 2013. Experienced in open water swimming, competing when possible, winning the Windsor River Swim 2012 and River Adur swim in 2013. Also working for SwimTrek Open Water Swimming Adventures, in various countries and events means that Vicki’s open water experience and coaching will suit all abilities. Vicki will swim Gibraltar Straits in 2015Vicki specialises in coaching masters and adult swimmers focusing on the individual and their technique. “We are built in different ways and we need to make sure we all swim as efficiently as possible to fit our physique”. She regularly coaches Triathletes and open water swimmers in Brighton
Drawing from many years of personal experience, we believe that coaching is not merely about qualifications - it's about developing a good rapport with the swimmer and knowing exactly what that person needs to develop and how to help them implement change quickly.