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Open Water skills and drills 8 week plan

Author

Nick de Meyer BTF level 3 Coach, TRX Instructor

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Length

8 Weeks

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Plan Description

In this open water plan you'll not only targeting open water technique, front crawl drills but also your fitness to ensure you're in the best shape possible for open water swimming by the end of the 8 week plan. You'll be gradually learning new open water skills and drills in the pool over the first few weeks, and be doing 1-2 open water based training sessions a week.

You'll learn about navigation, sighting, drafting, mass starts, as well as what your swimming pace should be over different distances and for different intensities of swimming.

This swim plan is designed by Nick de Meyer, Head coach for Speedy Swimming, (BTF level 3, STA level 2 swim teacher, Master endurance coach Training Bible UK) who specialise in teaching triathletes and swimmers. This plan encapsulates all of Nicks training, racing and coaching experience of many open water triathlons, long triathlon events, his swim skills and drills teaching methods and from completing the Dart 10km Swim in Devon.

Purchase of this plan includes our comprehensive Swim Training Guide, which explains how to use your training plan, including swim drills and open water articles, plus email access to Nick at any time for questions that you may have about this plan.

Once you have signed up we will email you the Description Document.

Questions? Please visit us on the web at www.speedyswimming.co.uk or email Nick directly at: speedyswimming@gmail.com



Training Plan Sample Week

Stats

Average Weekly Breakdown

Workouts Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim x3
2:15 hrs 1:30 hrs
Day Off x1
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Workouts Per Week Weekly Average Longest Workout
Swim
2:15 hrs 1:30 hrs
Day Off
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Training Load By Week


This plan works best with the following fitness devices:

  • GPS

All supported devices

Nick de Meyer

Speedy Swimming

Nick has been a Level 3 British Triathlon Coach for 14 years, and has been a master endurance coach with Training Bible Coaching UK in that time. He is also a Training Peaks Level 2 Accredited Coach, and has worked as a Regional Development Coach for the South East region for British Triathlon.

Alongside his online coaching business, Nick also runs Speedy Swimming which specialise in 1-2-1 front crawl technique lessons, endless pool swim video analysis, swim clinics and group swim sessions

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