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Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal

Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal
Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal
Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal
Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal
Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal

Swim Coaching 1to1 - Seasonal

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1to1 lessons with our Seabird Swim Coaches
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45 minute 121 Swim Coaching tailored specifically to your requirements. 

All of our Swim Coaches are STA Open Water Swim Coach qualified and have full insurance to coach in the sea. 

Sessions will take place in Hove. 

PLEASE NOTE: If you are unable to attend your booking we require 48 hours notice. Refunds less administrative costs and fees will be made if we receive notice within the required time frame.

Our Coaches

Emma is a Swim England level 2 teacher in addition to her OWS qualification. She specialises in teaching beginners and those wishing to improve their technique - especially those wishing to transition from breaststroke to front crawl or adjust their front crawl for sea swimming.

Emma is a proud Brighton girl, born and bred and has been dipping and playing in the sea all her life. She began to swim more seriously ten years ago when she herself had lessons. This is when her passion for distance swimming began. Emma strongly believes in the healing powers of the sea and wants to share this passion with all ages and abilities. 

Christine is a STA Open Water Swim Coach trained by the best in the business, double world champion Keri-Anne Payne. She also has various swim teaching and life saving qualifications and is a Channel Swim Association Observer.

Christine grew up in Saltdean and remembers most of that being in the sea! She loves the wonderful feeling of freedom it gives and the different conditions that tides and weather decide to present. She says "Nothing is more wonderful than helping others overcome fear to realise the delights of the sea swimming, improve strokes and stamina and realise dreams, what ever they may be. I am delighted to be part of the Seabirds!"

Kath has a background in Surf Life Saving and is now an Open Water Swimming Coach. She is one of the founders of the Salty Seabird Swimming community on Brighton and Hove's beaches. 
She firmly believes that the sea should be accessible to and enjoyed by everyone and that swimming in the sea is a great way of managing your mental health and wellbeing. 
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I loved it!

I hate putting my face in the water, but Christine was very patient with me. Not only that but I ended up putting my face in the water several times and learned some great techniques from her. Thank you

Michelle Barrett | Hove | September 2021

Loved it!

I had a coaching session with Emma and absolutely loved it. Emma is really welcoming and open and you immediately feel you are in good hands. It is very evident that they put a lot of thought into the different levels of confidence people have and are very accommodating to make sure everyone feels comfortable, no matter where they are coming from. Emma is a fantastic teacher and I got loads of tips and techniques to practice. Will definitely do this again and can highly recommend.

Aoife | Hove | July 2021

Fantastic - thank you Christine!

I had a 1-2-1 swimming lesson with Christine earlier in August. I haven't managed to swim with Salty Seabirds yet (I swim off Shoreham/Lancing more than Brighton way) but joined the online group some time ago and was really excited to see these sea lessons. I felt I needed a refresh on crawl as had been struggling with my breathing (I only learnt to crawl a year ago and that was in a swimming pool). Christine was absolutely brilliant, very knowledgeable - am in awe of her swimming achievements - and supportive. I came away feeling I'd learnt some great top tips to put into practice on my own and I had a great swim. Thank you Christine!

Rebecca | Storrington | August 2020

Absolutely brilliant!

The title sums it up! Emma is so warm, empathetic, encouraging and enthusiastic I came away inspired. She tailored the lesson to exactly what I needed and. I didn’t want it to end. A huge THANK YOU!

Nicole Mickey | Hove | August 2020

Thank You Christine

I had a 1 to 1 swim coaching session with Christine today, and it was amazing.

Christine was patient and understanding (of my health conditions, and with me), and hugely encouraging and supportive.

After 10+ years not sea swimming due to my health, I'm back in and absolutely loving it.

Christine not only helped to give me my confidence back, but also helped me to get my life back. Thank You so much Christine.

I hope to start swimming now with the Seabirds, and can't recommend 1 to 1 coaching with Christine highly enough.

PS Christine also covered safety aspects of sea swimming and I was able to ask questions. Greatly appreciated.

From a very happy swimmer : )

Julie | Hove | August 2020