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Posts Tagged: "coaching"

Guides Photo of the Month - July 2018

July has seen many more great photo entries from our guides and this month's winners feature stunning destinations from around the Mediterranean. WINNER Coaching guide Mark snapped this great selfie of his group from one of our recent Mallorca Introduction to Open Water trips! RUNNER UP ...

10k Training Camp, Mallorca

10k Training Camp, Mallorca Whether you are preparing for an upcoming long distance open water event, an English Channel relay swim or you are a triathlete looking to improve your swim leg, this swim training camp in Mallorca is the ideal way to ensure that both your body and your mind are...

Long Distance Training, Mallorca

Long Distance Training, Mallorca Join us on the original channel and long distance swim training camp in Mallorca which we’ve been running for the past 14 years. With more than 200 successful English Channel solo swimmers having completed this trip in the past, it is the perfect way to prepare...

Introduction to Open Water Coaching, Spain

Introduction to Open Water Coaching, Mallorca If you are looking to make the transition from the pool to the open water, this introduction to open water swimming trip in Mallorca is the perfect way to do it. Under the expert guidance of our qualified swim coaches, you will have the opportunity to...

Which Trip for Me: Introduction to Open Water or Open Water Development?

SwimTrek offers a variety of trips in Mallorca including our Introduction to Open Water or Open Water Development courses, but particularly if you’re new to the open water, it can be difficult to decide from which trip you’ll benefit from the most. There are lots of variations in a beginner, so...

Which Trip for Me: Channel and Long-Distance Training or 10km Training Camp?

Continuing in our series of blogs designed to aid in the process of choosing the best trip for you, in this post we’ll lay out the differences between our Channel and Long-Distance Training and 10km Training Camp. You may have some long-distance swim goals you’d like to achieve, but which camp...

Six Widths in a Yellow Cap

Five years ago I stepped outside my comfort zone for the first time in forever. I agreed to accompany two fabulous open water swimmer friends of mine (Roger Allsopp and Regina Luxon) on something called a “Swim Trek holiday”. This particular Swim Trek holiday was a long distance training camp...

Freestyle Breathing with SwimTrek

Swimming is one of the most popular physical activities in the UK with many swimmers regularly using a swimming pool or local open water spots. A good technique is vital to see improvements in your swimming. Unlike many other sports where regular practice guarantees progression, swimming relies...

SwimTrek Long Distance Training in Mallorca Rekindles Interest in Channel Crossing

In September 2009, I spent ten days on the Dover beach awaiting my turn to swim the English Channel. Unfortunately, two hurricanes had swept up the U. S. coast, turned easterly past Iceland, and HOWLED across the British Isles. Not only would my swim get cancelled, but so did nearly all of the...

Jessi Harewicz- Exploring the World's Oceans

NOW I HAVE TO SWIM THE ENGLISH CHANNEL The world is covered by more ocean than land and there is an uncharted playground of water in British Columbia. So why not try something that is done less? You might discover more. I was a synchronised swimmer as a teen, but I quit due to a combination of...