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The Importance of Pool Training for Open Water Swimmers

So at last the open water swimming season is upon us, for many of you the arrival of the OW season could not have come soon enough as it is an oppo...

Our Top 5 Swimming Blog Posts

Here at Simply Swim we love writing about our favourite things in the swimming world. From triathlon, to leisure swimming to first swimmers, you ca...

Ten Tips For The Open Water Racing Novice

Open water swimming has grown in popularity in recent years. For novices to the sport, it can be an exhilarating experience to become immersed outs...

How To Prepare A Race Plan

You wouldn't go into an exam without preparation and a swimming meet should be no different. Many swimmers neglect to implement a clear race strate...

How to Point Turn and Sight When Open Water Swimming

With the final video in our 'Learn to Swim' series we have point turning and sight in open water. As with our previous blog posts, the video is av...

Top Tips For First Time Open Water Swimmers

Continuing with our 'Learn to Swim' series, we have another installment for you. If you're new to open water swimming or triathlons then watch th...

A guide to open water swimming for the beginner : I can't see the buoys or swim in a straight line

During the last blog we looked at our first expedition into the open water environment and discussed how to best approach this first adventure. Now...

Keri-Anne Payne's Top 3 Tips for Open Water Swimming

  What are your top 3 tips for open water swimming? 1. So one of my top 3 tips would be that if you’re doing a open water swim and it’s a little c...

Simply Swim Interviews: Keri-Anne Payne

Earlier this week we were thrilled to be invited up to Blenheim Palace by British Gas Swimming to chat about their Swim Britain Event, which is d...

Swimmer Stories : Jo's Cross Channel Swim for Aspire

Welcome to our first Swimmer Stories post! Jo recently got in touch wanting to share her experiences of sea swimming for the first time with the Si...

Emma & Sarah's Great London Swim for Silas

If you're following us on Facebook or Twitter, you may have seen this friendly face pop up on Sunday. This is Emma, she works for us here at Simply...

Top Five Must-see Secret Outdoor Swimming Locations

Nothing beats the feeling of swimming in fresh water under an open sky. Compared to swimming indoors, the outside world makes you feel at one with...
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