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"very pleased with the session"

All the parents and kids were very pleased with the session. We reinforced some of the points that you had made in the pool on Monday and certainly my lane had taken a lot in.

Linda Clemens


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Moving forward in 2016 !! Open water swimming and Triathlon event at Thorpe, Sandhurst and London's Royal Docks. New events, more coaching courses, greater access to the water! Looking forward to living the dream with everyone!
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Open Water 1-2-1

Anyone who would rather have the personal attention of their coach in open water.

From non swimmers to Olympic Triathletes

Open Water Swims: A triathletes biggest fear? Mass starts, learn the do's and don'ts of open water swimming. Prepare for your first race!

Level I (beginners)
For anyone who has never swam in open water before (fast or slow swimmers)
Anyone who has a fear of open water (fast or slow swimmers)

Level II (intermediate)
For anyone who has attended level 1 or who has raced in open water and wants further progressive coaching

Level III (advanced)
For anyone who is already racing and wishes to improve

Directions to Thorpe Swimming Lakes:

From the M25 north exit at junction 13 (Staines) and follow Thorpe Park signs. At the Thorpe Park entrance continue straight on to a roundabout where you will see brown signs for Thorpe Waterski.

From the M25 south exit at junction 11 (Chertsey) and follow Thorpe Park signs, until you see the Thorpe Waterski sign - then follow that.

* Select Level
Course levels fit the level of each person based on answering the competance evaluation forms that can be printed from this website.

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RKC is the online space of ex British triathlon Champion Rick Kiddle who competed as an elite athlete worldwide. He has used this combination of 20 years competition experience along with 15 years coaching knowledge to bring you innovative training programmes and products that will help novice and elite athletes to train and race for the results they seek.