Some photos & course information from the BTF Open Water Coaching CPD I attended this weekend in Llanberis North Wales, the course was based from Snowdonia Water Sports who have a great facility right on the edge of the lake.


The one-day workshop was a mix of theory and practical designed to support the development of open water coaching knowledge and ability. There was also an opportunity to gain practical experience through coaching a group of open water swimmers.

Workshop Content Included

  • What types of activities can go into an open water session and how to integrate these into a session plan.
  • The health and safety of open water coaching and what to look for in a venue when delivering open water sessions.
  • Coaching skills for effective open water session delivery.
  • How to effectively manage a safety team.