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Open Water 1-to-1 Coaching Season 2022 is here!

Expert level open water coaching with South West Swim.

South West Swim 1-to-1’s are totally 

individual and bespoke to each swimmer, tailoring the session to the needs and development of each individual.

Depending on the session goals and swimmer ability our 1-to-1’s include video notes and overview video analysis, stroke analytics with our Funky AI tech, full session review notes, online swim programs and video guides to progress your swimming after (or in between) your sessions.  

You will be in the safe hands of head coach Jason Tait who has vast swimming & coaching knowledge with all ages and levels of swimmers from total beginners to channel swimmers and world qualifiers. 

– Certified Swim Smooth Coach

– Swim England Swim Coach and Teacher

– Swim England and STA qualified Open Water Coach (and STA Tutor & Coaching working group member)

– RLSS Open Water Lifeguard

– DBS Checked

South West Swim is the longest running full time provider of open water swim coaching services in the Cotswolds.  We are trusted by governing bodies, event organisers, lake operators, media outlets and importantly thousands of swimmers over the years.

Head to our open water page to get your session booked in or talk to us for advice on Jason@southwestswim.co.uk / Tel. 07751793234 

We believe our Open Water 1-to-1’s are the very best in the area and a sessions like no other with much more to give for your development………..but we would say that.  So to see honest opinions from previous athletes head to our reviews section and see what others have to say.

Welcome To South West Swim – Swim Smooth Swindon & Cotswolds

The premier swim coaching provider in Swindon, The Cotswolds and Surrounding Areas

South West Swim are one of the most established Open Water & Stroke Correction Coaching providers in the South West offering Swim Smooth certified coaching sessions for adults and Juniors.

Led by Head Coach Jason Tait we offer swimming sessions in the pool and open water for complete novices, triathletes, marathon swimmers and elite age groupers.

Jason is a Certified Swim Smooth Coach, Swim England Coach & Teacher, Swim England Open Water Specialist Coach, STA Open Water Specialist Coach & Open Water Coach Tutor and a STA Coach education contributor.

Dive into our website to see how we can help take your swimming to the next level with the most comprehensive services, support and guidance available.

Whether you are a complete novice, marathon swimmer, Ironman athlete, elite athlete or anywhere in between, we have you covered. 

Video: Head Coach Jason Tait introduces you to South West Swim

Helping You Achieve Success!


 Unlock Your Full Swimming Potential.

At South West Swim we put Swimmers first!

As swimmers ourselves we care deeply about your swimming, we’ve done the swims, competed in the events and overcome the nerves and fears of the big challenges.  So we can really appreciate and relate to the goals, ambitions and targets you set yourself and realise that swimming is not only a physical challenge and activity, but can also be a conquest for greatness in every individual.  

This is the driving force behind what we do and how we coach and develop our swimmers.  We tailor sessions to individual needs and targets, swimming can be a tough game and there is no magic pill apart from great coaching and hard work, even if the road is long and winding we will get you to your destination.

Video: South West Swim Show Reel

Putting swimmers first

The South West's ONLY Certified Swim Smooth coach, offering world class technical coaching, video analysis and open water coaching

Fully qualified as a pool coach, swim teacher and open water coach

Qualified STA open water tutor & contributor to STA open water coaching course

Full commercial insurance

Experienced, we have coached over 1500 individual swimmers from beginners to world champions and an Olympic athlete

Consultancy services for lake operators, event organisers and media outlets including the BBC

What We do

Open Water Sessions

Join us in the open water this season.
See how we can improve your swimming with a session in one of the lakes in the Cotswolds.  We can offer 1-to-1 Sessions, Squads & Groups and Introduction and Skills Workshops.  Session for both adults and Juniors

Endless Pool & Video Analysis Sessions

Private pool, private sessions, the very best experience available.

Join us for the ultimate swim development with a Swim Smooth Certified video analysis session or 1-2-1 session.   We also offer learn to swim front crawl sessions, HiiT based workouts and sessions for aquaphobics.

Our heated indoor pool will provide you the best sessions all year round.

Swim Smooth Pool Squads & Group Sessions

Swim as part of our amazing swim community and join us in our Swim Smooth Squads.

These group sessions are based in Swindon and with 5 sessions a week, each working different aspects and areas of your swim you are sure to get a boost to your skills and fitness.

Read all about our session and what we do to make you the best swimmer, whatever your goals may be.

Just For Our Junior Swimmers

Sessions to support junior swimmers

We are proud to work with many junior swimmers across the region, from various clubs in the South West.

We can offer sessions in both our Endless Pool and the open water to compliment the competitive swimmers club sessions.

Our aim is to compliment, not replace.

Workshops & Clinics

Groups sessions with a difference for open water and pool.

Swim Smooth stroke correction day clinics, introduction to open water swimming, introduction to WILD swimming and open water skills clinics.

Whatever clinic you book you are guaranteed to get the very best learning experience both before, during and after your session.

Swim Gear Shop

Purchase products from Finis, Zone3, Swim Secure and our own SWS Brand.  Collection or delivery available.

Need advice on the best product for your swimming development, please give us a call and we are happy to go through some questions with you to help choose the best product for the task at hand.

We only stock products that would be useful and productive for your swimming, each being personally tested by our Head Coach.

SWS At Home - Lockdown Content

Free Dryland and swim sessions.

We like to give back where we can.  Here you will find our FREE sessions for you to print off and perform at home, in your own pool or in a public session.

Don’t Wait Any Longer. Start To Progress Your Swimming Today!

Book your session online or contact us for friendly advice and guidance

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