Category: Swimming News

Endurance Swimming – Nutrition

So, what do you take with you to eat when swimming 10.5 miles?               Having swum long endurance swims ourselves and provided the framework for nearly 100 other marathon swimmers to achieve their goals, we’ve had first hand experience of seeing what good ( and bad ) nutrional preparation, does for a swimmer over… Read more →

Introduction to Open Water Swimming Course

    Have you signed up for an open water swim event this year?  Maybe you’re trying to raise some money for a charity and you’re attempting the Great North swim, or perhaps you’re undertaking a personal challenge like an open water triathlon??? Already during this last month we have had the privilege of taking 28 people through our Introduction to… Read more →

Chesterfield Tri Club invite SYS to coach them!

Over the last 12 weeks the team from SYS have had the privilege of coaching Chesterfield Triathlon Club at the new Queens Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield.  Pictured below are members of CTC just before the (traditional) SYS end of season swim gala which saw the athletes putting together all the drills, skills and techniques we’ve been coaching them in… Read more →


So, we had a call last week asking if we would be in an article on a blog about people following a passion.  The blogger, and photographer, John Anderson, asked if he could meet up with Alistair and talk about his upcoming Channel Swim, and do a bit of a ‘photo shoot’. If you’d like to view the article/blog, and see some of… Read more →