Kate Mason Coaching – Swimming for Beginners to English Channel Swimmers, lives and trains in Weymouth and Portland Dorset
Kate Mason, is one of the UK’s top Open Water Swimmers.She can help you achieve your open water swimming dreams!
Based in Weymouth, Dorset, Kate has a wealth of open water experience. She has swam numerous solo swims including the English Channel, around Manhattan island ,around Jersey in the Channel Islands, Jersey to France, Perth to Rottnest island in Australia and numerous swims in Lake Zurich.
She can cater for beginners, starting their swimming career to any one wanting to improve their strokes for fitness or competition.
She has a special interest in open water coaching due to her love for the sea.
As a qualified ASA Swimming Club Coach and Teacher she is able to provide coaching and a comprehensive training programme to suit your needs. She aims to keep up to date with new developments in swimming practices attending workshops,eg a three day Swim Smooth for Coaches course in Loughborough and have further studied and used these up to date swim techniques. Summer of 2014 She passed the new ASA Open water swimming coach certificate and also is an aqua phobia coach.
Open water training
She has considerable knowledge about open water swimming, and living in Weymouth Dorset is close to the sea to train and coach others. It is safe and clean water to enjoy!
Triathlon swim training
Having recently completed a few Ironman events , and through coaching groups of local triathletes she can help you improve your swimming technique and skills for such events.
She can offer one to one sessions in a local pool on Portland for all abilities, making swimming more efficient and fun to meet your needs.Also She has various group sessions that focus on technique,speed and endurance swimming.
If swimming in a club environment is more suited she can introduce you to Weyport Masters Swimming Club (aged 18yrs +) where she is the Club Coach.
POOL & OPEN WATER COSTS/VENUES
Hourly One to one sessions or share with friend.
Open water options for the improver to the more experienced.
Each one can be adapted to suit your requirements!
One to one pool sessions are in the quiet times in the pool or when the pool is free at Osprey Leisure Centre Castletown Portland DT5 1BD or in her endless pool at home in Weymouth.
Open water training is in Weymouth Bay or in Portland Harbour . This may be training for your first open water event/triathlon or training for the English Channel?
You will be accompanied by a Kayak when in the open water.Safety is of prime importance.
Small group open water sessions start mid April! Suitable for all , to gain confidence in the open water and put into practice open water skills learnt in the pool>
75 mins includes, filming, analysis, feedback, drills specific for you and filming sent to you afterwards. Please ask for options available.