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Marine Parade
Dover, CT16
United Kingdom

This website is for people wanting to train to swim the English Channel.

Seminar - Pool training / Feeding / KIT

Dates & Altered Sessions

Details of any cancelled or altered sessions will be shown here.  Typically these will be due to events taking place in the harbour.

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Seminar - Pool training / Feeding / KIT

  • Gateway Bowling Club Willingdon Road, White Cliffs Business Park Whitfield, CT16 2JX England (map)

Pool Training

Speaker:  Ray Gibbs

One of the questions I get asked all the time is how much training should I do during the week, or how should I approach training before the season starts (for those with goals a littel further ahead)

How should you approach your winter training?  

Whilst there is no 'one size fits all' approach, this will give you some ideas on the approach that may be appropriate for you.

What should you aim to do during the week as we build up the time in the sea at the weekend?

Ray has trained many channel swimmers (including me) and many triathletes.  He has also studied the techniques of some of today's top swimmers.



Speaker:  Emma France


- CNP & UCAN - which one is for you?

- Approach for solids

- How & when to mix feeds

- Flavouring

- Electrolytes


Packing your Kit

Last week discussed the basics of what to bring and what to leave behind.  This will show you an example of the kit to bring and why.


Retail Therapy

Your opportunity to buy feeds, feeding reel and lights