SwimTrek launches specialist swim focused triathlon camps

SwimTrek have announced a new range of triathlon coaching camps in Tenerife, specifically focused on improving the swimming ability of triathletes

Last updated -
T100 Triathlon World Tour
Redefining triathlon

Having already run several coaching camps tailored towards helping swimmers train for long distance swim events, SwimTrek is taking its expertise in running guided swim training trips and opening this up to the triathlon world. Unique to other triathlon camps, SwimTrek’s Open Water Swimming for Triathlon trip is specifically focused on improving athletes swimming ability, often reported as the discipline triathletes struggle with the most.

Based in Tenerife, Spain, guests on this camp will enjoy a unique training environment – a swimming focused triathlon coaching camp specifically centred around swimming technique and practice, but with the goal of making this part of a wider triathlon training plan. With a Swim Smooth certified coach who also comes with the experience of competing in triathlons themselves, guests can join in the confidence that their trip leaders have the knowledge to prepare them to take on their next triathlon goal. SwimTrek coaches will guide guests through the various aspects of open water swimming, from drafting and sighting to arm recovery and stroke technique.

Guests will also benefit from excellent facilities and the perfect environment to help improve your triathlon performance. There will be sessions at the state of the art facilities at Tenerife Top Training, where guests can make use of the 50m open air swimming pool, indoor and outdoor gym and high tech swimming flume with the option to film your stroke. Swimmers will also enjoy sea swims, offering up the chance to get out in the open water and put your newfound skills into practice. Guests will be able to complete circuit training with time to work on specific triathlon skills such as manoeuvring buoys as well as taking longer swims along the coast to help build endurance and confidence in the water.


This is a perfect trip to help those at the beginning of their training plan, ready to take on 2020’s races and beyond. Fiona Ford, SwimTrek’s specialist triathlon coach and former Kona Ironman podium finisher, said this about the launch of the trip: “After 18 years competing in races from Standard and ITU triathlon to Ironman distance events, including racing as a professional, I understand how essential it is for any triathlete to develop the full range of skills necessary to feel confident in open water. I am very excited to bring together a focus on swimming for a specialist triathlon-coaching week with SwimTrek. With triathlons and open water swimming continuing to gain in popularity, the timing of the SwimTrek training weeks (in November and May) extend the season and provide fast tracking of basic skills and progressing into advanced skills for versatility and sustainable speed. Tenerife offers the perfect environment for swimmers who are serious about taking their triathlon swimming to the next level, with stunning sea swimming to apply the full range of skills. I’m thrilled to be leading the next wave of triathletes into open water and helping them deliver a fast, effective swim at their next triathlon event.”


SwimTrek is running its first ever triathlon coaching camps in Tenerife in November 2019. Prices begin from £1,090 per person based on a shared room. Packages includes a swimming tour led by professional tri-swim coaches and full safety cover, 5 nights’ accommodation and all breakfasts and lunches. Flights and evening meals not included.

Written by
Press Release
Discover more
Kate Auld riding on an indoor trainer
Rouvy vs Zwift: our indoor cyclists put them to the test
Triathlete riding a time trial bike wearing a Ryzon tri suit
Tri suit buying guide: how to find your perfect tri suit
Cameron Brown signs off with seventh in his 25th and final appearance at IRONMAN New Zealand photo credit Graeme Murray
What is an average & good time for a triathlon?
Professional triathletes on the bike course at Challenge Almere-Amsterdam
Fastest triathlon courses: Best IRONMAN, long course and middle distance races for a sure-fire personal best
PTO European Open 2023 Ibiza - Ashleigh Gentle
Ashleigh Gentle on T100 racing: ‘The best battles are yet to come’
latest News
Sam Long Sam Laidlow Collins Cup press conference photo credit Darren Wheeler and PTO
The Best of Frenemies? Laidlow picks Long as one to watch in Miami
Pieter Heemeryck IRONMAN 70.3 European Championship Tallinn 2023.
PTO star looking to keep the ball rolling after career best season in 2023
Magnus Ditlev en route to another famous win at Challenge Roth 2023
Magnus Ditlev talks triathlon legends, T100 Tour calendar and who he can’t wait to race in 2024
Ben Kanute Escape from Alcatraz 2021
Latest T100 Triathlon World Tour stop announced after PTO unveil iconic location for California race
Mike Phillips IRONMAN New Zealand champion 2023 photo credit Graeme Murray
International stars announced for 40th anniversary of IRONMAN New Zealand
Story to tell?
Share interesting & inspirational stories with our news team
The SBRX Group

Proudly elevating endurance sports through content, products & services

Share to...