Swimming Skills Camp 2023

Mon 14th - Fri 18th August 2023

Merchant Taylors' School


Develop and perfect your swimming skills with an Olympian!

Younger swimmers also welcome!

Develop, hone and perfect your swimming skills at our non-residential Swimming Skills Camp at Merchant Taylor's School.

This Maximum Performances course, which has been designed and developed by double Olympian Edward Sinclair, focuses on helping participants improve their technique in all four strokes, starts & turns.

The camp includes demonstrations by an Olympian and group video analysis sessions covering each day's focus.

Participants will also receive instruction on swimming-specific land training techniques, tips on how to prevent injury, guidance on effective warm up routines, advice on stretching and help with how to enhance motivation.

This Swimming Skills Camp is open to all levels of competitive club swimmers, up to national level.


This camp can be booked:

  • as a 5-day course


  • by individual days


Day's focus:

Monday - Freestyle stroke and turns

Tuesday - Backstroke stroke and turns

Wednesday - Dives & Backstroke starts

Thursday -  Butterfly stroke and turns

Friday - Breaststroke stroke and turns


Course Focus - when booked as all 5 days:

  • All 4 strokes
  • Starts & turns
  • Group video analysis
  • Swimming skills improvement  


Days' schedules

  • 9.00 - Registration

  • Welcome

  • Day's briefing /Land training

  • Pool session 1 (90mins)  

  • Packed lunch please bring all snacks and drinks from home

  • Group video-analysis session / Log books

  • Pool session 2 (75mins)

  • Debrief

  • 16.00 - Home 


Individual days can be booked separately at a cost of £129 per day

SPECIAL OFFER: This rate is available for early bird bookings. Limited time only. Book now to secure this fee.

  • Day fees - £120 per day
  • Fee for all 5 days: £599


Course Includes

  • Log book
  • Pen


Swimmers will be filmed above water on iPads

Group Video Analysis

Swimmers will view their swimming skills above the water surface during the group video analysis session. Videos will be only used during the course and will not be shared after this course.

Ability Level

Club swimmers aged 8 - 17: competitive up to the national level.

Swimmers will be allocated into focused training groups according to their age and ability.


For more information please email

[email protected]


Photos from Swimming Skills Camp 2022

Photos from Swimming Skills Camp 2021

Photos from Swimming Skills Camp 2019


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Venue Details

Merchant Taylors' School | Sandy Lodge Lane, Northwood, Middlesex HA6 2HT


How to get here

Facilities: 25m pool & free parking


To book your space please follow our online application procedure 

"Spaces on our courses are limited, so if you would like to take part, please book with confidence as soon as you are ready. In case the course does not go ahead due to lockdown or you need to cancel due to positive COVID-19 test,  we will organise a full refund within 14 days from the cancellation. Proof of a positive test of the swimmer might be required."
Application Form