Easy front crawl course

Easy front crawl small group course for adults who want to improve their stroke or transition from breaststroke!

A fun and friendly 6-session small group course with pool sessions held at Canon Slade pool in Bolton. Whether you are already able to swim front crawl and want to swim with less effort and more efficiency or are transitioning from breaststroke (head up or head in!) we’ll show you how to swim an efficient, enjoyable relaxed front crawl.

Sessions are suitable for adults of all ages and backgrounds swimming for fitness, fun or triathlon. You don’t need to be super-fit or be able to swim lots of lengths! Our step-by-step approach will show you how to swim efficient, fast front crawl with no stress and no pressure. To get the most out of the course you will need to be confident in the water and able to swim a little of any stroke, head up or head down and be happy in the deep end. If you are not comfortable putting your face in the water please contact Sarah before booking 07966 005558, it doesn’t mean you can’t do the course we just want to make sure it’s the right option for you.

The course begins with an online ‘classroom’ session on Tuesday 19th April at 7pm followed by 5 one-hour pool sessions at Canon Slade School, Bradshaw Brow, Bolton, BL2 3BP on Wednesdays – 20/27 April and 11/18/25 May 2022. The sessions start at 7pm and the course is limited to 6 swimmers.

We’ll use video analysis at the beginning and end of the course and we’ll give you all the knowledge and skills you’ll need to practice in your own time both during and after the course. To get the most out of the course, it’s important to make sure you plan a couple of practices between course sessions

The course costs £198 and includes the 6 sessions, supporting materials, ongoing personal support and video analysis above and below the water at the start and finish of the course. We’ll make sure that you have everything you need to continue to coach yourself after the course has finished.

Teaching is delivered by Sarah Hill, a fully licensed Total Immersion Swimming Instructor in a small group of up to 6 swimmers.

If you would like more information please give us a call on 07966005558 or email – we’d be very happy to help.


Do I have to attend all the sessions?

To get the most out of the course it is best to attend all the sessions. I’m afraid we won’t be able to offer refunds or offer alternative sessions for any session you may miss but we will do our best to make sure you have the materials and advice needed to catch up.

Is there a minimum age requirement to attend this course?

This course is aimed at adult swimmers so the minimum age is 18.

I can’t swim at all is this course suitable?

This course is suitable for people who can already swim (any stroke, anyhow) and are confident with their face in the water and in the deep end of a swimming pool. If you are not yet at this stage please get in touch with us to book some one-to-one lessons.

I can only swim breaststroke. Is this course suitable for me?

Yes. The course is aimed at people who can already swim but want to learn or improve their front crawl. We get a range of abilities including people who cannot yet swim a whole length of front crawl. You need to be comfortable putting your face in the water and swimming in the deep end.

I’m a triathlete will this course help me swim faster?

Yes. We will teach you how to be more efficient and relaxed in the water so that you swim faster and save energy. Video analysis will show you where you can improve, and we will give you all the drills and skills needed to practice in your own time.

How fit do I need to be? Will the sessions be physically tiring?

These sessions are about learning good technique, so we do not swim lots of lengths. This means that they shouldn’t be physically tiring. However, learning something new requires focus and concentration so sometimes people find them mentally tiring!

What should I bring with me?

Please bring your swimming costume or trunks (close-fitting are better), swim cap, goggles, drink and a towel.

Is there car parking?

There is plenty of car parking at the school

What’s the refund policy?

Unfortunately, refunds can’t be offered, but wherever possible we will try to accommodate you on a different course.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email sarah@swimmingly.co.uk or telephone 07966005558

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