Using an Athlete Centric Training System provides triathlon sessions tailored to your season goals and individual progress throughout the season. As no two triathletes are the … [Read More...]
Swim Smooth Certified Coach
1-2-1 Video Analysis and Stroke Correction As one of the few Certified Swim Smooth Coaches in the UK, Fiona Ford is fully trained in advanced Video Analysis and Stroke … [Read More...]
Back on Track is both a guide for athletes and active people to recovery woven amongst a personal story about recovering from a life changing road bike accident, overcoming serious … [Read More...]
Real food for fuel, recipes for success using unrefined, recognisable, seasonal, in season ingredients. Why? The training demands of endurance sport require a high nutrient intake … [Read More...]
Individually coached 1-2-1 sessions: Swim technique tuning and/ or correction Open water skills and race specific strategies (May to September) Swim CSS test and/ or Stroke Rate … [Read More...]
How I see improvement
One of the best aspects of a coach’s job is seeing improvement across a range of athletes from season to season. A Winter well invested in following a structured, progressive training plan brings improvements and gains […]
Ironman World Championships PODIUM!
After a serious car vs bike crash in 2012 I have spent the best part of the last 4 years working through comprehensive physiotherapy to regain mobility, including learning to walk again. I was told […]
Recovery Optimisation It’s a simple equation. Fitness = stress + recovery. Pay too much attention to one side of the equation and you’ll come up with question marks as to why you are not improving […]
Off season training – swim like a swimmer
Autumn months are a great opportunity to learn or improving skills that add benefit to the athlete’s usual training and competitive performance. Off season training should be varied, improve technical aspects, develop strength and optimise […]
Should you tumble turn?
Autumn is the perfect time of year to change things up in your training, a well recognised strategy providing a contrast from your structured training during the year or resuming from an end of season […]
Getting the ‘catch’ part of the freestyle stroke right for many swimmers, is counter intuitive in many ways; how it feels, the visual appearance and even the amount of feedback from the water. The most […]