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OPEN WATER  SWIM CAMP WITH

PROFESSOR GREG WHYTE

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4K/day

  • 3 sessions per day (2 open water, 1 pool/strength and conditioning)

  • Talks and advice on training planning, stregnth and conditioning, equipment, nutrition, and race preparation

  • Swim technique sessions with video analysis

  • 6/7nights stay in a beautiful 5* en suite/balconies premium villa, 50 metres from the sea

  • Fully catered

  • Coaching and guidance from Greg Whyte

  • Opportunity to explore local culture and historical towns

  • Non swimming guests welcome

Croatia is fast becoming known as one of the world’s best open water swimming locations. Warm weather, blue skies and incredible natural scenery make for a beautiful backdrop for training. With warm calm seas this is an ideal training ground for open water swimmers. Further to this, the Croatian islands with their numerous quiet bays and interesting topography, are the place to go for a great swimming adventure.

Our camps are held in a picturesque and secluded bay making for a perfect training camp base to focus on all things swimming. Quick and easy access to the open water, a mere 50 metres away.

Camps held in spring make for ideal timing getting you race ready and confident pre-season, or in autumn, to build and develop of skills post season extending the summer sunshine in luxurious style; all under the guidance of an expert.

Greg Whyte’s bio speaks for itself. An Olympian, European and World medalist, multiple master champion in pool and open water swimming, Professor of sports and exercise science and THE man behind Sport & Comic Relief Challenges. He understands this sport inside and out and is truly an expert in the field. He applies all this depth of knowledge to each and every athlete he works with ensuring they all maximise their own potential and enjoyment. His passion and enthusiasm for swimming is infectious.

Not only will athletes staying at these training camps have an incredibly fun swimming holiday but under Greg’s guidance they can develop and work on a multitude of areas such as; pool and open water skills and confidence, stroke technique, endurance swim training and speed development, swim specific strength and condition and advice on kit, nutrition, race prep and execution.

A full on training camp whilst enjoying complete luxury staying in 5* accommodation.

WHO IS IT FOR?

These training camps are very versatile and are ideal for a wide range of need. Triathletes, multi sport athletes and those training for swim specific sports will benefit. Regardless of experience, ability or race distance, we will ensure your trip is individualised and perfectly tailored to your needs. Here you can apply pool speed to events in open water to gain that racing edge and feel more confident in open water.

A basic level of pool swim fitness of 1km or more is a minimum requirement.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Stunning luxury accommodation at exclusive modern 5* villas

  • Modern en-suite rooms with individual balconies and sea views

  • 50 metres from the sea

  • Coached sessions and guidance from Greg Whyte

  • 3 sessions/day (2 open water, 1 pool/strength & conditioning)

  • Seminars and Q&A

  • Advice on feeding, race preparation and execution, safety in the water, how to plan training and strength and conditioning

  • Safety boats and kayaks on site

  • Fully catered for the duration of your stay

  • Use of local (25m) pool

WHAT ISN'T INCLUDED?

  • Flights to and from Split airport

  • Transfers to the accommodation (see travel page)

  • The is an option to use a private speed boat direct from airport to our location, upon request and additional charge

WHAT SHOULD I PACK?

 

  • 2 x swim costumes

  • Wetsuit

  • Swim fins

  • Tow float

  • Kick board

  • Pull buoy 

  • 2 x swim goggles

  • 2 x Towel

  • Day pack

  • Aqua shoes

  • Flip flops

  • Sunwear & waterproof sun screen

  • Travel insurance details

  • Normal clothes

  • Run shoes/ dry land kit

  • Insect repellent

  • Grippy shoes for coastal paths

  • Local currency (Kuna) and Euros

  • European plug adapter(s)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • The maximum group size will be no more than 16.

  • Swim conditions in Brac bay are ideal. The water is still and access to the water is easy with space to leave kit.

  • Some smaller shops and bakeries in local island towns only accept Kuna and not Euros so come prepared. There is a ATM a short walk down the road

  • For travel details see our travel page.

  • Individual and up to date heath & travel insurance is a camp requirement.

  • For more pictures please see our gallery

PRICE

7-day retreat

£1585     sharing room basis

£1985     single occupancy