Individual Medley (IM)

Individual Medley is the cornerstone of all swimmers’ development. On the Swim Skills Individual Medley course, swimmers will be shown the key points on all four strokes including start and medley turns by top GB coaches.

This course is ideal as a follow on swimming technique course from the stroke days and starts and turns covered in our 3 day series.

Ability Level:

ASA registered competitive swimmers aged 9-16 years

Max Number per Lane:



1 day - begin with registration at 8.30 am and finish at 4.00 pm


If you have fins, kick board and hand paddles, please bring them along as well as a packed lunch and water for the day. Bear in mind you will be in the pool twice and will need dry kit for the second session. You will require gym kit including suitable trainers.

Parents / Coaches:

Parents are welcome to attend all sessions at a cost of £10 for the day which includes hot drinks. If you are a coach and would like to attend, please contact us.

  • All pool sessions are led by a GB coach.
  • This is not a training session: you don’t have to fight for your place in the lane. All the work is short distance, high quality using drill progressions developed by our GB coach
  • Learning in the pool is reinforced by interactive lectures using video footage of top swimmers the ‘why’ as well as the ‘how’ of swimming technique
  • All swimmers participate in land training sessions focusing on the development of core stability, flexibility and injury protection. Our land training is led by expert strength and conditioning coaches
  • A GB international swimmer will give demonstrations, assist in the pool coaching and sign autographs