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UK Swim Coaching

Bookings now open for the 2019 summer season! Click here to book.

2019 season; 1 June – 31 Aug.

Get your swimming and yourself in shape for your open water swimming season at London’s Premier Open Water Swim Training venue –  the 91.4M Tooting Bec Lido.

Private 1-2-1 lessons at Tooting Bec Lido with Dan are open now for the summer of 2019.

Improve your swimming technique, efficiency and  fitness while having fun with  private lessons and weekly swim fitness training.

Develop your swim technique and benefit from coaching both in the water and out with head coach Dan Abel.

Fit&Abel UK provides coaching services exclusively to SwimTrek Ltd. Swimtrek is the worlds leading open water swim holiday provider. Coaching services are based at London’s Premiere Open Water Swim Venue. Services available include fitness classes, perfect for open water swimmers and triathletes and personal 121 swim coaching sessions.

WETSUITS – We are happy to provide help and guidance when deciding on a wetsuit; in London we recommend http://www.oceanleisure.co.uk  for a great range of performance wetsuits and expert advice to ensure you get a wetsuit that fits correctly and is right for your swim ability. 

Swim Fitness

Swimming Fitness is for swimmers or triathletes looking to improve. We will give you a structured swimming coaching programme that delivers fitness and technique in a fun and social atmosphere. One hour sessions are available three mornings per week and Saturday morning. You can expect to increase fitness, improve swimming technique and learn more about open water swimming. This is a great session to complement the 1:1 coaching.

2019 season; 1 June – 31 Aug.

Bookings now open.  

Please be poolside not later than 5 minutes prior to the swim start time.

Each Mon 6.10am – 7.10am ‘Early bird’ swim

Tues and Thurs 7am – 8am ‘Rio Talent Squad

Saturday 8am  – 9am ‘Weekenders’


Sessions are suitable for anyone aged 16 years or older looking to improve or maintain their swimming fitness level. Swimmers should be able to comfortably swim 1km in a pool.


1 session pass £14

6 session pass £72

12 session pass £120

24 session pass £192

All sessions must be booked and paid in advance.

Price includes Pool entry


1 June 2019 – 31 Aug 2019



Tooting Bec Lido ‘London’s Premier Open Water Swimming Training venue. View Map Here



UK Swim Coaching 2019

Private Coaching

Bookings for private 1-2-1 lessons and group sessions at Tooting Bec Lido with Dan are open now for 2019.

Book here.

2019 season runs 1 June – 31 Aug

Private 1-2-1 open water swimming lessons for swimmers and triathletes of all ability levels. If you wish to learn front crawl (freestyle), improve your technique, efficiency or swim speed our 121 swimming coaching program will provide personalised coaching and swimming lessons tailored to your swim requirements. At beginner level you can go at your own pace to make sure you feel safe and confident in the water. At intermediate and advanced level you can progress your stroke, understand and develop more swimming technique and receive guidance on the right swim fitness programme for you. Lessons are individually tailored and can include:-

  • Swimming Technique
  • Swimming Drills
  • Swimming Fitness
  • Swimming Technique Analysis

Whether you are looking to improve your stroke, getting ready for your first race or a SwimTrek holiday. Get advice on the do’s and don’ts of open water swimming.

Scheduled Coaching Times 

Private lessons each weekday and Saturday morning  x 1 lane, lessons are 40mins duration.

To swim outside these times and all year around you can join the fantastic South London Swim Club; http://www.slsc.org.uk/membership/  £125 for 12 month membership


Suitability – 16 years and over. Note the water is heated by the summer sun only. Perfect for open water swimming preparation.


£45 for a 40 min lesson

*Payment is required in order to confirm your lesson.


Tooting Bec Lido ‘London’s Premier Open Water Swim Training Venue’ View Map Here



Terms and Conditions Any booked session cancelled greater than 24 hours prior to the session will be rescheduled at no cost. Cancellations within 24 hours of the scheduled time will not be rescheduled or refunded. Please respect this policy as the business is run on appointment only, if you cancel late it is too late to rebook that slot. This policy also runs in reverse, should Fit&Abel Ltd cancel within 24 hours you can expect a complimentary session.