The Nick Gillingham Swim Academy offers a menu of events throughout the year for swimmers, swim coaches, swim teachers, parents, swimming clubs, schools and physical education teachers. For further information regarding courses near you or bespoke courses as may be required please Contact Us.


Diary of Events

Sunday 14th January 2018
The Art of Breaststroke- Bishopgate School, Englefield Green, Surrey 
Cost: £60 (swimmers) 
Course full for swimmers, waiting list in operation.  Please still register your interest in this course and I will look at scheduling an alternative date.

Cost: £35 (coaches) Places still available.

Swim Strokes Master Class with Nick Gillingham MBE
Cost: £80.00

This course will interest swimming teaching assistants and teachers who would like to learn additional skills for faults and corrections and learn new skills for other technical aspects of swimming.  The course will also be of interest to coaches who want to further develop their techniques.

Confirmed dates & venues for the below course (additional dates to follow).
Saturday 13th January 2018 - Basildon Sporting Village, Basildon, Essex SOLD OUT
Saturday 24th February 2018 - Chase Leisure Centre, Staffordshire
Sunday 22nd April 2018 - Loughborough University & Sport Park Only 2 places left
Saturday 19th May 2018 - Warminster Sports Centre SOLD OUT
Sunday 20th May 2018 - Darwen Leisure Centre, Blackburn Additional Date
Sunday 17th  June 2018 - University of East Anglia Norwich Additional Date

To book  a place on the Swim Strokes Masterclass course please contact the Institute of Swimming (IOS) directly. on and use the course date to locate the course under the CPD button.  For all other NGSA courses please use the 'Contact Us' Link above.

Course Content

Art of Breaststroke

Art of Butterfly

Art of Starts & Turns

Booking Form

Domestic Booking Form

Overseas Booking Form

121 Booking Form


Domestic Events

Art of Swimming – Swim technique courses, breaststroke, butterfly, starts & turns.

Swim Clinics – Front-crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, start turns & finishes.

Master Class – Practical & theory – swim technique, starts turns finishes, stroke analysis, race analysis, mental skills, planning-4-success, preparing for competition.

Themed Presentation Talks – Mental skills, handling pressure, basic sports nutrition, seasonal planning, competition planning, goal setting, motivation, preparing for competition, drugs & fair play.

Swimming INSET – School PE Staff (teaching aquatics, coaching swimming).

One2One – bespoke swim sessions tailored to the individual swimmers requirements with analysis and video diary.

Overseas Events

The above is also available for overseas Swimming Clubs and International Schools and with over 20 years of experience please do ‘Contact Us’ for further information. For overseas swim camps please see our swim camps page.