Swim Evolution

4 day clinic

Join us at our Swim Evolution clinic hosted by expert open water coaches and sports scientists. This 4 day clinic is highly individualised, technically coached and feedback driven to provide you with personalised strategies to adapt to open water swimming and improve your efficiency in open water.

Unlock your potential during 1-1 video assessments, 3D sensor analysis, small group coaching and exploration swims in our beautiful and easily accessible corner of France. Practice group starts, open water race tactics and duration swims. Our 27 acre estate provides the setting for you to relax, engage in thought-provoking seminars and socialise with like-minded individuals, whilst enjoying nutritious food and drink.

WHATS INCLUDED

HASSLE-FREE, PERSONALISED RETREATS WITH

options to tailor your weekend

£895 per person, sharing

Includes

Swim program, featuring:
  • Personal video analysis, 1-1 and small group coaching, indoors and outdoors
  • Exploration swims, taking in the wonders of the Mayenne
  • Ready access to our amazing facilities, all on-site, including our 25m heated outdoor pool, performance gym and running trail
Informative seminar program
Luxurious en-suite accommodation
All food and drink, including 3 meals per day and limited alcohol

sole occupancy supplement £250

STUNNING VENUE

Our gorgeous Chateau, with luxury, boutique style accommodation, superb sports facilities, and welcoming social areas is set in 9 hectares of beautiful woodland grounds. Referenced in Times Top 20 Chateaux, it combines period refinement with modern convenience.

INSIGHTFUL coaching

Our Swim Evolution Clinics are designed for those looking to improve their open water swimming. Stroke adjustments, wetsuit swimming, open water racing and duration / marathon swimming are all covered, along with the finer details of stroke correction and analysis. Modern technology is harnessed alongside the skills and expereince of our coaching team to help you swim confidently, skilfully and more efficiently.

Proven methods

Your stroke will be analysed in the pool, utilising both video and 3D sensors and uniquely, the 3D sensors will also enable analysis in open water to identify changes in your stroke pattern. You will be accompanied on your open water swims and those less confident will be gradually familiarised with open water swimming, whereas those with more experience and expertise will be to enjoy a variety of wonderful lakes and rivers.

DELICIOUS FOOD

All meals and snacks are provided. Our eye-catching meals are designed to support your active lifestyle but also to be tasty and excite. Snacks are available for the times in between. And homemade energy bars are available for those longer efforts.

PERIOD LUXURY

Individually designed en-suite bedrooms, stunning renovated sitting rooms and cosy reading areas inspire and relax whilst staying true to the Chateau's heritage.

EXPERT TEAM

Professional swimming coaches - with a successful race background - are complemented by degree qualified sports scientists and leading therapists to cater for your every need. Personal service in an enjoyable, relaxing group environment. Approximately 1:4, staffing:guests, ratio.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Everything’s optional, enjoy your time with us.

* CLICK ON EACH DAY TO FIND OUT WHAT'S ON OFFER

Time Activity
18.30Familiarisation Tour
20.00Welcome Dinner
Time Activity
08.00Breakfast
09.30Pool Based Swim
11.00-15.001-1 Swim Assessments
12.30Lunch
Time Activity
15.00Lake Swim (wetsuits optional)
17.30Yoga
19.00Seminar
20.00Dinner
Time Activity
08.00Breakfast
09.30Open Water Swim (wetsuits optional)
11.30-15.001-1 Video Assessments
11.30-17.30Sports Science Assessments
12.30Lunch
Time Activity
14.00-18.00Personal Massage
15.30-19.30Small Group Pool Sessions
18.30Yoga
19.30Pre-Dinner Drinks
20.00Dinner
Time Activity
06.00-10.00Sports Science Assessments
08.00Breakfast
10.00Open Water Swim (wetsuits optional)
Time Activity
12.30Lunch
14.00Depart

UPCOMING RETREATS

Swim Well

17th - 20th March 2023 | 3 night / 4 days

From £895
Assumes 2 guests sharing twin or double room. Single room supplement £250.

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Happier Together – Parents & Teens Week

5th-11th April 2023 | Parents & Teens Triathlon Training Week

From £1,000 per person
All-inclusive

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Swim Well (Open Water)

29th June - 2nd July | 3 night / 4 days

From £895
Assumes 2 guests sharing twin or double room. Single room supplement £250.

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Happier Together with Sports Generation

28th August - 3rd September 2023 | Family activity holiday with Sports Generation

From £4,400 for a family of 4
All-inclusive

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THE VENUE

Chateau de la Motte Henry is a beautiful, 19th Century Chateau set in over 9 hectares of glorious parkland in the Pays de la Loire. Easy to get to from the UK and mainland Europe, the Chateau is equipped with first class health, fitness and leisure facilities to allow guests to relax and reenergise. The spacious accommodation remains true to the Chateau’s heritage, updated for modern convenience.

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HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS FOOD

LOVINGLY PREPARED

Our nutritionist and chef have designed an eye-catching, delicious menu, founded in local, organic produce. We serve the highest quality, locally produced organic food to produce an energising and detoxifying menu throughout your stay. Vegetarians and vegans catered for.

SAMPLE MENU

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BREAKFAST

Homemade cinnamon and Granola

Seasonal fresh fruit

Frittata

Chia and berry breakfast pots

Green machine smoothie

Fresh orange and apple juice

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LUNCH

Wasabi salmon skewers

Sweet potato falafels

Carrot, orange and cashew salad

Herbed bean salad

Quinoa and tzatziki salad

Mixed leaf salad with lemon dressing

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DINNER

Mushroom soup with parsley and garlic

Homemade buckwheat bread

Mozzarella chicken protein pack

Seasonal vegetables

Black rice pudding

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