Open Water Weekend

Open Water Weekend Skill Course at Bussloo

Give your open water swimming technique and competion skills a boost in this weekend.

You already have some swimming experience and want some tips & trics for open water? Or do you want to participate in an open water triathlon or swim event for the first time and want to prepare yourself? Then this is the right weekend for you! We will teach you the important open water skills at the lake of Bussloo.

Requirements for participation are

The swimmer is able to swim at least 500m freestyle in open water 

without any problems.



English (German/Dutch)



 Sabine Vollmer and Helga Peters




Saturday 30th of July; openwater techniek

9:00h Welcome

9:15h- 11:00 start with a 1,5hour swim session focussing on:

  • How to swim in a straight line

  • Different navigation techniques

12:00h Groupslunch (included in the price)


13:30-14:30h option for swimming 1km or 1,5km

  • Open water swimming applying learned skills in 2 groups of similar speed. Kayak/Sub accompany the swimmers.

17:00-18:30h a 1,5hour swim session focussing on

  • Breathing

  • Putting it all together during a 500m swim


Sunday 31th of July; competition skills


9:00h 1,5hour swim sessie in the lake focussing on:

  • drafting, temporising your race and overtaking

12:00h Groupslunch (included in the price)


13:30-14:30h a 1,5hour swim session focussing on

  • a mass start

  • swimming around a buoy.

14:30-15:30h putting it all together.


One day: € 195,- (including lunch)

Two days: € 375,- (including lunch)

Note: Prices do not include accomodation.


Parking costs
By car it costs 6 euro’s for parking for the whole day.

Bicycle is free.


Want to join or want more information


Send an email to helga@flexive.nl