Welcome to DS Swim

Performance Coaching | Est. 2006

One to One Lessons

Expert, personalised instruction

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Work with national medal-winning ASA/SE Senior Coach Dave Sankey,
and his experienced coaching team our pool in North Derbyshire.


One-to-one sessions with the team are the fastest possible way to improve your stroke, including comprehensive video analysis (that you can take home with you) and effective, personalised coaching.


We oversee the  extensive DS Gym & Pool facilities located at Mount St. Mary’s College. DS Swim also offer expert swimming instruction in a Learn to Swim Academy setting in small groups, both at DS Gym & Pool and Ashfield School in North Nottinghamshire. 

One to One Coaching - Places Available Now

We offer individualised coaching sessions, supported by video analysis, for those swimmers who feel they would benefit from extra support with their technique.

Group training sessions & Technique Clinics

Since 2006, we’ve helped swimmers of all levels improve their technique, from beginners to international level. In a group setting, you’ll receive individual attention and one-to-one feedback.

The DVD you provided him is fantastic – my son has studied it and found it extremely useful to improve his stroke!

Deborah Timmermans 
Deborah Timmermans

Fantastic – very professional and very usable as a teaching aid. I think parents will see DS Swim as very good value for money, and be back for more! Thanks very much.

Karl Davidson, Chairman Derventio eXcel Swim Squad
Karl Davidson, Chairman

Georgia really enjoyed the clinic, and picked up some good points that she is now putting into practice. Overall, a very good day and worth every penny.

Danny Stirland 
Danny Stirland

Kyle really enjoyed the clinic. Since doing the breaststroke clinic in March time, Kyle has knocked 6.5 seconds off his personal best time! We have recommended your clinic to everyone we know. Many thanks!

Catherine Negus 
Catherine Negus

Thanks to Dave for his clinics over the summer holidays. These have been a perfect opportunity for my swimmers to work on any problem areas of their strokes. The breakdown of the butterfly stroke has helped one of my swimmers attain his County Qualifying Time which he thought he would never do. Please can we have more of these clinics in the future.

Diane Mann, Head of Development Squad Bramcote SC
Diane Mann, Head of Development Squad

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