Training aids and Support

Swimming links and training advice

Need some inspiration? Check out the following links for information on swimming technique and training. Please note that Stroud Masters SC is not responsible for content on external sites.

Injury support and advice/nutrition

FVP Logo2At Five Valleys we can help diagnose and treat anything from neck and back pain to a sports injury of an Olympic athlete.

The clinic offers hands-on Physiotherapy with techniques including joint mobilisations and manipulation, soft tissue massage, acupuncture, exercises with strength and conditioning, gait (walking & running) analysis and work place assessments.

We’re currently offering a 10% discount for members of Stroud Masters, so why suffer that sore shoulder?! To book an appointment, please either call our reception on 01453 755948



Nutritionist ResourceSearch the nutritionist resource network to find a professional nutritionist in your local area.


vital ingrediant

Janice runs a friendly local cookery school (one to one or small groups) so if you, a friend or a family member wants to improve their cooking skills why not take a look at Janice’s website

Club members get a 10% discount.


Tracking your training

mapometerlogoMap your swim, run or ride.


Videos and message boards

tiuklogoSome free videos and a message board.


monkeyseeDan Cutler demo videos


Preparing for open water (video)


swimclublogoChat site for all swimming disciplines



Welcome to the world’s premier freestyle swimming app by Ben Titley. Ben is the Great Britain Head Olympic Swimming Coach and Head Coach to multiple World, Commonwealth and European record holders and champions. With help from athletes such as Joanne Jackson, Fran Halsall, Ross Davenport, Caitlin McClatchey, Grant Turner, Liam Tancock, Jack Marriott and Elizabeth Simmonds, he will help you understand the swimming stroke of freestyle

  • Tips to help improve your technique which are preformed by elite swimmers
  • Examples of land based drills preformed by elite swimmers
  • Examples of core strength drills preformed by elite swimmers
  • Ben Titley’s top tips for freestyle swimming
  • Interviews

Freestyle swimming app