Breath Workshop


Do you struggle with breathing while swimming?

Do you get breathless or nervous in the surf impact zone?

Cape Town Open Water Swim Co. has partnered with Sea Savy to bring you a unique breathing and breath hold workshop to help you navigate the underwater world.


Who is this workshop for?

Swimmers, surfers and anyone wishing to improve their breathing and breath hold skills in the water.


What you will learn

This course covers theory and practical for:

– The physiology of breath hold and breathing techniques
– The Mammalian Dive Reflex
– An introduction to the mental and physiological aspects of being under water and situation management
– Safety and Rescue
– Dealing with the surf impact zone

Book Your Spot

Spaces are limited, so book your spot today!

Please complete the following steps to secure your entry:

  1. Click the “Add to Cart” button
  2. Complete your details on the Registration Form
  3. Complete your payment


Contact Us

Email Maryse on if you have any questions.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

08:30 - 09:00


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09:00 - 09:15

Course Introduction

09:15 - 10:15

Theory session, breathing techniques and dryland breath hold

10:15 - 10:30

Mammalian dive reflex theory

10:30 - 11:30

Pool session

11:30 - 12:15

Light snack (bring your own) and dryland chat: Safety, rescue, situation management in the surf, recap

12:15 - 13:30

Pool session

13:30 - 14:00

Recap and revision of skills

  • Time : 08:30 - 14:00 (Africa/Johannesburg)
  • Reg. Deadline : 12:00 am
  • Venue : Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

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