River Swim is expected to return summer June 6th 2017

During the lighter summer months we run river swims from the West Midlands Show ground. This gives club members and athletes entered into the Shrewsbury Sprint Triathlon the chance to experience the swim course before race day, and is also just great open water experience.

If your new to open water swimming there are always experienced open water swim coaches on hand to give you advice if your require it.

To take part in this session you will need to of booked and had your place confirmed via the club email address, you will also need to download and complete the disclaimer and present it to one of the coaches at your first swim.


Club Members £2.00 (You may be asked to present your membership card)

Non Members £3.00


The following items are compulsory for this sesssion.

  • Wetsuit.
  • Swim Cap (Brightly coloured).
  • Goggles.
  • For you first session a completed Open Water Swim disclaimer.

You will required to sign in and pay for the session where you will be allocated safety number, Once signed in get changed into your wetsuit and be ready for the safety briefing.

The safety briefing for this session starts at 18:30 prompt and is compulsory for all participants attend this briefing, you will be then lead up to the swim start.


One of our Coaches Ed Beech for the last few months has been working towards his IRONMAN Certified coaching qualification and we are pleased to say he now qualified as an IRONMAN Certified Coach.

The course was a lot tougher and more in depth than Ed was expecting, but with a lot of focus and determination it is an excellent addition to his personal coaching qualifications ensuring Ed is at the top of his game.

Ed will now be part of the IRONMAN Certified Coach match program which help expand the reach of Amphibian Triathlon Coaching.

Course Modules included
  • IRONMAN History & Coaching Philosophy.
  • Principles of Exercise Science.
  • The Science of Swimming.
  • The Science of Cycling.
  • The Science of Running.
  • Sport Nutrition.
  • Strength & Conditioning.
  • Developing Training Plans.
  • The Art of Coaching.
  • Event Preparation & Execution.
  • Coaching Business.

Ed is also a active member of the Shrewsbury Triahtlon Club (SYTri) Coaching Team, so this addition to his coaching qualifications will benefit current and future members of the club. Ed can normally be found at the clubs Run Track Session on a Thursday evening (18:00) at SCAT London Road, Shrewsbury, if you fancy a chat about your coaching requirements or complete the contact form and one of the Amphibian Team will be in touch.

are the latest official club partner to be announced by SYtri, Amphibian Triathlon Coaching is a partnership between four existing SYtri coaches (Ed Beech, Toni Sheen, Sam Mountain & Tina Peck).

During their Level Two Triathlon Coaching course Ed & Toni came up with the initial idea of starting Amphibian, a local coaching business offering bespoke 1 to 1 coaching. Ed & Toni decided to approached Sam to join the partnership who was already offering 1 to 1 coaching and he in turn suggested getting Tina on board. With that the partnership was formed.

Amphibian offers discount to current SYtri members on the following services.

  • 1 to 1 Coaching.
  • Freestyle Video Swim Analysis.
  • Blood Lactate Testing (Coming Soon).
  • Training & Race Nutrition Advice.
  • Training Camps (2018)

Find out more about the services Amphibian Triathlon Coaching offer HERE