MFSA - Mark Foster Swimming Academy


Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you'll have lot's of questions. That's why we've produced a list below of the most commonly asked questions. If you would like to know anything else then please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Q. As a Parent can I stay for the day?

A: Yes, we welcome you to stay and enjoy the day as a spectator. Previously we have received great feedback & encourage all to let us know their comments so we can develop and progress our camps for the future.


Q. What is the cost for the day and what does this include?

A: A one day swim camp costs £95 and includes 2 hours swim coaching,  2 hours land training as well as a presentation and question and answer session. The cost of the camp includes an MFSA swim hat and Marks 'Be the Best You' Booklet.


Q. What is the programme for the day?

A: An typical outline of the day is as follows:

Registration - 8.45am                                                  

Start - Introduction & Meet the team - 9.00am                                                                  

2 hours Pool Training - Either 9.30-11.30am OR 12.30-2.30pm

2 hours Land Strength & Conditioning - Either 9.30-11.30am OR 12.30-2.30pm

Lunch break - 11.30am-12.30pm

Mindset, Video presentation, Q&A session - 3.00pm

Photos & autographs - 4.00pm

Close of day - 4.30pm 


Q. Will Mark be there for the whole day?

A: Mark set this academy up to inspire the next generation of young swimmers and is passionate about his attendance during these swim camps. Should this not be possible, 1 or 2 other high profile Olympic/World\Commonwealth swimmers will be in attendance to inspire the swimmers on the day.


Q. What if I have to cancel the course at the last minute?

A: Our terms and conditions (located on the booking form) detail our cancellation policy: 

Refunds can only be given if written cancellation notice is received at least 14 days before the start of the camp (a £10 admin fee will be payable). If notice is less than 14 days, 50% of course fee will be retained. Please note that should the swimmer be taken ill we cannot offer a refund (we may however look to rebook at a later date, depending on each individual case).


Q. iDailyWorkOut - payment information

A: iDailyWorkOut Ltd operates and manages Mark Fosters Swim Academy. All payments made for the swim camp through Paypal will show as idailyworkout Ltd on your statement.


Q. How many groups will there be?

A: There will be a maximum of 2 groups (approx 30 in each group). As one group is in the pool the other group will be land training and they then swap for the afternoon. These groupings are based on swim times provided on the booking form as well as age and swim club. We cannot guarantee all requests for your child and their friends to be in the same group but do our very best to accommodate your requests.

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