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MadFish Swim Training - Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE


Julie Bradshaw MBEWhether you are an indoor swimmer, an open water swimmer, or maybe even a novice or beginner then there is a course for you. At Madfish Swim Training, you are guaranteed results.

Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE aka ‘Madfish’ holds 20 World Records for Channel and Long Distance swimming. Aged 14 she began her career when she conquered England’s largest lake, Windermere (10.5 miles) and then went on to swim the English Channel aged 15, in a current British Junior Record time of 10 hours and 9 minutes. Twenty three years later Julie swam it again using the hardest stroke the Butterfly.


This time her butterfly swim of 14 hours and 18 minutes of the English Channel earned her a place in the Guinness Book of Records smashing the existing record by over nine hours!

Throughout her swimming career, ‘Madfish’ as Julie is affectionately known, has always raised money for charity. All her swims have raised thousands throughout the years and this was recognised in 2006, when Julie was awarded an MBE in the Queens Honours list for her ‘Services to Swimming and Charity.” Julie has also received other awards and was even inducted into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF) in 2007 at a ceremony in Fort Lauderdale, USA

Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE has completed many other amazing swims and records including a 4 Way Windermere (42 miles). In 2011, swam the entire 28.5 mile Manhattan Island course again using butterfly! It s no wonder Julie is known as ‘Madfish’

As a result of all her amazing swims, Julie at Get Set 4 Success  is able to offer you a course that is suitable to your needs. At Madfish Swim Training there is something for you. Lessons and courses are tailor-made and ‘Madfish’ shares a wealth of knowledge and experience to you the swimmer.  You are able to embark upon  an amazing swim journey and learn from the world’s best.
Dr. Julie Bradshaw MBE has taught and coached swimmers all over the world and is able to expand your potential with a wealth of experience and knowledge. In fact with over 35 years in the field of teaching and coaching, you need look no further. Come and see. Click on the contact details. Begin and enhance your swimming skills today.