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ASA North West Region Open Water Championships

The ASA North West Region announces Sunday 29th June as the date for the 2014 Open Water Championships.  These championships will be held in partnership with Cheshire County WPSA and Lancashire County WPSA.

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Breaststroke Rule Change - Update

British Swimming have now received official notification of the statement of the FINA TSC:

Related to the new FINA Rules about separated hands as mentioned in SW 7.6 (Breaststroke) and SW 8.4 (Butterfly) please note the statement of the FINA TSC as agreed at the FINA TSC at the Meeting in Bangkok (THA) on 6 & 7 December 2013:

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Swimming Teacher Vacancies - Becky Adlington’s Swim Stars

Becky Adlington’s Swim Stars is looking for exceptional swimming teachers and volunteers to their nationwide Learn to Swim programme.

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IoS announce details of the new RAPS approved ASA level 2 Certificate

The ASA’s main training partner, the Institute of Swimming, has announced details of how practicising swimming teachers can achieve the new RAPS approved ASA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Aquatics (QCF) qualifications

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VOLUNTEERS; Your Opportunity to Tell the ASA What You Think

Are you part of the aquatic community and want to get your hands on two tickets to the 2013 British Gas Swimming Championships?

The ASA have recently launched a national survey looking at the Technical Officials pathway within the swimming discipline. They are investigating the associated barriers with the pathway and to further understand the motivation of volunteers to become Technical Officials.

 

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Regional Record Policy Announced

After lengthy discussions the Swim Management Group have approved the ASA North West Region Record Policy for swimming

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New Format for Recording Swimming Officials Personal Contact Details

The new format is still in the testing phase for all the officials in the North West and everyone should have had an e-mail explaining the system and how to log on etc.

Should officials not have received an e-mail explaining the system then they can contact Mark Davies via officials@swimcheshire.org stating their membership number, name and correct/current e-mail address. Mark will then get the system updated and they will then be able to log on in the manner described in the attached document, which I would also ask is uploaded to your respective web sites.

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