9th May 2013
The IoS are transforming the current UkCC delivery programme for Level 1 and Level 2 Teaching Aquatics and Coaching Swimming.
05 April 2013
Twelve outstanding swimming teachers have become the first to gain the ASA Level 2 Extended Diploma in Coaching Learn to Swim.
28 March 2013
The ASA has been working in conjunction with the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) and The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) to herald an exciting new development for the aquatic industry, The Register of Aquatic Professionals (RAPs)
1st November 2012
The British Gas ASA Learn to Swim Pathway has officially launched and new supporting resources are now available.
Swimming is by far the favourite sport of many disabled children and adults and we want to help you inspire these individuals to join in with the fun in the pool.
Help us inspire more people to Go Swimming! Join us in getting ready for the Games and encourage everyone to visit swimming.org/go, the brand new online companion launched by the ASA. Quite simply, it provides everything a person needs to know about taking part in aquatics.
18 June 2012
A new resource is available for swimming teachers, coaches and parents to help teach deaf children to swim. ‘Deaf friendly swimming’ has been launched by The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) in partnership with the ASA.
29 May 2012
British Swimming and ASA Chief Executive David Sparkes has said that excellent coaching is key to the sport achieving its participation and performance targets, adding that swimming needs to train close to 10,000 level 1 and level 2 coaches each year.
2012 is definitely the year of swimming with British swimmers Rebecca Adlington, Hannah Miley and Liam Tancock all securing their places on Team GB at the recent Olympic trials. Inspire your swimmers by challenging them to take part in the Big Splash Mile for Sport Relief.
If you are on the look-out for a new challenge or considering your first steps into a leisure career, our brand new Careers in Aquatics web pages should definitely become part of your job-search routine.