6 February 2012
The Swimming Trust is seeking funds of over £10,000 to roll out their National Young Teacher Development Programme, which aims to encourage young people into the sport and begin a career in swimming, by providing access to nationally recognised qualifications.
14th December 2011
The ASA’s Learn to Swim programme has reserved a number of places on the National Curriculum Training Programme (NCTP) - Module 1 which starts on 30 January 2012.
30 November 2011
Young people and volunteers will now find a new ASA qualification to qualify them to assist on poolside more accessible. The certification cost of the ASA helpers certificate qualification has been reduced from £11.50 to £3.85, bringing it in line with the fees for other volunteering training.
3 October 2011
In this month’s edition of The Leisure Review David Sparkes provides his views of the aquatics industry including the SPELG report, the UKCC and the place of the NGB in the wider political spectrum.
7 September 2011
Young people and volunteers who wish to assist on poolside can now undertake a new ASA qualification, appropriate for any aquatic environment.
27 July 2011
The ASA’s formal UKCC qualifications for teachers and coaches have received a further two year endorsement from sports coach UK’s Coaching Standards Group.
27 April 2011
In May’s Swimming Times, Roger Gutteridge explored the techniques British coaches are taking to close the gap on American and Australian rivals when it comes to starts and turns.
8 April 2011
The ASA is offering individuals a chance to be part of the development framework to provide a world class coaching environment for England’s teachers and coaches by providing career development opportunities in tutoring, assessing and presenting ASA qualifications and seminars.
4 April 2011
Candidates from affiliated and accredited swim21 clubs are invited to apply for funding for Level 2 swimming teaching and coaching courses, made available from The Swimming Trust with the support of Coca-Cola Great Britain.
22 March 2011
In April’s Swimming Times, Chris Cottrell caught up with British Gas ITC Loughborough head coach Ben Titley and grilled him on his rapid rise to the top of the sport.