Information on judges training
Read on to learn more about how to become a Judge in the sport of Synchro.
The following Judge Training courses are scheduled to be held in 2013. Click on the contact to download further details (when available):
|Sun 27 January||Basic Judge||Pimlico, London SW1V 3AT||Souad Abdellouai|
|Sat 20 April||Basic Judge||Leeds LS11 5DJ||Fiona Blackstone|
|Sun 26 May||Basic Judge - Course FULL, entry is closed||East Region Office, CB8 7PN||Amy Bryant|
|Sun 16 June||Basic Judge||SportPark, Loughborough LE11 3QF||Carole Henson|
|Sat 7 September||National Judge - Refresher/ Updates (for existing National Judges)||SportPark, Loughborough LE11 3QF||Julie Thompson|
|Sat 14 September||Basic Judge||Leeds LS11 5DJ||Fiona Blackstone|
|Sat 26 October||Synchro Judge (Routines)||SportPark, Loughborough LE11 3QF||Julie Thompson|
|Sun 27 October||Synchro Judge (Figures)||SportPark, Loughborough LE11 3QF||Julie Thompson|
|Sun 24 November||Basic Judge||Pewsham, Wiltshire SN15 3SY||Janice Waters|
There are three levels of Synchro Judge:
- National Judge (N) – Judges who have passed the FINA/ ASA examination
- General Judge (G)
- Basic Judge (BJ)
National Judge Training Course
Trainee judges attend a 4-day training course. The syllabus includes:
Session 1 (2 days) - Technical aspects including age-group figures and technical elements for technical routines.
Session 2 (2 days) - Judging free routines, technical routines and free routine combinations.
The course is examined through a written examination which includes questions related to judging figures and routines, and marking of routines from video.
- Candidates must be 18 years of age or over
- Ideally candidates will have previously attended a Basic Judge course and gained experience at novice competitions.
Basic Judge Training Course
This is a one day course introducing potential Judges to judging figures and routines for Under 12 National Age Group figures.
There is no assessment or examination.
- Candidates must be 16 years of age or over