20 August 2015
There is a common misconception that teaching and coaching are simply two forms of a single role; teachers help beginners, while coaches work with advanced swimmers.
11 June 2015
The IoS are running Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming courses in August 2015, with bookings closing on the 26th June.
24 April 2014
Recently, the EFDS (English Federation of Disability Sport) launched their ‘Charter for Change’, which aims to lead more disabled people to being active for life.
25 March 2015
Historically, gaining knowledge to pass on to your participants was seen as the most effective way of developing yourself as a coach.
17 February 2015
In order to be a successful and high performing coach, you need to have the ability to get the person you are coaching from the place they are, to where you would both like to be. Self awareness is something that has a huge impact on the participant’s journey.
16 May 2012
Baby and toddler swimming instructors are to benefit from a brand new specialised qualification that leads the way in providing a world class network of highly qualified teachers.
To support the inclusion of disabled people in swimming, the Institute of Swimming (IoS) provide a free online seminar which takes just one hour to complete.
26 August 2011
Baby swimming specialists Water Babies and the Institute of Swimming (IoS) have signed a Skills Pledge to provide premium education and training in baby and pre-school swimming, developing the only ASA externally accredited programme for under-four-year olds.