There are a whole host of reasons to get excited during 2012, with the London Olympic Games making its way to the capital this summer and the world’s biggest fundraising swim coming to a pool near you this April!
A recent OFSTED inspection report has confirmed that the technical coaching provided to apprentices by the Institute of Swimming (IoS) is excellent, delivered by some of the most highly qualified and experienced coaches in England, at excellently resourced facilities.
The IoS have produced a brand new guide for course organisers. The comprehensive booklet provides everything that is required to organise an Institute of Swimming qualification or development seminar.
Designed for both existing and aspiring teachers and coaches, ‘Shaping your Career’ is a brand new e-companion to provide all the essential support you need, including the latest aquatics job vacancies from swimming.org.
Swimming teaching and coaching is an active and challenging role so it’s important to keep up to speed with changes and developments to continue to enhance your knowledge and skills. Sometimes though you may need help to develop those special skills needed to really inspire confidence, motivate and get the very best out of your swimmers.
15 August 2011
The IoS have produced two short films which demonstrate how our expertise extends beyond aquatics in providing a world class workforce from two different perspectives.
15 September 2010
The Institute of Swimming (IoS) is continuing to add to its reputation at the cutting edge of teaching and coaching innovation by introducing a brand new online system for education and training.
5 Feb 2010
Nine of Aquatics’ sporting apprentices, including Paralympian Lauren Steadman, have been told to grasp opportunities and fight hard for their goals in an address by former World Featherweight Champion Barry McGuigan MBE at SkillsActive’s National Apprenticeship Week.
25 Jan 2010
Britain’s aquatics athletes, with dreams of competing at London 2012, picked up another accolade on Saturday 23rd January when they graduated from the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE).
The Institute of Swimming (IoS) is pioneering the very latest in e-learning to help swimming coaches and teachers qualify in a shorter time and more easily!