Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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General News

IoS enters partnership with CIMSPA and IQL

29 August 2014

IoS Training has entered into a partnership with two other aquatic training organisations, the Institute of Qualified Lifeguards (IQL) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

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New IoS Training Prospectus launched

19 August 2014

IoS Training is at the forefront of aquatic education, offering qualifications and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses to an ever evolving leisure industry.

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2012… the year to make a Big Splash for charity!

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!

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Apprenticeship scheme provides excellent technical coaching

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.

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New guide to organising an IoS course

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.

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Support with your career

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.

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What makes a world class swimming teacher?

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.

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IoS expertise showcased on film

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.

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New online home for all your aquatic education and training needs

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.

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Aquatics apprentices take part in National Apprenticeship Week

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.

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Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

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