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School Speed Awards

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The School Speed Awards are aligned with Stages 8-10 of the LTS and introduce your child to the world of competitive swimming.

These 12 awards are available in Bronze, Silver and Gold and cover front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Each stroke and award type has its own qualifying time over 20yds, 20m, 25yds and 25m (see table below) to allow for different lengths of pool.

All strokes, starts and finishes need to comply with ASA law for children to secure the awards.

Qualifying Times 20 Yards 20 Meters 25 Yards 25 Meters
Bronze        
Front Crawl 16.3 18.2 21.0 23.5
Backstroke 18.8 20.9 24.3 27.0
Breaststroke 20.7 22.9 26.7 29.4
Butterfly 17.9 20.6 23.1 25.6
Silver        
Front Crawl 14.6 16.2 18.8 21.0
Backstroke 17.2 19.1 22.2 24.7
Breaststroke 19.1 21.2 24.7 27.2
Butterfly 16.2 17.8 21.0 23.2
Gold        
Front Crawl 12.8 14.1 16.5 18.3
Backstroke 15.1 16.7 19.5 21.5
Breaststroke 16.7 18.5 21.5 23.8
Butterfly 14.1 15.6 18.2 20.3

 

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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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