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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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While swimming is the best full-body exercise you can find, it’s important to know about and take care of your body outside of the water.

If you're interested in the best diet to keep for a healthy body, head straight to our Nutrition section.

Otherwise, explore this Bodywork section for the low-down on your muscles and how best to take care of them.

  • Including stretching in your warm-up is paramount if you're looking to reap the most benefits from your swimming session - learn more about Stretching and Warm-ups here.
  • To cut to the chase, head straight to our Stretching Guide for the best way to stretch your key muscle groups before you swim.
  • Want some exercises to do away from the pool? Let Fran Halsall's Core Exercises widget lead the way - follow eight simple steps to an effective core workout from the comfort of your own home.
  • Looking to build a bit more muscle? Grant Turner's Gym Exercises is a similar widget with an eight-step guide to strengthening your 'swimming body' in the gym.

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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