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Swim England Diving Coach – Blended Learning – Ponds Forge International Sports Centre

This course builds on the Swim England Assistant Diving Coach certificate, developing your knowledge, skills and abilities ahead of becoming an independent Diving Coach.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements through a series of Zoom sessions followed by assessment tasks and the practical delivery of coaching sessions.

Who is the course designed for?
Anyone who has a Swim England Assistant Diving Coach certificate who wants to become an Independent Diving Coach.

Course payment
If you are eligible to receive the Swim England Member Offer please refer to the Coaching Course Booking Process. If you book onto the course and discover you are eligible for the offer, we will be unable to provide you with a refund.

Course delivery format
This Course delivery will consist of:

  • 4 x Zoom Webinars – During these sessions, the tutor will cover the theory topics and assessment materials with you.
  • You will be required to complete assessment work alongside the Zoom sessions, your tutor will set this for you during these sessions.
  • 4 x practical days at the pool – these will consist of a meet and greet, planning and preparation, the remaining theory elements, session delivery, peer observations and feedback. You will then also need to complete evaluations and an action plan.

Course content
You will learn about:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a Diving Coach
  • Nutrition and hydration for divers
  • Bio-mechanical principles in diving
  • Key physical and mental qualities of a skilled diver
  • Planning, delivery and evaluation
  • How to coach diving sessions
  • Session management skills
  • Communication skills within the coaching environment
  • How to use a variety of coaching methods to meet diver needs
  • Developing technique
  • Motivational techniques
  • How to support divers and assistant coaches
  • Evaluating your own performance
  • Planning for professional development
How to Enrol:
Click book on course or use the contact details below.

You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

Swim England Assistant Diving Coach – Blended Learning

Swim England Assistant Diving Coach

Swim England Assistant Diving Coach – Club Offer – Blended Learning



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640
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Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
Sheaf Street
South Yorkshire
S1 2BP