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We find that for most the gaining of a qualification is only the start of their swimming journey. The best teachers and coaches are always looking to add to their knowledge and develop their skills.
The academy gives those starting a career as a swimming teacher the chance to receive training of the highest level whilst being matched with a potential employer.
Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, has more than 4,000 years of history and is China's most important festival. The date of the Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar: the holiday falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice. This means that each time the New Year falls on a different day between 21 January and 20 February. This year it falls on the 25 January, beginning a year of the
As the way we absorbed and interact with information changes, so do our learning needs. Many of us are looking for relevant, mobile, self-paced, and personalised training. To make sure we are providing that most relevant form of learning for our customers, we are evolving our online learning platform. Our new e-learning system will be rolled out across our online and blended learning courses with our Blended Learning SEQ Level 1 Swimming
The holiday season is over, we may have already broken our New Year resolutions, our bank account is in the red, the weather is grey, and it seems ages until it’s light again in the mornings. So it’s not surprising that January 20th - Blue Monday - is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. However, instead of focusing on the negatives, January might be the best time to start being more kind to yourself. Adrian Bethune,
The Institute of Swimming’s partnership delivering Fin2Fit’s Mono-Fin CPD training has gone from strength to strength with the CPD gaining accreditation from CIMSPA. Swimming teachers who have gained their Fin2Fit CPD are able to deliver Mono-Fin Mermaid and Shark lessons and parties, as a new and exciting approach to keep children interested in swimming. Natalie McGuire, Business Development Manager, Institute of Swimming says: “We
Ros qualified as a swimming teacher in 2002 when she was 47 years old. Throughout her 17-year award-winning career, Ros has enjoyed the flexibility and variety that teaching swimming provides. Now 64, Ros, still works at Everyone Active’s Hart Leisure Centre, and who had her teaching achievement recognised at the Swim England South East Regional Awards in 2017, when she took home the Swim Teacher of the Year accolade. Ros says: “I
To celebrate the festive season we had a competition to find the best Christmas themed learn to swim activity! Here is the winner and all the other entries: Michelle Sheehan – Winning Game! Help Santa pack presents Aimed at adult and child groups but could be used at all stages. Children use noodles like a horse (Fings can be used for little babies). Place boxes/buckets (can be decorated) on one side of the pool and place toys on the