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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.
Commonwealth Silver Medalist and future Olympic swimmer, Jacob Peters, 18, is already taking steps to protect his career when he retires from competitive swimming, training to be a swimming teacher with the Institute of Swimming. The world-class athlete, who competes internationally for Team England, made his debut appearance at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, winning a silver medal in the four x 100m relay medley, and competing in three
There are around 400,000 people who could be missing out of swimming lessons due to swimming teachers shortages. We want to solve this by offering part funded courses as part of our Teacher Training Academy. Rebecca Cox, Institute of Swimming’s managing director, said: “Teaching swimming is very rewarding but the cost of qualifying can hold people back. There is a demand for new swimming teachers across the country, which means
Doncaster Culture and Leisure Trust (DCLT) has agreed a three year partnership with the Institute of Swimming to support the growth and development of its swimming teacher workforce. The partnership follows DCLT’s programme rebrand of its learn to swim provision. DCLT manages 14 leisure, fitness and entertainment sites across Doncaster and, in 2017, won the Swim England Learn to Swim School Provider of the Year. Alex Barrett, Aquatic
Our tutors form an integral part of our pool plant programme and allow us to deliver engaging and motivating courses, filled with plenty of technical knowledge. This ensures our customers receive a quality experience are equipped to continue their learning at work through site-specific training and development. The number of trainee tutors recruited into the programme each year varies and is driven by a range of factors, including current
This year the Institute of Swimming has joined the Swim England Learn to Swim team to provide free workshops as part of their Roadshow. Swim England’s Swim School Roadshows’ are free regional events for swim schools, teachers and operators delivering the Learn to Swim Programme and school swimming. These convenient half-day events take place in a number of locations across the country and are a great opportunity to meet key individuals
Swim England and the Institute of Swimming have created a free online resource, ‘Mobile Devices in Swimming Lessons’, to support the growing trend towards mobile devices and apps being used by teachers to manage Learn to Swim programmes. Rebecca Cox, Managing Director of the Institute of Swimming said: “Online technology in the leisure sector is increasingly replacing the traditional clipboard and pen. This free interactive resource