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The academy gives those starting a career as a swimming teacher the chance to receive part-funded training of the highest level whilst being matched with a potential employer.
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.
Create a festive feel with our Christmas Themed Swimming Lesson Activities. Swimming teachers wanting to add a little festive sparkle to their swimming lessons may want to check out the following Christmas themed games. Including some of our favourite festive swimming activities as well as swim teacher activities from the Swim England Learn to Swim team. 1. Santa and his Reindeer, stages 4-7 Learners are put into pairs, and one learner
Institute of Swimming partner with Places Leisure to help solve the shortage of Swimming Teachers. The Institute of Swimming have launched a brand new nationwide Recruitment Academy with Places Leisure in a bid to help solve the shortage of swimming teachers. The UK is currently facing a shortage of around 8,000 swimming teachers meaning 600,000 people are currently missing out on swimming lessons. The Recruitment Academy serves as one of
Halloween Themed Swimming Lesson Ideas Have some fun in the pool and get creative with our spooktacular Halloween swimming lesson ideas! 1. Warm-up Game Get your swimmers warmed up by embracing the theme and moving around the pool: Walk like a zombie Move like a ghost Be a pumpkin (mushroom float) Fly on a broomstick (use a noodle) Run like a werewolf 2. Haunted House Swimming Game Participants travel around the
Alison always had a love for swimming and had aspirations from a young age to become either a swimming teacher or physical education teacher. She enjoys working with children and has had jobs in several preschools and schools. To keep fit and active she turned to swimming almost daily. It was at this point in her life that she had the idea to become a swimming teacher, “I decided that I would like to combine my love of children, swimming
Swim England’s new “Foundations of Inclusivity CPD” launched in National Inclusion Week in conjunction with the Institute of Swimming. The new Foundations of Inclusivity CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is open to anyone working within the aquatics community such as swimming teachers, coaches and volunteers as well as those working outside the leisure sector. Endorsed by CIMSPA’s Working Inclusively
Suha always had a love for the water, and aside from swimming, she had always dreamt of being a competent scuba diver. So she decided to move away from Accountancy and take her scuba diving courses. “I loved the aquatic life more than numbers.” Whilst she was doing her courses she started having conversations with lots of people who were keen to try scuba diving too, but their main constraint was that they couldn’t swim. These