Swim England Swimming Coach - Blended Learning

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

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements of the course online through interactive activities and checks on learning, prior to the practical workshops. The online learning and completion of assessments should take you are approximately 20-25 hours to complete.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who has a Swim England Assistant Swimming Coach certificate who wants to become an independent coach.

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least six training sessions, coaching swimmers at county standard and above, to gain hands on practical experience.

You will learn about:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a Swimming Coach
  • Impact of the Athlete Development Support Pathway in competitive swimming
  • Scientific principles of competitive swimming
  • Competitive swimming skills
  • Types of training used to develop swimmers
  • Planning, delivery and evaluation of a series of sessions
  • Effective management in training and competition
  • Communication skills within the swimming coaching environment
  • Motivational techniques
  • Developing swimming skills and competitive swimming strokes
  • Evaluating swimmer progress
  • Reflecting and evaluating on own performance
  • Planning for professional development

Location

Venue

London Aquatics Centre

Address

Olympic Park, London, E20 2AQ

Region

London

Course Details

  • Awarding Body Swim England
  • Course Type Coaching Swimming
  • Training Format Blended

Further Details

Course Start Date
24th May 2022
Number of Places
3 Remaining (Total: 6)
Tutor Name
Ronald Philpot
Closing Date
17th May 2022
Duration
7 Zoom Sessions
Online Learning
2 Face to Face practical sessions
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
24th May 2022
End
24th May 2022
Venue
Online
Start
25th May 2022
End
25th May 2022
Venue
Online
Start
31st May 2022
End
31st May 2022
Venue
Online
Start
4th June 2022
End
4th June 2022
Venue
Online
Start
7th June 2022
End
7th June 2022
Venue
Online
Start
11th June 2022
End
11th June 2022
Venue
Online
Start
15th June 2022
End
15th June 2022
Venue
Online
Start
18th June 2022
End
18th June 2022
Venue
London Aquatics Centre
Olympic Park,
London,
E20 2AQ
Start
19th June 2022
End
19th June 2022
Venue
London Aquatics Centre
Olympic Park,
London,
E20 2AQ

Prerequisites

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

You must have one of the following qualifications:

ASA Level 1 Coaching Swimming or equivalent post 1994
If you are unsure if your qualification meets the pre-requisites, please check with the Institute of Swimming on 01509 640640
Learners need:
- to have been coaching in the last 3 months on a regular basis
- to be linked to a swimming club with access to 3 sessions per week for off course assessment
- to have access to swimmers that sit within 2 different stages of the ADSP (Athlete Development Support Pathway) i.e training to train and above over the course of a 6 week mesocycle
- to work with a coaching assistant
- to have knowledge and experience of current coaching best practices

Assessment Type

Practical, Workbook, Post Course Assignment, Online Workbook

Disclaimer

Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date.

This qualification is delivered and assessed in English.

Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training.

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Price per place £500

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