We have a number of e-learning courses to support officials and volunteers.
Hamza Ali, 21, has recently graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a 2:1 BSC in Sports Coaching. As part of the applied and vocational components to his studies, Hamza completed the Institute of Swimming’s SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) courses. Surprisingly, on starting the degree programme Hamza couldn’t even swim. Since graduating in June, Hamza is currently working in a number of jobs; as a Teaching Assistant at a
Want to win the perfect swimming teacher present? We are running a competition across Facebook and Instagram and up for grabs we have a Swim England Toolkit, Learn to Swim Activity Pack and one year streaming of the Swim England Expected Standards videos. To enter head to Facebook or Instagram and find our competition post. In the comments, post your best Christmas themed learn to swim activity and on Monday 9th at 1 pm we will pick a
Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has signed a three-year partnership with the Institute of Swimming to help in its mission to become the world’s leading applied university. The partnership will see the Institute of Swimming enhancing SHU academic programmes through the implementation of Swim England products. The Institute of Swimming will provide SHU Sports Coaching degree students with training for its SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant
Our 2020 SEQ Level 2 Coaching Open Water Swimming courses are now open for bookings! These fantastic courses are perfect for swimming teachers and swimming/triathlon coaches who want to specialise in Open Water Coaching. For 2020 we have a special edition course at the stunning National Trust’s Fell Foot Park at Lake Windermere. Launched earlier this year, the qualification replaces the Level 2 Award in British Open Water Swimming and
Open water swimming’s popularity has grown significantly since the 10km Marathon races were included in the 2008 Olympic Games. The explosion in growth can also be attributed to the increase in commercial operators organising open water races and events suitable for all abilities. According to Swim England, the number of regular open water swimmers in the UK is now an estimated 550,000, with around 120 open water competitive events ranging
Disney-inspired fun swim sessions will take on a new theme this winter, as the Institute of Swimming trains activators to lead Frozen 2 sessions. Training is currently underway with the sessions due to commence in February 2020. Since launching the Swim England and Disney partnership in June this year, the Institute of Swimming has trained 560 activators to deliver the sessions across the UK. To date more than 42,000 children and parents have