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This online learning will support you in delivering practical sessions that focus on the development of front crawl technique.
This online learning will support you in delivering practical sessions that focus on the development of backstroke technique.
This online learning will support you in delivering practical sessions that focus on the development of breaststroke technique.
This online learning will support you in delivering practical sessions that focus on the development of butterfly technique.
This free interactive resource gives an introduction to School Swimming and Water Safety, including guidance on training, standards and a summary of the core aquatic and safe self-rescue skills.
Equips Level 2 swimming teachers with the in-depth knowledge needed to deliver school swimming lessons that meet national curriculum requirements.
Developed with Swim England to help you prepare and deliver swimming lessons for adults
This online learning introduces the basics of front crawl and backstroke and is perfect for those who are new to swimming.
This online learning introduces the basics of breaststroke and butterfly and is perfect for those who are new to swimming.
This free interactive online resource provides swimming teachers with guidance on how to use mobile devices safely and effectively.
This e-learning covers two modules: Deaf Friendly Swimming and Visually Impaired Friendly Swimming. It will help ensure that deaf, hard of hearing and visually impaired young people are fully supported in accessing swimming lessons and training.
This CPD will give you an introduction to disability swimming. It covers best practice and how to support the inclusion of disabled people in swimming lessons and clubs. Completion of this CPD is a requirement for clubs to achieve SwimMark.
This free online learning provides support and guidance for officials refereeing small or locally-run competitions.
This free online resource has been created with Swim England to give everyone involved in clubs a basic overview of child safeguarding.
This online learning is the first step to achieving Judge 1 status for swimming technical officiating. You must be at least 15 years of age at the start of the course.
This online learning is aimed at technical officials from across swimming, water polo, synchronised swimming, diving and open water.
This e-learning will give you an introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion, covering the approach to inclusion, use of appropriate language and the importance of adaption.
This interactive e-learning will give you an introduction to lesson planning.
The Institute of Swimming has joined forces with the local Active Partnership – Active Together, to help support the countywide shortages of swimming teachers across the leisure sector. The new Swimming Teacher Recruitment Academy aims to source and train 46 new swimming teachers, to ensure leisure operators across Leicestershire have a sufficient workforce to meet the increased demand for swimming lessons. The recruitment academy will
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