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Become a member of the Institute of Swimming, and we can offer you support and help to develop your teaching and coaching capabilities.
Membership is open to every UK qualified swimming teacher and coach and provides benefits that make your life easier.
The benefits you’ll enjoy:
You can display your status as a member by using designatory letters on your business cards and emails. These are awarded based on your level of qualifications and recognises your dedication to the aquatics profession. MIOS: Member of Institute of Swimming – if you’re Level 1 qualified. FIOS: Fellow of Institute of Swimming – if you’re Level 2 qualified or above.
The wellbeing of our swimming community is our priority and over the coming weeks, we want to provide opportunities to keep in touch. Here are our upcoming home-based learning and activities for you to get involved with. Swim England ‘Not on the Road Shows’ With us all staying indoors, Swim England have moved their regular regional roadshows to webinars, for free. We will be supporting Swim England by delivering popular topics such as
The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting our society as a whole. Just like you, our current ways of life are changing every day and we are working hard to adapt in the best interests of our staff, our community and everyone who attends our courses. We’re in this together and we are committed as ever, and will do everything in our power to take care of one another. The wellbeing of our swimming community is our priority and over
You will all be aware of the current situation with the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and wellbeing of anyone who attends or supports our courses are of paramount importance to everyone at the Institute of Swimming. The Institute of Swimming is currently following the latest guidance from the Government and Public Health England and is advising its customers and members to do the same. Your training We are
We are celebrating British Science Week with some out-of-this-world activities to experiment with in your swimming lessons. Aliens and Astronauts The Astronauts cross the Galaxy (pool) moving in different directions avoiding the Alien. The Alien waits in the middle of the pool. Astronauts are safe if they float with their face submerged blowing bubbles. Astronauts that are caught by Aliens, also become Aliens. When there are
World Book Day is on 5 March and we’ve come up with some ideas so you can bring books to life in your swimming lessons. Using the power of storytelling is a great way to inspire your swimmers and get participants to have fun while learning new skills. Miss Trunchbull Lookout - Matilda Miss Trunchbull is the Headmistress / Principal of Crunchem Hall Elementary School, attended by Matilda. In the book, she is depicted as a ‘gigantic terror,
Active Luton has successfully created opportunities for its BAME community, specifically targeting Muslim women and girls to embrace learning to swim and beyond. In partnership with the Institute of Swimming, Active Luton trained 64 female swimming teachers through their Level One and Two Swim England Qualifications (SEQ) last year, with 21 of the newly qualified teachers having BAME heritage. Active Luton has also timetabled women-only and