Posts Tagged ‘ Officials ’

ASA South West Region Open Water Officials Training 2017

Apr 14th, 2017 | By
Rother Valley

Enjoy the benefits of sun, sea and sand whilst judging a swimming event! Development course for new officials: Saturdays 27 May (classroom) and 3 June (practical).


Open Water Swimming Officials needed in South West

Nov 29th, 2015 | By

Do you want to officiate at events in the open air, rather than in a steamy swimming pool? Well you can enjoy the benefits of sun, sea and sand whilst judging a swimming event!

ASA SW Region are running development courses for existing and new officials during the 2016 season:

Saturday 28 May 2016 – Cheddar Pool, classroom and pool sessions
Saturday 4 June 2016 – Weymouth, practical sessions on beach and boat. Learn about officiating at Open Water events, update on rules from the 2013 FINA Congress. Practical experience in boats and with swimmers. Plus “ Spot the Foul”.


Changes to the FINA Swimming Rules

Dec 15th, 2014 | By

Please download the changes to the FINA Rules that were agreed at the recent Special Congress in Doha.

These changes will be implemented by British Swimming with effect from 1 January 2015.

Please share this information as widely as possible to ensure a smooth transition.


Making a Difference November 2014

Nov 7th, 2014 | By
Aquaforce Awards 2013

Issue 15 of Volunteering News not only highlights the fantastic work of some of the ASA’s aquatic workforce, but thanks every volunteer who gives up their time freely to make aquatics happen.


Interviews with Les Debenham and Pauline Squire

May 31st, 2014 | By

Interview with ASA SW Region Open Water Chair Les Debenham and Wild about Swimming coach Pauline Squire recorded on Day 1 of the Regional “Introduction to Open Water Swimming” residential weekend course at Weymouth on 31 May 2014.


ASA SWR Open Water Officials – Forthcoming Events 2014

Apr 7th, 2014 | By

The 2014 Open Water Swimming season is fast approaching so we want to make you aware of forthcoming opportunities for current or potential open water officials across the south west!


Open Water Officials Training Courses 2013

Feb 20th, 2013 | By

Open water swimming is becoming increasingly popular. And like any other aquatics discipline it needs officials to ensure events run smoothly. The growth in popularity of open water swimming has led to the alignment of the qualification steps for open water officials with those being used for pool officials to ensure parity. It created an Open Water Official Level 1 and an Open Water Official Level 2 qualification.

The first thing you need to do is choose a course you would like to go on. During 2013 there will be several courses available in different areas of the country.

Click here to download the list of current courses.


Open Water Officials course

Jun 14th, 2011 | By

West Midland Swimming is running an Open Water Officials course on Saturday 25 June 2011 from 10am – 3pm at Coventry Sports Centre.

The course is open to anyone who would like to learn about officiating at open water events. You do not have to have any qualifications in pool officiating to qualify as an open water official.


Becoming an open water official

Jun 14th, 2011 | By

Open water swimming is becoming increasingly popular. And like any other aquatics discipline it needs officials to insure events run smoothly.


Open Water Swimming development June 2011

May 17th, 2011 | By

Would you like to hone your skills in the increasingly popular discipline of open water swimming? Do you enjoy distance freestyle events in the pool? Swimmers aged 12 to 22 years have until 21 May 2011 to apply to join the West’s distance swimmers in an Introduction to Open Water Swimming and Sea Training 2011 run by ASA SW region in Weymouth (residential course from 3 to 5 June 2011)


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