2017 Dorset Inter-County team announced

  

The Dorset team for the 2017 National Inter-County Team Competition has been  announced as follows. Bournemouth Collegiate: Claudia Ashford, Alex Bryant, Ella Chown, Honor Davies, Alex Palotai-Avella, Charlotte James, Ben Samuel, Christian Tai, Finn Trehane, Kayla van der Merwe. Clayesmore:…

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Pathway to Podium

  

A revamped Talent Pathway booklet has been published which outlines Swim England plans to provide a clear route for development for swimmers aged from 11 years to international level. At the starting point are County Associations which have been asked to…

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Promotion for South West’s water polo girls

  

Congratulations go to West Dorset’s Poppy Elliman who, as part of the Swim England South West Under 16 Girls Water Polo Team, competed in Division 2 of the Inter-Regional Competition held on 8-9 July in Liverpool resulting in the team’s…

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Swim England National Water Festival 2017

  

Swim England’s annual National Water Festival, which incorporates the Swim England Open Water Masters and Swim England Open Water Age Groups Championships, again took place this year at South Yorkshire’s Rother Valley Country Park on 30-31 July with a record…

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British Summer Championships 2017

  

The British Summer Nationals 2017 at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield ended on 30 July with Dorset swimmers bringing home nine British Nationals medals – two gold, four silver and three bronze – as well as Dorset County Long Course Records having…

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Littledown Masters win Top Club trophy

  

Dorset County Masters & Senior Age Groups Championships were held at Rossmore on Sunday 9 July 2017. The Championships had seventy swimmers present representing seven clubs competing in 258 swims with the 16-17 years age group being offered the opportunity to take part in this…

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Assistant Coach course at Rossmore

  

An Assistant Coach course, equivalent to the former Level 1 Coach course, is to be held on 15-17 September inclusive at Rossmore Leisure Centre, Parkstone with blended learning taking place beforehand. Course cost would normally be £380 but all Dorset…

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Officials Training dates for 2017 published

  

Dates for Officials Training 2017 at the start of the new season have now been published. Training is taking place at both Canford and in Dorchester for new officials and those wishing to upgrade. There will also be dates for…

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Development day for Masters

  

A Development Day for Masters swimmers of ASA South West affiliated clubs will take place on Sunday 11 June 2017 at Mount Kelly School. The full day event will include two sessions in a 50m pool, land training and a…

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Swim teacher workshops in Dorchester

  

Workshops focussing on Breaststroke and Butterfly are scheduled to take place in June at Dorchester Sports Centre. The IoS courses are designed to give Level 2 Teachers a more in-depth knowledge of each stroke as well as the latest techniques…

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