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Assistant Coach course at Rossmore

June 16, 2017   By

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 affiliated club members are entitled to a discounted price of £310, and SwimMark/ Swim21 accredited clubs or those working towards can access the course for £250. To be able to access these prices, clubs or learners must email chris.vickery@swimming.org. For further information click here.

A Coach course (previously the Level 2 Coach course) will be organised in-County at the end of 2017 or early 2018.

Officials Training dates for 2017 published

May 25, 2017   By

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 the latest FINA Rules Update 2017, which is compulsory CPD for all licensed officials. For further information and booking form click here DCASA Officials training dates 2017.

Development day for Masters

May 12, 2017   By

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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 psychological skills session and costs £25. Places are limited to 36 and early booking is recommended. For further information and booking form click here .

Swim teacher workshops in Dorchester

May 3, 2017   By


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 and ideas for teaching. The three-hour courses will both take place on Sunday 4 June, price £35 per workshop. For further information and booking go to http://www.swimming.org/ios/continual-professional-development/ or call the IoS on 01509 640640.


International selection for Dorset swimmers

April 27, 2017   By

Some of British Swimming’s brightest prospects have been selected to compete at the European Junior and World Junior Swimming Championships as a combined group of 58 athletes. A team of 37 athletes will compete at the LEN European Junior event in Netanya, Israel from 28 June to 2 July while a team of 21 has been selected to compete at the FINA World Junior Championships from 23 to 28 August in the US city of Indianapolis.

The selections come off the back of the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield last week and British Swimming Head of Elite Development Tim Jones, who will lead the teams to Israel and the US and with his eye firmly on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, commented, “Our ethos was to be inclusive rather than exclusive as we think it’s right to cast the net a little bit wider with the juniors who could be a significant force for us in three years’ time in Tokyo.”

The British team selected for the World Junior Championships will be spearheaded by three reigning European Junior Champions in Freya Anderson, Taz Pugh and Emily Large and will include Jacob Peters of Poole SC, one of only two swimmers to be selected from the ASA SouthWest region. The British Swimming team selected for the European Junior Championships in Israel will include Jasmine McCrea, also of Poole SC, and who is one of seven selected from the region. Congratulations to both!