FINA Synchro Judges school held in Prague (CZE)
44 FINA Judges from 15 countries (Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia and Venezuela) took part in a School for Synchronised Swimming on February 17-21, 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic.
The four-day School comprised the following topics on its programme: on day 1, participants learned about psychology and ethics in synchronised swimming as well as basic positions and movements and acquired knowledge in judging figures.
Day 2 focused more on the technical dimension of synchronised swimming with regards to routines and elements and on the way to judge them.
On day 3, judging in free routines in respect of both technical merit and artistic impression and judging the combination were discussed.
Day 4 was examination day for the FINA Judges, which resulted in a 77.4 percentage of average mark.