British Swimming Neil Booth teaches Swimming Officials in Windhoek (NAM)

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St. Pauls School and the Dolphins Swimming Club welcomed 15 participants for a Swimming Coaches and Officials clinic (Beginner and Intermediate Level) in Namibia's capital, Windhoek, from August 12-15, 2010.

Neil Booth from British Swimming, who has been a Referee for many years at all competition levels, conducted the clinic. The structure of the course was built around PowerPoint presentations and small group discussions. The content included the history of Swimming and FINA, Competition Management, Powers of Officials, Laws of the Strokes, as well as poolside practical sessions, racing and a final examination.

While he was there, Booth also discussed the establishing of a local training structure for Swimming Officials in Windhoek.