Swimming clinic benefits all in Koror (PLW)
In order to continue spreading swimming knowledge and expertise in the Pacific, a FINA Development clinic for swimming coaches (beginner) was organised in Koror, Palau from October 30 to November 7, 2012.
Rick Powers (USA) trained no less than 46 participants in a week-long course. The programme included two days of instruction for swim teachers and school PE teachers on how to teach swimming, and one session on open water, a point that is all the more relevant when living on an island.
Some of the participants in Palau
Moreover, two sessions for times and officials, two sessions with the Palau Swimming Association board members, one educational session for swimming parents and four sessions for coaches were organised.