35 Coaches benefit from Swimming clinic in Kingston (JAM)

Development News

A multi-level clinic for swimming coaches was held in Kingston, Jamaica, from June 1-3, 2012 with Robert Steele from USA Swimming as lecturer, which was attended by 35 participants.

The practical sessions were organised with two coaches (Rosemarie Logan and Joshua Bailey) and 25 swimmers from the Blue Marlins Swim Team. The course focused on biomechanical principles for teaching and training. During practice, Steele taught drills, balance and sculling to development and correction for the four strokes.

 

Three-in-one clinic is a hit in Noumea (FRA)

Development News

A clinic for open water and swimming officials and referees (intermediate to advanced level) was conducted jointly by FINA TOWSC Member John West (NZL) and FINA TSC Vice-chairman Don Blew (AUS) from May 28 to June 2 at Noumea's Dumbea Aquatic Centre, New Caledonia. 30 participants, coming from both New Caledonia and New Zealand, attended the course.

The participants could test their newly acquired skills at the Oceania Championships, taking place at the same time at the Aquatic Centre.


Read more

 

Swimming Coaches Certification course attracts many in Singapore

Development News

145 Swimming coaches gathered to Singapore to attend a FINA Swimming Coaches Certification course from May 23-25, 2012. Miehe Horst from New Zealand, who is one of the most valuable swimming coaches in his country, was the lecturer for the course.

During the three-day course, Horst talked about the governing principals of coaching, the relevant science to the understanding of teaching swimming, the four swimming strokes, starts and turns, teaching skills and methods for coaches, among other topics.

Read more

   

Water polo referees get started in Dhaka (BAN)

Development News

A clinic for water polo referees (beginner level) was held at Dhaka's Syed Nayrul Swimming Complex, Bangladesh from May 19-24, 2012. Iranian Khosrow Amini, FINA TWPC Member, introduced 24 participants to the basics of water polo officiating.

Theory classes were held before practical sessions on the last two days. All participants were eager to learn and showed great interest in improving their skills.

Read more

 

Clinics in FINA's five sports attract many in San Salvador (ESA)

Development News

The Piscinas El Polvorin in San Salvador, El Salvador, was more than busy in May with five clinics taking place almost simultaneously: an advanced open water swimming clinic for coaches (May 23-31) was organised with Tomas Haces from Cuba, FINA TOWSC Member, training an enthusiastic group of eight participants.

Meanwhile, a beginner to intermediate-level clinic for water polo referees and officials was conducted by Cuban Eugenio Martinez, FINA Bureau Member, with 22 participants (May 22-31).

Read more

   

Page 7 of 21