Thumbs up for Swimming Coaches clinic in Panama City

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A clinic for intermediate-level swimming coaches was organised in Panama City (PAN) from May 12-18, 2013 with 36 participants.

Emerson Ramirez Farto from Brazil led the clinic in Panama.




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Synchro Coaches clinic held in Manila (PHI)

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A clinic for synchronised swimming coaches (beginner to intermediate) was held in Manila (PHI) from May 1-10, 2013.

Canadian synchro coach Leslie Sproule trained 18 participants.




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Swimming clinic for Officials held in Dar es Salaam (TAN)

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A clinic for swimming coaches and officials was organised in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from April 12-21, 2013.

Germany's Gerd Nottelmann trained 21 participants from Tanzania and 25 from Zanzibar.

The group was very enthusiastic and the clinic was conducted successfully.



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Building Diving Judges expertise with world-class event in Edinburgh (GBR)

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A FINA Diving Judges Certification course was organised in conjunction with the FINA/Midea Diving World Series, taking place in Edinburgh (GBR) from April 19-21, 2013 with FINA TDC member Michael Geissbuehler (SUI) and sub-committtee member Frans van de Konijnenburg (NED) training 10 participants. The course is divided in two parts, theory and practical sessions, with a written examination and practical evaluations in the end.

Hayley Sage from England, whose father is officiating at the World Series in Edinburgh, is taking part in her first FINA certification course: "I used to be an athlete so it really helps to having this school to go in-depth with the rules because it's quite different when you see it as an athlete, feeling and doing the dives, and when you're a judge watching the dives; there's lots of elements to the dive that you won't necessarily know how it is judged as a diver."

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Great job at Swimming Officials school in Port Moresby (PNG)

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The 2013 edition of the FINA Swimming Officials schools in Oceania was successfully hosted by PNG Swimming Inc. at the Gateway Hotel in Port Moresby from April 6-7. The school had a total of 36 participants made up of past swimmers, school teachers, coaches and parents.

The school was opened by PNG Swimming Inc. patron Bart Philemon, who welcomed the participants and course experts Don Blew, FINA TSC Vice Chairman and Soren Korbo, FINA TSC Honorary Secretary and then introduced the PNG Government Minister for Sports and Pacific Games, Justin Tkatchenko to open the FINA Officials school and speak on the preparations of the XV Pacific Games 2015.


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