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Diving Level X Preparation Session

Join us on Friday 19th February at 1pm! This session is for divers who are taking part in Level X! We will go through the drills, practise each one and try to perfect them. If you are not sure whether to take part in this competition, why not come along and practise the drills with

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British Swimming Launch Innovative Tool For Coaches

British Swimming have recently launched a great tool to help coaches offer even more support to athletes. The innovative CharEQter survey is now live.   The charEQter survey has been developed as a tool for coaches to help quantify the status of their athlete’s characteristics and attributes in line with the Optimal Athlete Development Framework

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Fundraising Tips!

Clubs can receive top tips on the best ways to boost their coffers through fundraising campaigns at online Swim England seminars. The recognised national governing body’s Head of Fundraising Michael Mogan will be leading two sessions in November which will detail the best ways to create a plan to help raise money. The free seminars

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Digital Development Camps A Huge Success!

We are pleased to share with you that our 2020 Regional Development Programme has been a huge success. Even with the challenges of the present situation, we wanted to offer a flexible programme that offered swimmers and parents support and guidance but in a format that allowed maximum access. Usually the programme caters for 36

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Coaches ‘Introduction to’ Series Goes Live!

As part of our move to create more digital resources, we have launched the first of our ‘Introduction to’ series for coaches. Our first resource is an interview with Ben Negus, recent recipient of a Regional Silver Pin Award for services to regional coaches. In this resource, Ben shares his thoughts on Butterfly and offers

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New Digital Parent Resource Released!

As the digital age marches forwards, we are pleased to share a resource for our swimming parents. Behind every swimmer is a huge amount of commitment from parents and therefore we have produced a video to hopefully make the journey a bit easier. We have interviewed a parent of a rather well known swimmer. She

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Join the Swim England Family

Swim England has launched an exciting way to join its 200,000-strong family to support, campaign and champion the fight to protect the long-term future of pools and aquatic sports – and its vision of a nation swimming

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East Region Swimmers Selected for National Event Camps

The selections for Swim England’s national event camps were announced this week and the East Region was well represented. Congratulations to Olivier Vedrenne (City of Norwich) and Michael Klimaszewski (Hatfield) as well as three swimmers who were formerly based in the East Region but now attend schools in other areas of the country – Caitlin

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East Para Swimmers Selected for National Talent Programme

A huge congratulations to 5 East para swimmers selected to be part of the National Swim England Para Swimming Talent Programme. These swimmers will be taken on a journey of development with many destinations, exploring the pillars of athlete development; Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological. The selected swimmers from East region includes Roan Brennan (Basildon &

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Swimming Coach Drop in Calls

Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, the region have been hosting regular drop in calls for coaches. We have over 90 coaches now registered for these and have been offering a range of opportunities from stroke technique discussions through to sharing ideas on the various training methods behind the different energy systems. We will

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Support Swim England’s #OpenOurPools Campaign

Swim England is calling on its members, clubs, coaches, teachers, swim schools, swimmers and facility operators to back its #OpenOurPools campaign. Chief Executive Jane Nickerson has said millions of people are being let down by the Government’s decision not to allow pools to reopen on 4 July. So we are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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