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Disability swimming development

Regional Para-Swimming training sessions are run throughout the year at various locations within the East Region.  Sessions comprise of land and pool-based training sessions and are aimed at classified swimmers and any swimmers on the classification waiting list.

Swimmers may progress to be selected to attend England Para-Swimming training camps.

East Region Para-Swimming Training 2019 

The next training session available to swimmers from the East Region is:

Date: 23rd February 2019

Time: 3pm – 7.15pm

Venue: Hertfordshire Sports Village, Hatfield, AL10 9EU.

The day is designed as a development opportunity for both coaches and swimmers, details can be found below:

Swimmers

There will be a guest speaker (Para-Swimmer from Hertfordshire) from 3.15pm – 4pm, followed by land training for swimmers 4pm – 5pm and a pool session 5.15pm – 7.15pm.

To reserve your place to listen to our guest speaker, please book here.

To book on to the land and pool sessions, please complete our booking form and send it to bookings@eastswimming.org by 15th February 2019.

Coaches

A talk by physiotherapist Steven Batchelor will be running from 1-3pm covering land work for Para-Swimmers.  Coaches are then invited to stay for the land and pool sessions with the swimmers to see how these exercises are put into practice during both sessions.

Any coaches wishing to attend should contact bookings@eastswimming.org with their name, club and level of qualification.

Future Sessions

11th May 2019 – Flitwick, Bedfordshire

21st September 2019 – Newmarket, Suffolk

10th November 2019 – Basildon, Essex

Coach Development

Both Regional and England camps are also excellent coach development opportunities.

Any coaches with experience of coaching disabled swimmers or those wishing to learn more about Para-Swimming are welcome to attend our regional camps.

Any coaches interested in attending our regional Para-Swimming camps should  contact us for more information.