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Funding Available for Diving Tutor Training Programme

We are looking for someone to train as a Diving Tutor/ Assessor and have funding available to pay for the training programme. In return we ask for commitment to deliver some courses for the East Region. If you think you meet the person specification, and can commit to the programme dates, please get in touch

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Officiating Opportunities at Regional Swimming Galas 2020

Applications are now available for officiating roles at the Swim England East Region Long Course Championships 2020 in Norwich and Luton. Applications are invited from Licensed BS Swimming Officials – minimum qualification Judge Level 1. Priority will be given to those SE East Region officials volunteering to do all sessions each day first, before those volunteering for

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Swimming Coaching Courses Open For Booking (Pool and Open Water)

Are you looking to start your coaching journey with an assistant coach qualification, or are you on the coaching ladder and looking to become a full swimming coach? With the huge growth in open water in recent years we also have a full open swimming coach qualification for swimming coaches looking to expand their qualifications.

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Technology Helps British Para Swimmer Walk

Grace Harvey, British Para Swimmer and a member of Hoddesdon SC, took her first steps in a robotic suit whilst on a training camp for Tokyo 2020. Grace was invited to Suzuka University to use their cyborg technology, and the experience gave her a day she will never forget. The Paralympic hopeful has had extensive

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Diving Coaches Selected for UK Coaching Development Programme

Two diving coaches from the region have been selected for the latest wave of UK Coaching’s Performance Foundation Coach Support Programme.  Congratulations to Stephen Hewat (Luton DC) and Shan Veasey (Southend DC) have been selected for the multi-sport programme along with three other diving coaches from around the country. Further details about the programme can

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New Judge Level 1 Online Course for Swimming Technical Officials

British Swimming have announced from Monday 27 January 2020, the launch of the new online theory modules for the training of the pool Judge 1 technical officials. This brings to a close a considerable amount of work in partnership with British Swimming to ensure we are delivering a quality product to our volunteers.

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Applications for the 2020 Swimathon Grants are now open!

The Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who provide swimming in their local community. Grants range from £300 – £2500, and are awarded to organisations supported by pools taking part in the main Swimathon event. Applications close 13th March 2020. More information can be found on the Swimathonfoundation website.

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Winter Nationals Success For East Region Swimmers!

It was a great four days in Sheffield for Swim England East Region athletes with some really intense racing across the competition. This year the meet was split into 18/over and 18/under for finals which gave some of our aspiring junior athletes the chance step up. Over all we had 14 clubs who made finals

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East Region Success at the Swim England National Awards Ceremony

A huge congratulations to all those shortlisted for the Swim England (SE) National Awards, an event where the successes and achievements of individuals and clubs were celebrated. This year the event was held at the University of Birmingham on 30 November, where a total of 34 awards were presented. Congratulations also go to the east

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