New free online resources launched by the Institute of Swimming and Swim England

Two new free online swimming resources for coaches and teachers have been launched by the IOS and Swim England Learn to Swim team.

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The first resource is ‘Mobile Devices in Swimming Lessons’. The free resource includes guidance on how to use mobile devices safely and effectively to take registers and mark swimmer progress. Available to download here from their website: https://www.swimming.org/ios/2019/01/31/mobile-devices-swimming-lessons/

The second resource is around ‘School Swimming and Water Safety’. This provides information on the National Curriculum standards around water safety and safe practice. This resource can be downloaded here: https://www.swimming.org/ios/course/1310 . Once you are booked on, the resource is accessible to use multiple times.

Free Swim School Roadshows are also available to book. These are regional events where swim schools, teachers and operators can learn more on best practice. In Poole on 7th May 2019, 10am-1pm is a free workshop on ‘Inclusivity and SEND’. More information can be found here: https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/swim-school-roadshows/

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