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Face to Face Training
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Modern Swimming Teaching in Schools

With Amy Smith and Joe Roebuck

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    Face to Face Events

    The importance of Swimming teaching is never disputed, but Inspectors frequently identify that progress is slow and teaching unimaginative. This is a course for teachers of curriculum Swimming lessons who wish to update their subject knowledge and make lessons more relevant, varied and effective. It is also appropriate for coaches of school swimming teams, who are aspiring to improve the techniques of their swimmers. A combination of practical demonstrations and video analysis will present modern techniques, practices to develop each stroke and fault correction. Joe and Amy will conduct all courses in partnership, ensuring a constant and unique combination of demonstration and poolside explanation.

    • Basic aquatic skills
    • Technique of the major strokes
    • Practices to ensure student progress
    • Analysing and correcting faults
    • Improving starts (from poolside and blocks)
    • Progressive teaching of turns and tumble turns
    • Swimming in competition
    • Benefits of swimming aids


    This course is suitable for teachers of swimming classes, and coaches of competitive swimmers. It will present extensive video analysis of each stroke, showing skill progressions and common mistakes. Teachers will be equipped to better understand effective techniques, diagnose faults and provide corrective practices.

    • Techniques of the major strokes
    • Full technical breakdown
    • Common mistakes
    • Deconstructing Techniques
    • Starts, Dives and turns
    • Benefit of Swimming aids

    Face to Face 

    £189 1 place

    £315 2 places

    £499 4 places


    SCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION  £120 (log in on up to five separate devices)  

    Price excludes VAT. Face to face runs 10am to 3.30pm. Lunch and resources included. Webinar runs 7–9pm UK Time via Zoom. A recording of the full Webinar will also be made available to view for 3 days after the event.


    Amy Smith

    Amy Smith competed in the 2012 London Olympics in the 50m freestyle. She has competed in three Commonwealth Games, winning silver medals in each. She is  European Championships Gold medalist and World Championships finalist.

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    Joe Roebuck

    Joe Roebuck competed in three events in the 2012 London Olympics. He competed in the Commonwealth Games of Delhi and Glasgow, winning two Silver medals. He is a ten time British champion, and holds both British and Commonwealth records.

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