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In Person Course

Contemporary Swimming Teaching for Schools

with Joe Roebuck & Amy Smith

Contemporary Swimming Teaching  for Schools with Joe Roebuck and Amy Smith
Dates & Venues

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we do not have any courses scheduled. We will be releasing dates as soon as regulations change.

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. Inspectors often identify these lessons as unimaginative and outdated: this course will allow teachers to be confident that they can maximise progress with contemporary content. 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
  • Using innovative aids to maximise progress

1 place £189 2 places £315 4 places £499

Course runs 10.00am – 3.30pm. Price includes lunch, refreshments and notes. Excludes VAT.


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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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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