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ASA SW Youth Championship results

May 4th, 2006

Filed under: Swimming — Tags: results, youth, championships — webmaster @ 6:23 am
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Competition results from the event held at Millfield School from 29 April - 1 May are available here or our results pages.

Upgrades to server

May 4th, 2006

Filed under: Notices — Tags: none — webmaster @ 12:12 am
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Over the bank holiday weekend, we upgraded both the database and operating software environment on servers.  Several servers are also being upgraded, and we apologise for any temporary degradation in service whilst this work is being carried out. It is being resolved.

Results from the youth championships will be published on receipt.

2006 ASA SW Youth Championships Medal Table

May 3rd, 2006

Filed under: Swimming — Tags: youth, senior, championships, medals — webmaster @ 5:54 am
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BSCTA (West) have compiled the medal table below which shows Plymouth Leander in pole position (21G, 14S, 19B = 54), with Millfield School in second place (16G, 10S, 6B = 32) and University of Bath third place (13G, 15S, 7B = 35).

Any queries should be directed to webmaster@swimwest.org.

Download medal table.

P/T Community Coach - Aquatics, Melksham

May 3rd, 2006

Filed under: Swimming, Notices, Education, Development — Tags: coaching, WASP, Wiltshire, jobs, CSC — webmaster @ 5:24 am
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  • £18,450 - £20,235 pro rata
  • 7 hours per week

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As part of the National DCMS Community Sports Coach Scheme, this is a unique opportunity to help develop and deliver multi aquatics activity, with a particular focus on Key Stages 1 and 2. You’ll be involved in a range of initiatives including the PESSCL programme, coach mentoring and ongoing National Governing Body long-term athlete development programmes. Close liaison with key partners such as SSCo networks, local clubs and other sports providers to build young people’s interest in sport will also be important.

A substantial background as a swimming teacher at ASA level 2 will be essential. This will be supported by a strong knowledge of ASA National Plan for Teaching Swimming and Long Term Athlete Development and an understanding of multi-agency partnership working. In return, you’ll have access to an extensive CPD programme, personal and professional development opportunities and the potential to increase hours (depending on funding).

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Aquaforce awards deadline approaches

April 28th, 2006

Filed under: Notices — Tags: Aquaforce, volunteers, awards — webmaster @ 12:06 am
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There is only one week left for clubs to nominate their hard-working volunteers for the ASA’s Aquaforce Recognition Scheme.
 
Nominations for the inaugural awards close on Friday 5 May 2006, so make sure you don’t miss out - submit your entry today.
 
More than 45,000 volunteers regularly commit their time, hard work and expertise to the swimming at all levels, and the ASA is keen to recognise the contribution they make to the success of aquatic sport in England.
 
The scheme, which will recognise volunteers at club, county, regional and national level, is split into four award categories - Club, Community, Outstanding Contribution and National.

One volunteer from each category will be recognised at county level with winners going forwards for regional selection. Four volunteers in each region will be nominated for national recognition and a dedicated panel will whittle the entries down to name the top volunteer in each category.
 
For more information or to make a nomination, click to download:

the Club Awards Pack which has been sent to ASA club secretaries,

nomination form.

To nominate, simply complete the form online and email to volunteering@swimming.org or send a hard copy to the ASA volunteer administrator. For further information contact the ASA volunteer support team on volunteering@swimming.org

ASA South West Photo Shoot

April 27th, 2006

Filed under: Swimming — Tags: photography, championships — webmaster @ 11:59 pm
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Your chance to make your mark in print!

ASA South West will be taking photographs of swimmers, coaches and officials at the Youth Championships this weekend, for use in ASA South West publications. Anyone who does not wish to be part of these photographs, please notify Alison Usher, Regional Director, at the Championships.

Alison Usher
ASA South West Regional Director
c/o Gloucester City Council
Culture, Learning & Leisure
Herbert Warehouse, The Docks
GLOUCESTER GL1 2EQ

01452 396717
07799 582215

alison.usher@swimming.org

Warm-up protocols for 2006 Youth Championships

April 26th, 2006

Filed under: Swimming — Tags: warm-up, championships, youth — webmaster @ 4:32 am
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Click here to download the protocols for the 2006 event at Millfield from  29 April to 1 May .

Bryanston 2006

April 22nd, 2006

Filed under: Swimming, Development — Tags: training, Bryanston, camp — webmaster @ 12:35 am
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This is a reminder that you have until 20 May 06 to enrol for the 2006 ASA South West School of Swimming Development course which will be held at Bryanston School from 06-12 Ausgust 2006.

 It is targeted at the ‘Skill Development Club’ swimmers who compete in County events but are not necessarily finalists in District events. 

Places are available for 11 year and over as at 31 December 2006 (No upper age limit) with emphasis on the 13 plus swimmers. Older swimmers are encouraged to apply. 

Further details available here or by emailing pete@thecroft1140.fsnet.co.uk

British Swimming Head Performance Coaches required

April 21st, 2006

Filed under: Water Polo — Tags: performance, coaching — webmaster @ 6:39 pm
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Job Title: Head Performance Coach (Men) – WATER POLO

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Job Title: Head Performance Coach (Women) – WATER POLO

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Regional Water Polo Training Clinics

April 20th, 2006

Filed under: Water Polo — Tags: training — webmaster @ 2:17 pm
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Please find detailed below dates for the remaining Regional Water Polo Training Clinics:

  • Saturday, April 29th, 3.00pm-6.00pm at Bath University
  • Saturday, June 3rd, 3pm-6pm at Bath University (to be confirmed)
  • Saturday, June 17th, 3.00pm-6.00pm at Bath University
  • Saturday, July 22nd, 3.00pm-6.00pm at Bath University

The cost of these three-hour sessions is £5.00 per person.

Please make sure this informatuion is displayed on club notices boards.

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