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ASA South East Region Team Managers

Posted on 31 Jul 2014 at 13:22 by Bryony Gibbs

The ASA South East Region is extending its activities in the development of swimming. This involves running a number of training camps and workshops and we need qualified and experienced team managers to support these camps. These activities currently include: 
 
• Coaches Workshops (8 one-day workshops per year) 
• ASA Talent Camps (4 one-day camps per year)
• Overseas Camps (one 4-day camp per year)
 
In addition we want to establish a Team Manager Forum to meet once a year and identify and share good practice and resolve issues with Team Management. 
 
We are inviting Team Managers to join this group, attend the forum and support at least two days of camps per year. For more information and to apply please click here.

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New British Competition Structure - British Swimming Need Your Views

Posted on 16 May 2014 at 17:12 by Bryony Gibbs (0 user comment)

The visionary goal of British Swimming’s Performance Pathway is to ensure all participating swimmers have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience within the sport, and those who aspire to achieve Olympic success are fully supported in doing so.

A key element of realising this goal is ensuring that we have in place a Domestic Competition Structure that fully supports and is in synergy with this goal and our high performance aspirations.

To see a copy of the consultation document please click here.

If you wish to share your views on this please email competitionreview@swimming.org by 31st May 2014. 

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SwimBritain Registration Now Open!

Posted on 30 Apr 2014 at 11:53 by Bryony Gibbs

SwimBritain 2014 has been launched and is supported by a host of big-name swimmers including fellow London 2012 medallists Ellie Simmonds,  Michael Jamieson and Rebecca Adlington alongside comedian David Walliams.

SwimBritain is a series of fun team relays that are taking place this September which hopes to inspire 500,000 people across Britain to swim more regularly - and get fit!

SwimBritain 1000 is a four person relay where each person swims 250m four times around a specially designed course in a dedicated 50m pool.

SwimBritain 500 is a shorter distance where team members use the same course, swimming half the distance (125m four times).

You can register your team for the event now by visiting http://www.swimbritain.co.uk.

Local Events Include:

7th September Open Water Event at Blenheim Palace with Keri-Anne Payne 

20th September London Aquatics Centre with David Walliams 

21st September Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Swim Britain Ambassador to be announced! 

For more information please click here.

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ASA South East Region Youth Championships

Posted on 23 Apr 2014 at 19:52 by Mike Lambert

CHANGE OF PLAN! Taking into account the strength of feeling expressed by many people, and after further consultation with coaches, we have decided to drop the finals from the Youth Championships. This means that ALL swimmers who achieved the automatic QTs will now be accepted. 

HOWEVER, WE ARE STILL NOT IN A POSITION TO ACCEPT ANY LATE ENTRIES THIS YEAR.

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ASA South East Region Coach Development Workshops

Posted on 15 Apr 2014 at 09:55 by Bryony Gibbs (0 user comment)

ASA South East Region are running a series of Coach Development workshops in June and July. The workshops aim to provide Continual Professional Development Opportunities for Development coaches within the South East Region.

The aim of the workshops are to provide a basic understanding of planning, progression work in the pool, coaching  age group swimmers, and a basic understanding of energy systems and training zones. The practical session will focus on skill progression, starts and turns for butterfly and breaststroke.

Dates of the workshops are as follows:

Saturday 21st June 2014 - Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury - NOW FULL
Sunday 22nd June 2014 - Tonbridge School, Tonbridge - NOW FULL
Saturday 5th July 2014 - Bradfield College, Reading
Sunday 6th July 2014 - Charterhouse, Godalming

For more information please click here.

For a copy of the booking form please click here.

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Swimming Championships - IT Team

Posted on 12 Apr 2014 at 16:54 by Mike Lambert (0 user comment)

The Region is looking for additional volunteers to get involved with the set-up and support of the IT systems used to manage the region championships.

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25 Mar 2014 18:01Hampshire Swimming Strategy ReportMore...
21 Feb 2014 09:20ASA South East Region Change Of AddressMore...
10 Feb 2014 16:03Barcelona Team Report and ResultsMore...
09 Feb 2014 12:22ASA Masters Swimming OfficerMore...
07 Jan 2014 11:13Meet Licensing is Changing in the South East RegionMore...
03 Jan 2014 16:39Catalonian Championships Team Selection More...
02 Dec 2013 17:50Changes to the South East Region Bursary Scheme for Teachers and CoachesMore...
28 Nov 2013 22:162013 BAGCAT CertificatesMore...
28 Nov 2013 14:23SE Region Team to compete at Catalan Championships 16th 20th January 2014More...
06 Nov 2013 22:14ASA South East Region Swimming Championships 2014More...

Disability Swimming

In line with the recommendations of the ASA, the South East Region will adopt a dual approach in support of disability swimming.

  • Disabled swimmers will be encouraged to swim alongside able-bodied swimmers in “mainstream” competitions; multi-disability events will be included in Regional championships.
  • Specialised disability events will be used to encourage the growth of disability swimming.

Licensed Meets

The South East Region’s responsibility for competition will extend to ensuring that all swimmers have the opportunity to compete at their own level, through the provision of appropriate licensed meets.

Where there is a need, the Region will support meets that are not financially viable.

Future Events

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Results

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Open Competitions

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Distance Meet Support Scheme 2014/15

In order to encourage clubs to run Distance Meets and reduce some of the financial burden, the ASA South East Region has made some funding available towards the cost of pool hire.

Details and application form from downloads above.