Author: David Metcalf

Contemporary Issues Online CPD

Aimed at Swimming Technical Officials who are in training or are already licensed (renewal due within next 4 years) or wish to become licensed British Swimming Official.

Refereeing Swimming – A Beginners Guide

Refereeing Swimming – A Beginners Guide, has been designed to provide support and guidance for officials that may be requested to perform the duty of a Referee for small or local run competitions. It is important to note that completion

Selection Criteria for Bedfordshire Development Camps 2018 (amended date)

Beds ASA is to offer the County’s swimmers who are not selected for the ER development camps an opportunity to learn the techniques and skills that will be delivered to those who are selected for those camps.

Open Water Training

Bedfordshire ASA will be holding an Open Water Training Session at the Box End Park, Kempston, Bedford on Sunday 1st July 2018 between 1.00 and 4.00pm, exact start times for the briefings to be confirmed.

Masters Clubs in Bedfordshire – Update April 18

Many Bedfordshire swimming clubs have swimmers of all ages including Masters Swimmers. For more information about Masters specific clubs please read on.

OPEN WATER OFFICIALS – JUDGE 1 COURSE AND PRACTICAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

On Sunday 10th June a Level 1 Open Water Judge Level 1 course will run from 8.30am -12pm at Hertfordshire University, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield (next to the Sports Village).

Swim England release new coaching and teaching guidelines for clubs

Swim England has released guidance on the expectations of clubs in relation to the level of coaching and teaching in all disciplines in the club environment.  It is important that clubs, administrators, coaches and teachers have the peace of mind

OFFICIALS VIDEO RESOURCES – USA Swimming.org

OFFICIALS VIDEO RESOURCES USA Swimming has  released a new series of video resources to aid in the education of officials. Videos include tutorials for the officiating of all four strokes, relays and the individual medley. DOWNLOAD VIDEOS Please use the

Starter Course Planned – Swimming Officials (Completed)

Bedfordshire ASA are planning to run a Starter course on 22 April 2018 (evening) at Flitwick Village Hall, Flitwick, Beds, MK45 1HP, subject to suitable applications received.

Bedfordshire ASA Clubs Officials Single Point of Contact

The county had trialled each club having a single point of contact (SPOC) for swimming officials in 2012. This procedure had worked very well, with information getting to club officials more effectively, with more volunteers attending courses. Please click on

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