Training Videos

The best way to learn is to combine theory with practical experience gained at Club and County events. We would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in becoming an official and volunteers keen to support swimming and disability swimming events. 

Download Referee Training Notes Issue 4 published by British Swimming - Swimming Officials Group in Jan 2016

The following videos will help increase your understanding but please note the following were published prior to the FINA rules update in 2017.. 

Introduction (1m 55s)

Butterfly (5m 46s)

Backstroke (6m 34)

Breaststroke (5m 31s)

Freestyle (2m 26s)

Examples (4m 29s)(

Individual Medley (2m 34s)

Relays (2m 01s)