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Wayne Goldsmith on Coaching for ISCA

Wayne Goldsmith on Coaching for ISCA

Wayne Goldsmith talks about the concepts of coaching in this video for ISCA.
Diving in Deep with Michael Jamieson

Diving in Deep with Michael Jamieson

Interview Olympic silver medalist Michael Jamieson about his mental struggles during his career, his achievements and his life after retirement.
Team GB Olympic Swimmer Hector Pardoe on his Tokyo goal

Team GB Olympic Swimmer Hector Pardoe on his Tokyo goal

On 4 August 2021 at 10.30pm BST British Olympic open water swimmer Hector Pardoe will participate in the 10km race in Tokyo. Before the Brit flew out, he spoke about the mental challenges of Open Water swimming, his preparation and goals for Tokyo, and his vegetarian diet.
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3 - Fats

Fundamentals of Nutrition 3 - Fats

Food for thought. Find out why we need fats, the different types of fat and where we can find fats in our food.
Fundamentals of Nutrition 2 - Protein

Fundamentals of Nutrition 2 - Protein

Food for thought. Find out why we need protein, what protein is made from and where we can find protein in our food.
Fundamentals of Nutrition 1 - Carbohydrates

Fundamentals of Nutrition 1 - Carbohydrates

Food for thought. Find out why we need carbohydrates, the different types of carbohydrates and where we can find them in our food.
Tokyo Olympics: Team GB swimming to success

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB swimming to success

Tom Dean and Duncan Scott are the first individual British swimmers to stand together on a podium for more than a century, taking gold and silver in the 200m freestyle. Sky's Charlotte Lomas looks at why Team GB's swimmers have been so successful at Tokyo 2020's games and how they are inspiring the next generation.
Alicia Wilson

Alicia Wilson

In this episode of the Swim Special podcast published in Jul 2021, Rob Hilton spoke with one of the newest faces on the international senior scene, Alicia Wilson, before the European Championships in Budapest. After being held in high esteem at a junior level in the UK, Alicia moved to California to pursue further success in the pool, as well as a high level university education. As a Cal Bear, Alicia won gold in the 200IM at the the 2019 World University Games in Naples. She also won bronze at the NCAAs and gold in the 200 IM at the PAC-12 championships. The move to the States has certainly paid dividends, with Alicia now having made the Team GB squad for Tokyo. She has also recently competed on her first senior British team at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest.
Max Litchfield and Joe Litchfield

Max Litchfield and Joe Litchfield

The Litchfield brothers joined Rob Hilton for this episode of the Swim Special podcast published in Jun 2021. Since the recording, both brothers have qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - Max looking to improve on his 4th place finish at Rio 2016 in the 400IM, and Joe taking on the world’s best with fellow Brit, Duncan Scott, in the 200m IM. Both recently medalled at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest.
Anna Hopkin

Anna Hopkin

Team Bath alumna Anna Hopkin joined Rob Hilton in this episode of the Swim Special podcast. A sprinting specialist, Anna has qualified for her first Olympic Games with her sights fully set on the Tokyo games. This will top off a brilliant season that has also seen her pick up 4 gold medals and a bronze at the 2020 European Championships in Budapest. The DC Trident swimmer chatted with Rob about her unorthodox journey in swimming to get to the top, which included some teenage years out of the pool and a masters degree in the United States. Anna offers some brilliant insights into her mental approach to swimming, her plans for the future, and much more.
Abbie Wood

Abbie Wood

Before the British Olympic Trials, Rob Hilton sat down for an extended interview with Abbie Wood, to talk about her life inside and out of the pool. Abbie was one of the most fervent breakout swimmers of ISL Season 2, and has since gone on to establish herself as one of the best 200IM swimmers in the world, as well as qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in the 200 Breast and picking up a number of medals at the 2020 European Championships.
Tom Dean

Tom Dean

In this podcast episode, Rob Hilton chatted to Tom Dean about his successes inside the pool, and passions outside of it. Tom recently stunned the swimming world by clocking a 1:44:58 200 free at the British Olympic Trials, making him one of the favourites for a medal in Tokyo. He will also be a part of the highly touted British 4x200m Freestyle Relay team at the Games. Tom swims out of the National Centre in Bath under the watchful eyes of David McNulty. After having defended gold medals in the 200IM event at the 2017 and 2018 European Junior Championships, he has gone on to establish himself on the international senior scene, taking home 6 medals from the 2020 European Championships, 3 of them being gold.
Live Longer Better Conference

Live Longer Better Conference

Part of a series of webinars with Age UK designed to get us to think differently, see some of the data and insight that is in our sector and help connect us together to support a more active, less sedentary lifestyle for both us and the people we work with and / or support. This Jul 2021 session looks at key insights from people in the 50 – 70 year age range and those 70+ as to how physical activity can help connect people, while also helping with physical health. These age ranges will often include a number of key transitions including children leaving home, retirement, becoming a grandparent etc. Tom Burton, Sport England's National Partnerships Lead (Health and Inactivity) gives a national flavour to Sport England investments and future priorities around this work. Tom has a broad portfolio and a real ability to bring the data to life. He also talks about future priorities for Sport England funding in this area of work. Caroline Odjidja from Age UK Milton Keynes shares their innovative Befriending Walks work which is also starting in Somerset with our Age UK soon.
Sport tackles the Unemployment Emergency

Sport tackles the Unemployment Emergency

Sport for Development Coalition online forum in Jun 2021 tackled (starts at 1.55 on video timeline): How can working collaboratively and standardising good practice help to maximise sport and physical activity's contribution to employability, and recovery from Covid-19?; Hear the insights of LJ Rawlings, Chief Executive of Youth Employment UK. #AdaptSupportRespond
The Process of Dryland Training Webinar

The Process of Dryland Training Webinar

Apr 2021 webinar replay featuring Chris Ritter founder of SURGE Strength. Its dryland training resource offers certification, education and programs for teams and individual swimmers.
Olympian Tom Dean on why the University of Bath is an inspirational place to study and train

Olympian Tom Dean on why the University of Bath is an inspirational place to study and train

Swimmer Tom Dean, who is competing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, describes the benefits of combining first-class education with top-level sport on campus and how the University of Bath has supported him on his sporting journey so far. Find out more about combining study and sport at the University of Bath by visiting https://teambath.com/student. The University of Bath was the first UK higher-education institution to award sporting scholarships and dozens of student-athletes, including Tom, continue to receive support each year across a wide range of sports. Visit https://teambath.com/scholarships to find out more.
Mental Preparation: Coach Ken Heis

Mental Preparation: Coach Ken Heis

In this Lessons from Legends video series, Coach Ken Heis from Mason Manta Rays discusses the significance of mental preparation for young swimmers. 1-Talk to your athletes about eliminating distractions; 2-Follow your routine, trust the process; 3-"Taper your thoughts," be mindful of what you can control; 4-Taper is a CELEBRATION; 5-Swimming is supposed to be fun, ENJOY the taper; 6-Act like you have the confidence of a champion!
'If I can do it… ANYBODY can do it' | Alice Dearing

'If I can do it… ANYBODY can do it' | Alice Dearing

Hannah Wilkes caught up with World & European Junior Champion Alice Dearing in Aug 2020 to discuss her swimming career so far, why young people should be encouraged to swim and how inclusivity in the sport has grown.
Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring Injuries

Speakers in the Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection Online Forum Series “Hamstring” chapter are: 0:00 Intro; 1:45 Dr Rod Whiteley; 14:12 Ryan Timmins; 31:34 Jack Hickey; 50:55 Nicol van Dyk; 1:07:38 Anne van der Made; 1:17:54 Steven B Singleton; 1:25:52 Arnlaug Wangensteen; 1:47:03 Hans Tol
Student sport at Team Bath

Student sport at Team Bath

The University of Bath is proud of its student sports offer. Find out more at https://www.teambath.com/student
Getting Ready For The Olympic Games

Getting Ready For The Olympic Games

Presentation given by Marcel Wouda (NED), Head Coach of the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation, and Fred Vergnoux (FRA), Head Coach of the Spanish National Elite Team at the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN)
Live Q&A with Chris Ritter - Surge Strength

Live Q&A with Chris Ritter - Surge Strength

SURGE Strength was founded with Chris Ritter's years of experience as both a swim coach and performance coach starting in 2004. This coaching blend has given him a unique perspective on both the wet and the dry side of training for swimmers. Chris has earned numerous strength and conditioning certifications, including: CSCS, NASM-PES, USAW and NASM-CPT. He also has a degree in Physical Education and Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Through continuous improvement in both methodology and delivery, SURGE Strength has delivered dryland and strength training programs, via app, to over 1,000 athletes worldwide, logging over 20,000 workouts. The goal of SURGE Strength is simple: Build Better Athletes to Generate Faster Swimmers.
Ryan Livingstone - Considerations for coaching age group swimmers

Ryan Livingstone - Considerations for coaching age group swimmers

In this podcast episode published in May 2020, Ryan Livingstone (Newcastle Swim Team) speaks about what coaches need to consider when planning and delivering age group training plans. A great listen for anyone coaching age group swimmers.
Kevin Brooks On Making a Career in Coaching

Kevin Brooks On Making a Career in Coaching

In this podcast episode published in May 2020, Kevin Brooks (Wycombe & District) talks about how he made his way through the ranks as a coach and some of challenges he faced along the way. A good listen for coaches wishing to develop their career.
Interview with Chris Littler

Interview with Chris Littler

In this podcast episode published in Apr 2020, Chris Littler (City of Birmingham) talks bout his experiences out in Japan with British Swimming at a national junior camp, sharing his thoughts on flexibility in swimmers and what he learnt out on the camp.
The I CAN Awards

The I CAN Awards

The Swim England I CAN Awards are complementary, single outcome Awards that can be used as part of the Swim England Pre-School Framework, the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework. They are single outcome Awards that can be given at any time (e.g. I CAN...enter the water safely, I CAN ...jump in, etc.). To find out more, email learntoswim@swimming.org to enquire about how to embed these Awards into your swimming lesson programme. Attend a virtual coffee chat event to hear more about these Awards: https://bit.ly/2UFbK0K Visit the Swim England webshop to view these Awards: https://bit.ly/3qYXaNW Want to shout about any Awards that form part of your swimming lesson programme? Email learntoswim@swimming.org to feature in Swim England's Awards video series!
Tokyo-inspired Activities for swimming lessons

Tokyo-inspired Activities for swimming lessons

The Swim England Learn to Swim team share some fun Olympic-themed activities you can take to your swimming lessons this summer. Link to Tokyo-inspired Activity Pack: https://bit.ly/3htVPvg This provides more detail on each of the activities from the video and it aligns with our Learn to Swim Framework (Stages 1-7) and the FUNdamentals stage of our Athlete Development Support Pathway (ADSP). Find out more about the Blank Achievement Award: https://bit.ly/3hyl0x2
Dubai Opens World's Deepest Pool - Deep Dive Dubai

Dubai Opens World's Deepest Pool - Deep Dive Dubai

Located in NAS Sports Complex, Deep Dive Dubai is home to the world's deepest swimming pool. Official website https://deepdivedubai.com. HH Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai, recently opened this new adventure facility. Hollywood actor Will Smith also posted a video of himself before going on a dive in this pool.
USA Water Polo Women's Pipeline

USA Water Polo Women's Pipeline

USAWP Chief High Performance Officer John Abdou reviewed the operations, history, success and future of the Women's National Team Pipeline in the USA. This talk was given live on 12 June 2020 for the FINA Development Learning Platform. Coach Abdou is a Board Member member of the WWPCA and the FINA Development Sub-Committee.
Top 20 Most Insane Dangerous Water Slides

Top 20 Most Insane Dangerous Water Slides

We all love riding the water slides. However, there are some water slides that take the thrill factor a little bit too far from designs that will absolutely blow your mind.
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