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Swim Wales Frontcrawl Drill Part  6

Swim Wales Frontcrawl Drill Part 6

To be a world class swimmer you need to be a world class athlete. Make swimming specific strength and mobility a super strength of your's by mastering the land based exercises! Week 6 of the land training progressions from the Swim Wales Performance Team: https://bit.ly/2KXXetd
Coach out of the water - Day 1 Part 4/4

Coach out of the water - Day 1 Part 4/4

This is a supporting video for their 'Coach out of the Water' programme found at https://bit.ly/35pl6iv
Coach out of the water - Day 1 Part 3/4

Coach out of the water - Day 1 Part 3/4

This is a supporting video for their 'Coach out of the Water' programme found at https://bit.ly/35pl6iv
Coach out of the water - Day 1 Part 2/4

Coach out of the water - Day 1 Part 2/4

This is a supporting video for their 'Coach out of the Water' programme found at https://bit.ly/35pl6iv
Sports Psychology Support - question and answer session

Sports Psychology Support - question and answer session

Swim England sports psychologists Hannah Stoyel and Helen Davis have answered a range of questions sent in by athletes, coaches and parents.
Coach out of the water - Warm Up (Part 1/4)

Coach out of the water - Warm Up (Part 1/4)

This is a supporting video for their 'Coach out of the Water' programme found at https://bit.ly/35pl6iv
Arms and shoulders flexibility session

Arms and shoulders flexibility session

Francesca Filatondi demonstrates this arms and shoulders flexibility session. You should only perform this programme if you are fit and healthy and to do so and with parental permission. Please make sure that the area you are using for exercise is suitable and clear from hazards. Swim England accept no responsibility for injury occurring when performing these exercises and you undertake them at your own risk. Please follow the link for Swim England’s virtual training guidance: https://bit.ly/3d0uJqG
Adapting Activities with STEP - British Sign Language

Adapting Activities with STEP - British Sign Language

his video explains how you can adapt activities using the STEP inclusion tool. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People. It is one of the most effective ways to make sports and activities accessible and inclusive for everyone. This is a British Sign Language video. It also has subtitles and an audio voice over. To find out more about adapting activities and STEP, please visit https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/step
How to manage your mental health | Leon Taylor

How to manage your mental health | Leon Taylor

Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond.​ Leon Taylor is a former competitive diver who competed for TeamGB at three Olympic Games. Following retirement, he transitioned to the commentary booth where he works for the BBC. Leon has a passion for performance, wellness and movement spending much of his time now as a speaker, executive coach, and mentor to the next generation of sports stars. His enthusiasm and skill for mentoring have allowed him to work with a range of athletes across Olympic and Paralympic sports. Recently he played the role of Athlete services lead at the pre-Games Camp in Brazil prior to TeamGB's record-breakingg 2nd place on the medal table. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community was published in July 2018
Best Exercises To Focus On Right Now?

Best Exercises To Focus On Right Now?

The one questions Paul Talty, Swim Ireland's Associate Head of Performance Services (Physical), has been getting the most lately is: What are the best exercises to be doing right now? In this video, Paul answers that question, giving you some excellent technique focus - in a tremendously soothing, countryside setting!
Steps to avoid cabin fever

Steps to avoid cabin fever

Cabin fever is a distressing situation when you are stuck in an isolated location or confined quarters for a period of time. Swim England Talent's Sports Science Sports Medicine Manager Diane Elliot has created a video on 10 steps to avoiding cabin fever. Places to get help: - Mental Health Advice For Swimmers: https://bit.ly/2xhJbLB ; https://www.mind.org.uk ; Call Samaritans on 116123 ; Text 'shout' to 85258.
Sport Structures - The Debate Ep 4

Sport Structures - The Debate Ep 4

Sport Structures hosted their fourth and final online webinar on 24 Apr which covered the following two topics: - What can sports organisations do in this downtime to make themselves stronger? - What does the voluntary workforce look like in September?
Sport Structures - The Debate Ep 3

Sport Structures - The Debate Ep 3

The third episode of Sport Structures debate series featured discussion on how the industry is staying connected during these difficult times as well as how the sector is planning on moving forward.
How to use your organisation account on IoS website

How to use your organisation account on IoS website

Institute of Swimming website support video to help you use your company account on their website. If you need any other help please contact via https://www.swimming.org/ios/contacting-the-ios/
How to purchase an IoS course with a voucher

How to purchase an IoS course with a voucher

Institute of Swimming website support video to help you when visiting their website. If you need any other help please contact via https://www.swimming.org/ios/contacting-the-ios/
How to create a swimming.org account

How to create a swimming.org account

Institute of Swimming website support video to help you navigate their website. If you need any other help, please contact via https://www.swimming.org/ios/contacting-the-ios/
Mental Health Q&A

Mental Health Q&A

Olympians Natalie Coughlin and Maya DiRado chat with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee Sport Psychologist Sean McCann about maintaining mental health during the Covid-19 Quarantine.
Q&A with Sharon Madigan

Q&A with Sharon Madigan

#WePlay 2020 Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference is now online! Episode 2 The Q&A - is a questions session with Sport Ireland Institute Performance Nutritionist Sharon Madigan, who in Episode 1 focussed her talk on how the menstrual cycle affects female athletes. Supported by Kinetica Sports, that talk and this follow-up should prove particularly insightful to female athletes, and the coaches and parents who work with them. Questions answered include: Is BMI a reliable healthy indicator? What advice do you have for active menopausal women? Are vegetarian athletes at risk? What are good fuelling strategies for endurance events? And, how can I eat enough when I have competition nerves?
Scapular stability strength and conditioning exercises

Scapular stability strength and conditioning exercises

Guildford City Swimming Club coach, Jordan Niblock, explains this scapular stability strength and conditioning workout. The workout is suitable for ages 12 to 14 years. You should only perform this programme if you are fit and healthy and to do so and with parental permission. Please make sure that the area you are using for exercise is suitable and clear from hazards. Swim England accept no responsibility for injury occurring when performing these exercises and you undertake them at your own risk. Please follow the link for Swim England’s home land training guidance: https://bit.ly/LandWorkCriteria
DBS Check Process Explained

DBS Check Process Explained

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has launched a video that explains the process for a standard and enhanced DBS check. The video includes a brief summary of the work we do at DBS and then focuses on how standard and enhanced certificates are produced, and the various stages each application has to go through.
Supple strength workout: squats, table-top and four-point kneeling

Supple strength workout: squats, table-top and four-point kneeling

In this video, Para-Swimming trainer Sam Cooper introduces and guides you through these key positions as they form the basis of many movements in Pilates and other forms of exercise. https://bit.ly/2VWGqHR
Sports Psychology Support 5

Sports Psychology Support 5

The purpose of sports psychologists, Hannah Stoyel and Helen Davis' fifth video is to explain how to use the psychological skills learned so far and apply them.
Swim Wales Backstroke Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Backstroke Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Backstroke Drill Progression Programme Part 5 https://bit.ly/3eIwIS9
Swim Wales Breaststroke Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Breaststroke Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Breaststroke Drill Progression Programme - Part 5 https://bit.ly/3eIwIS9
Swim Wales Butterfly Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Butterfly Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Butterfly Drill Progression Programme Part 5 https://bit.ly/3eIwIS9
Swim Wales Front Crawl Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Front Crawl Drill Part 5

Swim Wales Front crawl Drill Progression Programme Part 5 https://bit.ly/3eIwIS9
Period Power with Sharon Madigan

Period Power with Sharon Madigan

#WePlay 2020 Inspiring Girls in Sport Conference is now online! Episode 1 - Period Power - is a talk by Sport Ireland Institute Performance Nutritionist Sharon Madigan, covering everything from hormones, to body composition, bone health, and social media influencers. Supported by Kinetica Sports, this is a must-watch for athletes of any age or gender, and anyone who works with athletes, but it should prove particularly insightful to female athletes, and the coaches and parents who work with them.
COVID-19 Section Support 8 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Section Support 8 Apr 2020

In a special episode of their Westminster Round-up podcast, the Sport and Recreation Alliance's policy team discuss the resources collated into a new section of their website to support the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Sport Structures - The Debate Ep 2

Sport Structures - The Debate Ep 2

Following on from the success of their previous COVID-19 webinar on 27 March Sport Structures decided to host a follow up episode. The webinar involved a range of passionate staff from across the sport sector, including directors, sports project officers and chief executives. The webinar really facilitated the debate on the effects COVID-19 are currently having on the industry and could continue to do so in the short and long term. We encourage anyone in the sector to take some time to listen to the debate.
Sport Structures COVID 19 Webinar

Sport Structures COVID 19 Webinar

On 27 March 2020, Sport Structures hosted a webinar to debate and discuss the effects COVID 19 has had, and could continue to have on the sporting landscape. The webinar covers a variety of areas including employment, contractual management, government support and much more.
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