About Swimming

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The district organises competitions and training for East District swimmers and two open swimming competitions each year; the East District open (May / June) and the Edinburgh International swim meet (March).

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Open Water

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Open water swimming takes place in outdoor bodies of water such as oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, canals and reservoirs. The activity has grown in popularity in recent years.

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Masters

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Masters swimming is a special class of competitive swimming and is for swimmers 25 years or older. They compete within age groups of 5 years.

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Diving

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Diving is made up of many different styles and techniques. It involves a display of perfectly formed body positions while plunging into a pool of water.

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Water Polo

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Water Polo is a team watersport. The playing team consists of six field players and one goalkeeper. The winner of the game is the team that scores the most goals.

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Synchro

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Can you imagine swimming for up to five minutes while performing acrobatics, holding your breath, looking graceful and having to keep in time to the music or your fellow athletes?

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STO Workshops

on Saturday, 24 September 2016.

At the ED timetrials

East District Technical Officials Workshops

At the East District Time Trial Meet a number of technical official workshops will be held during each of the sessions over the weekend of 1 and 2 October 2016.

The workshop will be held at the Mercat Gait Centre, Prestonpans

There is no need to pre-register for these courses please just attend but if you require further information then contact Alistair Shields at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judge 1 2nd Workshop;     10.00 am, Saturday 1 October 2016

J1 Candidates who have progressed through a number of poolside sessions should then attend this Group Session to go over progress to date and to complete some of the review questions in their workbook.

At this intermediate session the Course Leader will go over the duties and notes of the Chief Inspector of Turns and Relay Take-off Judge.

Please bring workbook for review

tutor; Alistair Shields

Judge 2 2nd Workshop;     11.15am, Saturday 1 October 2016

J2 Candidates who have progressed through a number of poolside sessions should then attend this Group Session to go over progress to date and to complete some of the review questions in their workbook.

Please bring workbook for review

tutor; Alistair Shields

Judge 2 Initial Workshop   2.30pm, Saturday 1 October 2016

This is the second level of qualification. It encompasses the role and duties in relation to all aspects of judging and the theoretical role and duties of Stroke Judge.

The minimum age to start training is 16 years and candidates should have undertaken their J1 second workshop.

Prior to attending please download workbook from;

https://www.britishswimming.org/documents/370/Workbook_for_Judge_Level_2_and_Judge_Level_2S_Candidates.pdf

tutur; Alistair Shields


 

Judge 2S Initial Workshop;          10.00am, Sunday 2 October 2016

Candidates wishing to qualify as a Starter will be required hold the Judge Level 2 qualification and have completed a minimum of 20 hours post qualification experience as Judge Level 2.

Candidates should have undertaken their J2 second workshop.

Please bring J2 workbook or download workbook from

https://www.britishswimming.org/documents/370/Workbook_for_Judge_Level_2_and_Judge_Level_2S_Candidates.pdf1

tutor; John Sluman

Judge 1 Initial Workshop;            2.30 pm, Sunday 2October 2016

This is the first level of British qualification. It encompasses the role and duties of Timekeeper, Chief Timekeeper and Inspector of Turns. The minimum age to start training is 15 years and attendee must have completed their timekeeper assessment.

Prior to attending please download workbook from;

https://www.britishswimming.org/documents/368/Workbook_for_Judge_Level_1_candidates.pdf

tutor; Alistair Shields

 

East District Rule 5b. While attending these courses, Technical Officials will not count for their club against the number of officials that a club must provide for a District event.

 

Results from East District Open Water Championships

on Thursday, 22 September 2016.

2016

The results for the 2016 East District Open Water Championships can now be found at http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/open-water/results

DRP information now available

on Friday, 16 September 2016.

District Regional Programme 2016/17

All the DRP information is now available at http://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/swimming/drp