Swimming

swimming
Welcome to the home of SASA in the East District. Here you will find all the information you could need on Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Open Water, Synchro and Masters.

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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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Waterpolo goes live

on Tuesday, 27 January 2015.

We would love to see you at the RCP but...

We would love to see you at the RCP butIf you can't make it to the on Saturday 31 January at 8pm for the British Championship match Portobello vs Bristol you will still be able to follow the action. The match will be available on Livestream Swimscene . Link to the stream at  http://www.livestream.com/swimscene

British Water Polo Champs games at RCP

on Tuesday, 27 January 2015.

Edinburgh over the coming months

We have British Championship matches at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh over the coming months. While it is Portobello, the team is in effect a Scottish Select team with players from Dunfermline and Menzieshill as well.

We have revised the format of the competition to home and away so that we can promote the sport, so please can you forward this to your club members, family and friends and encourage as many as possible to come along and support

 

Details also on facebook https://www.facebook.com/portywp?fref=nf please “like” and “share”

 

Many thanks

All games on Saturday night starting from 19:45

31 Jan    Portobello        v   Bristol Central

21 Feb   Portobello        v   London Polytechnic

11 April Portobello         v  City of Manchester

Coaching Edinburgh Newsletter January 2015

on Tuesday, 27 January 2015.

Précis of the courses.

FIRST AID COURSE FOR COACHES/TEAM MANAGERS
FEBRUARY 2
APRIL 25
JUNE  10
SEPTEMBER 6
OCTOBER 19
NOVEMBER 

29

SAFEGUARDING AND PROTECTING CHIILDREN
FEBRUARY 12
MARCH 11 REFRESHER
APRIL 27 IN SAFE HANDS
MAY 11
AUGUST 25
AUGUST 31 IN SAFE HANDS
OCTOBER 8
NOVEMBER 12 IN SAFE HANDS
NOVEMBER 16 REFRESHER
Workshop Calendar 2015
We are pleased to announce our 2015 Coaching Edinburgh workshop calendar for:
·         1st Aid for Sports Coaches
·         Safeguarding and protecting children
·         Safeguarding and Protecting Children 2 (Refresher)
·         In Safe Hands
·         FREE spaces are available for Club Sport Edinburgh members. See below for details
To make life easier we now only take bookings and payment online and you will find the link in the workshop details. All members that coach in Edinburgh are entitled to a 20% discount. All you have to do is complete our NEW MEBERSHIP FORM and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will then email you with a discount code that must be used on checkout.
ClubSportEdinburgh
If your club is registered, you may be able to receive a free space on Safeguarding, In Safe Hands and 1st Aid workshops.  Get in touch with your coach coordinator to find out if you are eligible for a free space.  For more details on ClubSportEdinburgh, contact Colin McMillan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Go to www.clubsportedinburgh.org for more details.