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

diving
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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Judge workshop reminder

on Sunday, 26 May 2019.

May/June 2019

East District Technical Officials Workshop

The following workshop will be held at the Musselburgh Sports Centre, 101 Newbigging, Musselburgh EH21 7AS

Judge 1 Second Workshop

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 the review questions in their workbook.

At this second session the tutor will go over the duties and role of the Chief Inspector of Turns and Relay Take-off Judge.

Please bring workbook for review

6.30pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019

tutor; Alistair Shields

For further information contact our tutor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Candidates who complete this workshop can remain and join a;

 

Judge 2 Initial Workshop

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

Please download workbook from

https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/

8pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019

 tutor; Alistair Shields,

 For further information contact the tutor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

East District Technical Officials Workshop

The following workshops will be held at the Michael Woods Centre, Viewfield, Glenrothes KY6 2RD

Judge 1 Initial Workshops

This is the first level of British qualification. It reviews the role and duties of Timekeeper, Chief Timekeeper and encompasses the duties of Inspector of Turns and the technical requirements of the swimming strokes. The minimum age to start training is 15 years and attendee must have completed their timekeeper assessment. If possible, please bring your record of Timekeeper duties.

Prior to attending please download workbook from;

https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/

Studio 4; 7pm for 7.30pm, Tuesday 18 June 2019

tutor; Ralph Payne
For further information contact our tutor via
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Judge 2 Initial Workshop

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

Please download workbook from

https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/

Timing Room; 7pm, Tuesday 18 June 2019

 tutor; Alistair Shields, STO Convenor

If you require further information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Judge 2 2nd Workshop

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

Timing Room; 8pm, Tuesday 18 June 2019

 tutor; Alistair Shields

If you require further information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

East District Technical Officials Workshop

The following workshops will be held at the Premier Inn Edinburgh Park,
1 Lochside Court, Edinburgh, EH12 9FX

Judge 1 Initial Workshops

This is the first level of British qualification. It reviews the role and duties of Timekeeper, Chief Timekeeper and encompasses the duties of Inspector of Turns and the technical requirements of the swimming strokes. The minimum age to start training is 15 years and attendee must have completed their timekeeper assessment. If possible, please bring your record of Timekeeper duties.

Prior to attending please download workbook from;

https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/

1.30pm, Sunday 2 June 2019

tutor; Alistair Shields, STO Convenor

If you require further information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Judge 2 Initial Workshop

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

Please download workbook from

https://www.britishswimming.org/browse-sport/swimming/officials/officials-qualifications-training/

3.15pm, Sunday 2 June 2019

 

tutor; Alistair Shields, STO Convenor

If you require further information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Judge 2 2nd Workshop

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

4.30pm, Sunday 2 June 2019

 

tutor; Alistair Shields

If you require further information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Our Meetings are changing!

on Friday, 17 May 2019.

New Membership Forums

East District has introduced Membership Forums open to all East District Members.  The first Forum will be held on 20th June 2019 at the Michael Wood Centre, Glenrothes, 19:15 for a 19:30 start.

Details of topics will be coming soon.

If you want more details of the District Development action plan, go to 

https://www.sasaeastdistrict.org.uk/structure/current-minutes

Aquanauts Graded Meet - Closing date soon!

on Monday, 13 May 2019.

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 2019

Dpn't miss out, the closing date for Aquanauts Graded Meet is 22nd May.

This is the 18th Aquanauts Graded Meet and will be held at 

Bathgate Xcite Leisure Centre, 

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 2019

Full details can be found at 

http://www.swimscotland.co.uk/