Today we’re talking to Peter Shell about the rules of swimming and officiating. During the conversation Peter gives us an overview of the rules and the roles of the various officials around the pool. We also discuss why and how to get into officiating. Useful links: Swimming Australia Technical Officials page Online training for Technical […]
Today we’re talking to Mark Heathcote, CEO of Swimming NSW. We discuss: Pathways for coaches, swimmers and officials. How SNSW is organised across the whole of the State – beyond Sydney, including the Club and Area network. Advancing the art of swimming. How to get the best from SNSW. Working on Committees. Some plans for […]
We talk with Headmaster, Sports Scientist and Silver Licensed Swimming Coach Chris Curran. Our discussion included: Link between success in the pool and success in the classroom; Why use a swim coach; Different coaching philosophies; Parents role.
We talk to Amanda Vance of Lane Cove Swim Club and SMNE about using social media in swim clubs. Our conversation covered: Which social media platforms they use and why Gaining Committee acceptance and how to set up with appropriate controls Equipment used How social media works alongside the website Downsides Links to resources: Lane […]
We talk to Liz Booth of Abbotsleigh Swim Club about organising swim camps. Our conversation covered: How someone who is not sporty got into swimming The camp organising team, daily program, menu Sources of information and advice When and how to start organising a swim camp What the kids get out of it
In the rose tinted world of social media it is less common to fess up to failure. Deep breath, here goes. Scratching an itch a few years ago led me to selling software online. For too long I considered it a hobby business that I played with occasionally on the side. That changed in July […]