There is a Level 1 Judges Course on Saturday 15th September 2018, it is a full day training session from 11:30am to 6:30pm (but attendees must arrive by 11:15am). Full details are below, if you are interested please let us know as soon as possible so that we can secure your place.
Date: Sat 15th Sept 2018
Time: 11:15am – 6:30pm
Location: Swim England East Region Office, 6A Rosemary House, Lanwades Business Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7PN
Tutor: Stephen Fuller
Eligibility: Candidates MUST be Swim England Members and be 16 years of age or over on the day of the course.
Candidates MUST be familiar with the concept of judging, how a competition works and have watched/worked with and observed swimmers taking part in competitions and performing figures and routines.
1) Have seen, and be familiar with; Basic Positions, Basic Movements, Figure and Routine Grades 1 and 2, 12U Age Group FINA Figures, and Combination Routines. – it is encouraged that candidates have the support of a club coach or judge to be able to have done some preparation for the course before hand, in the way of watching, observing and becoming familiar with synchro language and names.
2) Print off and bring with them a copy of the FINA Synchro Judges Manual – available here:
3) Print off and bring with them a copy of the Figure and Routine Grades 1 and 2 – available here:
Equipment to bring: Warm clothes to wear in the lecture room in case it is cold. Pen, pencil, paper;
Other Information for Candidates:
Candidates attending this course will need to bring a packed lunch. There will be hot drinks and water available. Free parking is also on site.
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