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Covid Lead Forum
Swim England North West delivered two Covid Lead Forums, to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities, opportunity to share best practice, update on Swim England Guidance and the opportunity for clubs to ask questions.
Advice for Clubs and Members Travelling Abroad
Swim England is advising its affiliated clubs and members to carry out a full risk assessment before apply for an international permit and booking any training trips abroad.
The warning comes following the Government imposing quarantine on travellers returning from certain countries due to the coronavirus pandemic.
While Swim England has not banned international travel, the recognised National Governing Body is encouraging clubs and individuals to take into account all factors before considering travelling.
Please click here for the full Swim England news article.
Returning to Training Guidance for Coaches
On 22nd July 2020, Swim England released Returning to Training guidance for coaches to help ensure athletes ease themselves back into training.
The document includes coaching, physiology, psychology, strength and conditioning, nutrition and physiotherapy tops.
It also gives guidance on returning to exercise for any athletes who have suffered with Covid.
Returning to Pools Guidance
Swim England have published comprehensive Return to Pools Guidance based on the latest scientific guidance and Government Guidance. The Guidance documents are updated regularly in line with any changes.
Returning to Pools Supporting Documents
A range of supporting resources for the aquatics community returning to pools has been populated to support the core advice in the Returning to Pools Guidance Document.
Return to the Pool Workshop – delivered to coaches on 24th June 2020 and delivered to committee members on 25th June 2020
Returning to Pools FAQs
Swim England have also put together a series of Returning to Pools Guidance FAQs to help those with questions regarding the recent guidance.
Swim England regularly update content for general FAQs regarding coronavirus to reflect the latest advise from gov.uk, World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE).
Land Training and Open Water
On 13th June 2020, Swim England issued new recommendations on land training and open water club activity. Documents provided by Swim England on Land Training and Open Water are updated in light of new information emerging.