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21st March, 2020

In line with National Para Swimming Team, Swim England North West have organised a Para- Swimming development day.

The Development Day is open to all swimmers who are part of a North West Regional swimming club, have a Para-Swimming Classification (S1-14) or have an impairment eligible for Para-Swimming.

Swimmers must meet the eligibility criteria for their medical impairment to be recognised for the competitive Para-Swimming pathway. The primary diagnosis must be stable and belong to one of the 10 eligible impairment types:
• Hypertonia (high muscle tone)
• Ataxia (involuntary movement)
• Athetosis (involuntary contraction of muscles)
• Limb deficiency
• Impaired passive range of movement
• Impaired muscle power
• Leg length difference
• Short stature
• Visual
• Intellectual

The programme is organised to develop young talent and consists of the following:
– Pool Sessions working on stroke efficiency, speed play and racing starts.
– Land Training which will work on strength and conditioning for racing starts.
–  Swimmer and Parent Workshop
– Coach Workshop

All qualified Teachers and Coaches from the region are invited to attend the Para-Swimming Development Day.

Please Note: Individuals are responsible for their own personal belongings during the course.

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 16th March 2020.


Accrington Academy


21st March, 2020

Start Times

12:00 pm

End Times

5:00 pm


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