In line with the National Para Swimming Team, Swim England North West host a number of training sessions per year for the Regional Development Programme.
The programme is organised to development young talent, with insight into aquatic alignment and underwater streamlining and stroke development. Land training exercise to build mobility, stability and fundamental movement patterns.
To access North West Regional Para-Swimming Training sessions all 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
All sessions will be led by a Regional team of coaches. All qualified Coaches and Teachers from within the region are invited to observe and assist delivery of all the Swim England North West training sessions.
Timetable for the Day
1-2pm: Land Training
2-4pm: Pool Session
An open door policy for anyone wanting to engage and gain experience from working with Para-Swimmers.
Please Note: Individuals are responsible for their own personal belongings during the course.
Closing Date: 12pm, Wednesday 4th September 2019