New Swim England video can inspire generations to come

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Swim England Qualifications’ 2019 video can “inspire generations to come.”

Officially launched last week, the video encourages swimmers to turn their love of the sport into their career. Showcasing the experiences of swim teachers, it highlights the rewards of teaching swimming and the benefits of qualifying with Swim England Qualifications.

And the three-minute video, filmed at the University of Birmingham’s Sport and Fitness Centre, has received a fantastic response from swim teachers, educators, former Olympians and Approved Training Centres alike.

‘Video gave me goosebumps’

Wendy McDaid, a swim school owner, said: “This is why I love my job with a passion – it’s so rewarding seeing children become confident swimmers and safe in the water. Brilliant video.”

Also commenting on the Swimming Qualifications Facebook group, Faye Waddams remarked: “Gave me goosebumps!” And instructor Penny Watkins added: “I watched it three times I enjoyed it so much!”

Swim England Educator Karen Hanvey said: “Wow! This is why I do what I do.”

Fellow educator – and former Olympic swimmer – Chris Cook said: “I love this! What a privilege it is to teach swimming. It can change so many lives.”

And Kelly Gaffney added: “Well done Swim England Qualifications. I was inspired to teach many years ago and still love it to this day.”

The rewards of teaching swimming

Swim England’s qualifications are delivered across the country at more than 300 locations by its network of Approved Training Centres. Here are a selection of comments on the new video:

StreamlinED: “This is a great video from Swim England Qualifications showcasing the experiences of real swim teachers and highlighting the rewards of teaching swimming and the benefits of qualifying with Swim England Qualifications.”

Becky Adlington Training: “Great video. Well done Swim England Qualifications. We are so proud to be part of this great industry and sport. This is a great video that will inspire many generations to come.”

Survive and Save: “Why should you consider becoming a swimming teacher? Check out this video from Swim England Qualifications.”