SFI to organize 10th Asian Age Group Championships in Bangalore
Bengaluru is all set to host the 10th edition of the AASF (Asian Age Group Championships) from September 24th- October 2, giving the country’s swimming enthusiasts an opportunity to witness the largest Aquatic Event in the continent. This was revealed in press interaction on Friday by the members of the Swimming Federation of India (SFI).
An initiative of the SFI, the event along with the support of the Karnataka Swimming Association hopes to attract the top swimming talent from across the country and develop the sport.
“This is the largest Aquatic Championships in Asia as it’s not only for open category (18 years and above) like the Asian Games and Asian Championships but will also include participants from Age Groups I (15-17 years) and II (14 years and below). The last time India hosted this event was in 1999 and I am sure this Championships coming to India will spur the popularity of the sport with aspiring swimmers getting to watch their icons live in action,” said Monal Chokshi, Secretary-General, SFI.
The nine-day sporting extravaganza will have over 40 countries and more than 1200 participants vying for top honours in four different aquatic disciplines such as swimming, diving, water polo, and the visually-mesmerizing artistic swimming.
What adds context to this event is that the event has been recognised by FINA as an Olympic Qualifier and Indian swimmers will enjoy home advantage as they aim for A qualification Mark for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The official website of the event can be reached by clicking here
Water Polo Coaches & Players Knowledge Series # 1
We are happy to inform you that in this lock down period Swimming Federation of India and Sports Authority of India have come together to launch a unique online program for water polo coaches to use this period for knowledge and skill up gradation of the water polo fraternity.
The program is called “Water Polo Coaches & Players Knowledge Series #1” and will be free of cost. Those interested can join the program which will conducted ONLINE on ZOOM over 9 sessions starting 11th of May 2020 to 20th May 2020 at 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM. (Monday to Saturday).
Please note enrollment is free but will be on 1st cum 1st basis.Registrations are now closed. Thanks for the overwhelming response.
Top level Foreign & Indian coaches will present variety of subjects daily
Top level Sports Science specialist will present content specially designed for water polo
Participation certificate will be issued by SFI for coaches who have attended all (100%) sessions.
An exciting and innovative coach online learning program from Sports Authority of India in partnership with Swimming Federation of India. The content will be delivered through online workshops and learning sessions will be free of cost and will focus on a blend of technical and soft skills relevant to the swim coach's professional development.
Swim Coaches Knowledge Series #1 will be a series of workshops starting 16th April 20 up to 14 May 20 between 10:00 to 11:00 am daily conducted by top International & Indian Coaches and Sports Science experts.
All the lectures will be held on Zoom webinar software. If you are on a desktop please download the zoom app from the website https://zoom.us. For mobile phones please download the zoom cloud meetings app from the app store (ios) or playstore for Android.To access the courses
Thank you for the wonderful response, Registrations are now closed. Program brochure can be downloaded here
Please note you will not be able to access the courses without registration.
Sports Authority of India is organizing a comprehensive general Sports Science course from 16th April 2020 from 5 pm to 6 pm. All participants of the Swim Coach Knowledge Series are requested to attend. The details of the program may be downloaded here
2nd KSA Swimming Coaches and Teachers Conference
The 2nd KSA Swimming Coaches and Teachers Conference organized by the Karnataka Swimming Association is to be held at Hotel Citadel, Bengaluru on 11th and 12th March 2020.
Interested Coaches may email Karnataka swimming at [email protected] or call 9880673988 for details.