Coach Policies & Best Practice

SAFE SPORT FRAMEWORK
Get educated on Swimming Australia’s Safe Sport Framework here


SWIMMING AUSTRALIA’S GAMBLING, BETTING AND MATCH FIXING POLICY
Get educated on Swimming Australia’s Gambling, Betting and Match Fixing Policy by reading the policy

Make sure you take part in the online education training program here


SWIMMING AUSTRALIA’S HYPOXIC TRAINING POLICY POSITION
The safety and welfare of our members is our first priority. We want to promote a safe and secure learning and training environment.
Ultimately, our stance on hypoxic training is, it:

  • Has NO place in recreational swimming;
  • Has NO place in learn-to-swim; however,
  • Has a role to play in the sport, to help the development of competitive swimmers, under controlled conditions, by qualified coaches.


SSSM GUIDELINES FOR ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SWIMMING AUSTRALIA FUNDED SUPPORT STAFF WITHIN THE DAILY TRAINING ENVIRONMENT.
It is recommended that each Swimming Australia funded programs or athletes have access to suitably accredited support staff.
For a list of Accreditation Requirements click here

PHYSIQUE ASSESSMENT

As a swimmer’s physique is regularly changing, routine monitoring is essential for the continued
personalisation of training and nutrition. The following information will assist coaches and support staff to accurately monitor a swimmers phsysique ensuring they are in peak condition for major national and international competitions.


SWIMMING AND ALTITUDE TRAINING 
Altitude training is sometimes explored by swimmers for small variable performance and physiological improvements.
Prior to undertaking any altitude training, we recommend reading Swimming Australia's Altitude Training Camp requirements: 

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