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Talent Identification

Are you/do you know a swimmer with a disability who has aspirations to progress towards a high performance standard and who meets the following criteria:

  1. 10+ years of age
  2. Fit into groups A, B, C or D of the Swimmer ID toolkit (see toolkit below and Classification page)
  3. Motivated to develop as a Para Swimmer

Process

  1. Complete the form below in full
  2. Film a 30 second clip of the swimmer in the pool performing their most favoured stroke (it is the responsibility of the person submitting the form to gain consent from the swimmer or their parent/guardian if under the age of 18 years to film and submit the video).
  3. Submit the fully completed form and video to Swim Wales National Para Pathway Manager: matt.kendrick@swimming.org or 07583060339
  4. The video and form will be reviewed by performance staff at Swim Wales
  5. Swimmers will be given some feedback with regards to the next steps. This could include, but is not limited to:
  • Invite to the National Para Performance Centre in Swansea for further talent screening
  • Signposted to a relevant classification opportunity
  • Further development within a club environment

Swimmer ID Toolkit

Please click here to download

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Talent Identification Form

Please click here to download

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