PADS CALENDAR

Judge Level 1 Course

Venue: Holiday Inn Reading South, Basingstoke Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0SL

Time: TBC

Synchro judges are essential for running synchronised swimming competitions as they provide scores based on the performance of each routine.

They are also responsible for marking grade level assessments.

To reduce the level of subjectivity in scoring, all synchro judges must be expertly-trained. They require a full understanding of FINA and the ASA’s rules and regulations for synchronised swimming competitions.

To maintain their qualification or progress, all judges must officiate at a certain number of grade assessments and competitions.

Candidates must be 16 years old to take the level 1 judge course. They will be qualified to judge at level 1 and 2 competitions.

Course content will include:

  • Use of marking scales
  • Develop understanding of basic movements and positions
  • Able to identify Figures in current age groups (12U and 13/14/15)
  • Ethics
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of Free Routines
  • Knowledge of Grade 1 and 2 criteria and assessment criteria

Please contact us if you are interested in attending this course.