Swimming is an Art

Swimming is an art. Basically, it’s self-propulsion in water with the coordinated movement of hands and legs. Nobody can learn to swim all of a sudden as it requires a lot of practice. The swimmers become tired in a small time span as swimming is an exercise of Whole body. But some swimmers can swim for hours long.

Swimming is one of the remarkable Olympic sports which include four swimming styles in competitive swimming: Butterfly, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Freestyle. There are distinctive rules and regulation for each stroke and swimwear allowed for competition. Not only for competition but it’s also good for health and everyone must learn swimming. Swimming furnishes one’s health benefits for a lifetime. It enhances lung capacity and makes the heart rate better. Inveterate swimming builds endurance, muscles, and cardiovascular wellness.

Competition Pool Size :-

LONG COURSE:-

Swimming pool for internationally recognized swimming competition measures to 50 meters equivalent to 160 ft. (long course) long and 25 meters equivalent to 82 ft. wide. There are 10 lanes numbered from 0 to 9. Each lane is 2.5 meters (8.2 ft.) wide. The depth of the pool is 2 meters equivalent to 6 ft. 7 in. with water temperature range between 25 – 28°C (77 – 82 °F). At the each end there are touch pads and sensors to record time and maintain legality of relay takeovers.

SHORT COURSE :-

Short course swimming pools might have eight or even sin lanes rather than 10 lanes and that’s why these are called short course. The length of short course swimming pools is 25 meters which is equivalent to 82 ft. Under the FINA rules and regulations for the swimming pool sizes short course pools might require to meet some but not all of these requirements that are recommended for long course pools.

Swimwear :-

  • Swimsuit :- Swimsuits are made of special low resistance fabric which reduces the drag or resistance while swimming. These suits are generally made from spandex. Competitive swimmers also wear special swimsuits which include partial bodysuits, racerback manner to boost their speed and be more aerodynamics so that they can glide faster through the water thus having a speed advantage. Under the FINA rules and regulations polyurethane swimsuit are banned because the make swimmers more buoyant.
  • Swim cap :- A swim cap covers the swimmer’s hair to reduce drag. Caps are made of latex, silicone or spandex.
  • Swimming Goggles :- Goggles protect swimmers’ eyes from water and chlorine.

Other accessories are used for training but are illegal to be used in the tournaments or competitions which includes :-

  • Swim Fins
  • Drag Suits
  • Hand Paddles
  • Kickboard
  • Pull buoy
  • Ankle bands
  • Snorkel
  • Tempo trainers
  • Zoomers
  • Pool noodles
  • Inflatable armbands

Women’s wear one-piece suits with thicker and higher back which should not cover the neck.

Officials who manage competition and keeps the check includes :-

  • Referee :- referee has highest control over all the other authorities and its duty is to enforce the rules and regulation over the span of competition.
  • Starter :- Starter usually starts the competition by making loud noise which is usually a horn or beep
  • Clerk of Course :- the clerk of course assembles the swimmers and  is responsible for organizing them thorough out  the competition.
  • Timekeepers :- One Timekeeper is assigned to each lane to keep the record of the time. But when the fully automatic timers, sensors and video placing equipment’s are used then there is no requirement of timekeepers.
  • Inspectors, Judges of Stroke :- Inspectors ensures that the swimmer comply with the rules and regulations for the start, turning and ending. There is one inspector for each lane. Judges of stroke are there on each side of the pool which observe and ensure the rules related to the style of swimming.

Other swimming related sports are water polo, diving, and open water swimming which are there in Olympics. Sounds fascinating? We at Sports Management Centre are providing young hustlers with sports infrastructure that is in accordance with International Standards. Our expenditures are for the purpose providing with a place where they can learn and enjoy playing sports. Our efforts are fruitful thus far and that we hope to continue building our community for the same.


Academy’s In India:

HYDERABAD

  • Taj Deccan, Banjara Hills – 9989331919 – Kotaiah
  • My Home Vihanga – Venkat – 8374679093sunglasses girl swimming pool swimming
  • Rainbow International School –  Ramachandra Puram – 092470 70108 internationalschool.rainbow@gmail.com  , https://www.google.co.in/aclk?sa=l&ai=DChcSEwiRhZGmw5nbAhUVDisKHXw7AmkYABAAGgJzZg&sig=AOD64_2ZSz2Go3BeYaDxHjPAiFtRFFYPyQ&q=&ctype=99&ved=0ahUKEwidpoumw5nbAhWEe30KHS49DmQQhKwBCDg&adurl
  • Rahul Swim Academy – Kukatpally  – 063016 54541
  • Seasons Indoor Swimming Pool – Madhapur – 099494 64278 http://www.seasonswim.com/contact.html
  • Gopichand Swimming Pool  – Gachibowli – 040 2300 5369
  • Splash – Secunderabad  – 099853 38927
  • Global Indian International School – Uppal Mandal  – 091770 97097 http://www.giishyderabad.org.in/
  • Suchitra Academy – Qutubullapur Manda  – 040 2723 0895 – info@suchitra.in  www.suchitra.in
  • RRC Swimming Pool
  • Vishwamanya Swimming Academy – Secunderabad –           098661 47148
  • PTE Academy – Best PTE Coaching In Hyderabad – Mehdipatnam – 072071 15105 info@pteacademy.in http://www.pteacademy.in/

TAMILNADU

  • Sdat Dolphin Swimming Academy – Mogappair West, – Chennai – 044 6547 3011 info@dolphinswimmingacademy.com http://www.dolphinswimmingacademy.com/
  • SP Swimming Academy Porur – Chennai – 099622 82613  spswimmingacademy7@gmail.com http://www.spswimmingacademy.in/
  • VV Swimming Academy – Mogappair East – Chennai – 098416 31363
  • Waves Swim Academy – Zamin Pallavaram – Chennai – 096290 70004 waveswimacademy@gmail.com http://www.wavesswimacademy.com/
  • Ss International School Of Swimming  – Kilpauk – Chennai – 098413 66629
  • Saaral Swimming Pool – Ottravadai Road – K K THAZHAI – 090031 01900 http://www.saaralswimmingacademy.in/about.php

MUMBAI

  • Sai swimming Academy – Hill Rd – Ranwar Bandra West –  099200 13699
  • Michael Phelps Swimming  – The Classique Behind Infiniti Mall – Andheri West – 098193 56512 – biz@michaelphelpsswimming.in http://www.michaelphelpsswimming.in/
  • Michael Phelps Swimming  – Evershine Club  – Thakur Village – Kandivali East 098192 48816 info@michaelphelpsswimming.in http://www.michaelphelpsswimming.in/
  • Michael Phelps Swimming – Badhwar Park  – Apollo Bandar, Colaba,   077386 66328 info@michaelphelpsswimming.in http://www.michaelphelpsswimming.in/
  • Ocean Swimming Academy – Sangharsh Nagar – Chandivali  – 081087 87219 satish@oceanswimmingacademy.com http://oceanswimmingacademy.com/
  • Masters Swim Academy – Michael Phelps S  Sector 9, Sanpada – 098338 43203 biz@michaelphelpsswimming.in http://www.michaelphelpsswimming.in/
  • Saisa Swimming Pool  – 33rd Road – Khar Wes  – 022 2600 5973
  • The Coach Crew Four Bungalows – Andheri West – 082916 03380 info@thecoachcrew.com https://thecoachcrew.com/
  • Sharada Swimming Academy — Near Shiv Tapi Bldg – Opp J.K. towers- 082914 49445 http://sharadaswimmingacademy.business.site/
  • Swim For Better Living – Link Rd – Shanti Naga – 098192 30509

BANGLORE

  • Nisha Millets Swimming Academy  – Koramnagala  – 9845398442 info@nishamillet.com – Satish Chandra
  • Swimlife – S.R.Nagar  – 9845 192 047 – info@swimlife.org
  • Sastha Pools – ITPL  – Main road  – 88800 71000  – info@sasthapools.com
  • Micheal Phelps swimming – Sarjapur  – 080 4965 2300
  • Sprint Swimming Academy  – Kengeri 9880807299 siju.raaj@gmail.com
  • KEA Swimming  – Kamalanagara – 080-23232294  – admin@engineersacademy.co
  • Agon Sports – Kothanur – 9035 123 123 – info@agonsports.in
  • Dolphin Aquatics  – Bettahalasura – 63604 18905 – dolphinaquatics2012@gmail.com
  • Indoor swimming Pool – Kasturi Nagar  – 8025424322 – mohite05@gmail.com -Anupama Mohite
  • MNC Sports Academy – HSR Layout – 9980280635 – mncsports@gmail.com – Prasad

KERALA

  • Rajagiri Public School – Kochi – 0484-2911202 – rajagirips@gmail.com
  • Thoppan’s Swimming Academy  – Pala – 99617 12365 Thoppanswimming@gmail.com  – Joy Joseph Thoppan
  • Charlson Swimming Academy – Kannur – 9745200254  – charlson ezhimala@gmail.com
  • Life Aquatic Centre –  Edappally – 9895074751 –  sureshmenon20@yahoo.com
  • Menuda Swimming Academy – Palakkad  – 9388 951 632 – info@menuda.in
  • Splash And Swim  – Thiruvalla – 9496551526 – contact@splashandswim.in
  • Jimmy George Sports Hub – Thiruvananthapuram  – 471 2327271 dsyagok@gmail.com
  • Adler School of Swimming – Kollam  – 9562090077 – hello@adlerschool.in
  • RECCAA Club – Kochi – 95440 04335 – info@reccaaclub.in
  • Regional Sports Centre – Ernakulam – 484-2204068  – rsc-cochin@eth.net

GOA

  • Campal swimming pool  – Panaji – India
  • Felicity Health Club – Vasco da Gama – Goa  – 0832 253 8070 http://www.felicitygoa.com/
  • Grand Goa Exotica  – Guirim – Bardez – 0832 652 3222 – info@grandgoa.com http://www.grandgoa.com/

GUJRAT

  • RAJIV GANDHI SWIMMING POOL – VADODARA – 2652639555
  • RAAREE HEALTH CLUB – AHMEDABAD – 9825220472
  • MUNICIPAL SWIMMING POOL – AHMEDABAD – 9879879725
  • LAL DARWAJA SWIMMING POOL  -AHMEDABAD
  • AHMEDABAD MUNICIPAL CORPORATION  – AHMEDABAD – 7819816524
  • SWIMMING POOL  – AMC  – AHMEDABAD
  • LAL BAUG SWIMMING POOL – VADODARA  – 26526515575
  • SMC VIR SAVARKAR SWIMMING POOL  – SURAT  – 2612730046
  • VINU MANKAD MUNICIPAL POOL  – AHMEDABAD  – 7927522753
  • ALKAPURI GYNKHANNA POOL –  VADODARA – 9398636742

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY’S

SINGAPORE:

  • XSA Academy Singapore 821 821 01 info@xsaswimacademy.com
  • JOE Swim Singapore 98008000
  • Singapore Swim School Singapore 91142961  swimclassesorg2@gmail.com
  • Isplash Swim School Singapore +65 88690089 IsplashSwimSchool@gmail.com
  • SG Condo Coaches Singapore 90706001 condocoaches@gmail.com
  • Swim SG Singapore 96856605  swiminsg@hotmail.com
  • Able Aquatic School Singapore 88082083 admin@swim.com.sg
  • Marsden Swim School Singapore 9665 0328 turf@marsdenswimschool.com

USA:

  • United States Swim Academy Coral Springs, Florida +1 954-509-0089 http://www.us-swim.com/
  • American Swim Academy Fremont, California +1 510-657-7946 http://www.americanswimacademy.com/
  • American Swim Academy  Newark, California +1 510-794-7946 http://www.americanswimacademy.com/

UK:

  • Wanborough Swim School – UK Swim Academy The Marsh, Wanborough, Swindon SN4 0SW, UK +44 7730 565382 http://www.ukswimacademy.com/
  • 4 Stroke Swimming Academy UK Ltd  Ilkeston Rd, Heanor DE75 7DT, UK  +44 845 094 2855 http://www.4strokes.co.uk/
  • Elite Swimming Academy – Cambridge  Milton Country Park, Milton, Cambridge CB24 6AZ, United Kingdom +44 1223 633699 http://www.eliteswimmingacademy.co.uk/
  • Swimming Class UK – Private Swimming Lessons fo 122 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1R 5DL, UK +44 7936 182778 http://swimmingclass.co.uk/
  • Swimming Class UK – Private swimming lessons for City of London Girls School, St Giles Terrace, City of London EC2Y 8BB, United Kingdom +44 7936 182778 http://swimmingclass.co.uk/
  • 4strokes Swimming Academy 9 Alfreton Rd, Derby DE21 4AD, UK +44 845 094 2855 http://www.4strokes.co.uk/
  • Discover Swimming (UK) Ltd Gartcosh, Glasgow G69 1AS, UK  +44 845 459 1029 http://www.discoverswimming.com/
  • Turner Swim – One to One Adult Swimming Lesson 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BH, UK +44 20 7157 9923 http://www.turnerswim.co.uk/

TOKYO:

  • Tokyo American Club Tokyo 03-4588-0381 https://www.tokyoamericanclub.org/index.php/en/contact
  • Swim Friends Tokyo admin@swimfriends.org http://swimfriends.org/contact.php
  • Mozza Swim School Tokyo 090 – 9307 – 3824 lifesaver781@hotmail.com http://www.mozzaswim.com/page4.html
  • Swimia Tokyo info@enyzing.com https://www.swimia.com/contactus/
  • Tokyo Metropoliton Gymnasium Tokyo 03-5474-2114 https://www.tef.or.jp/tmg/en_inquiry.jsp
  • The British School Tokyo  bstfinance-inv@bst.ac.jp http://www.bst.ac.jp/why-bst/contact-us/1-2/

REO:

  • Swimming Academy Workshop R. João Geraldo Kuhlman, 25 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22793-260, Brazil +55 21 3325-0672 http://www.oficinadenatacao.com/
  • Romulo Arantes Swimming Academy  R. Águiar, 60 – Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20261-120, Brazil http://aquaup.com.br/
  • Crawl Swimming Academy R. Grajaú, 52 – Grajau, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20561-140, Brazil +55 21 2572-0138 https://www.facebook.com/Crawl-Escola-de-Nata%C3%A7%C3%A3o-244971768914792/
  • Academy School Swimming Dolphin Friend Av. Eng. Gastão Rangel, 1060 – Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 23550-390, Brazil +55 21 3157-7728
  • Swim Academy Niterói – Unit 2 R. Miguel de Frias, 123 – Icaraí, Niterói – RJ, 24220-001, Brazil +55 21 3619-2884 http://www.niteroiswim.com.br/units/unidade-miguel-de-frias

AUSTRALIA:

  • Swim Australia PO Box 158, Beerwah, QLD 4519 Australia 07 5494 6255 swimaustralia@ascta.com http://www.swimaustralia.org.au/contact-us
  • Justin Norris PO BOX 3327 Thornton NSW 2322 249661411  jnsathornton@gmail.com http://www.justinnorrisswimacademy.com/contact/

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