Info | ASCTA SEA Conference 2015


2015 ASCTA South East Asian Conference
26 - 28 February
Hong Kong

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We are please to be able to bring to you the 4th SEA ASCTA Aquatic Professionals Conference for 2015 in Hong Kong. Conference attendees may choose to attend one, two or three days of the conference. Lecture-based and pool-based presentations are on offer. Attendees may mix and match whatever sessions they choose, where more than 1 session is on offer. Attendees wishing to gain accreditation in either or both of the accreditation courses on offer will incur a small additional fee for resources and accreditation processing and must attend one set of presentations. All attendees will receive a convention bag. A Trade Expo during the refreshment and lunch breaks will allow for plenty of networking opportunities.

When
26 - 28 February 2015

Where
South China Athletics Club, Causeway Bay
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Wan Chai


Presenters
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It is our privilege to have the current ASCTA President, Tony Shaw, delivering a range of topics on interclub competitive coaching through to elite level swimmers. Tony is an Australian national level Gold Coach.

In addition, ASCTA General Manager and author,
Mr David Speechley along with leading Swim Australia™ Teacher Course Presenters, Ben Jenkinson, Nancy Shaw, Jason Somerville-Kimlin, Kathi Britton and Sharon Wrobel will deliver topics and discussions on developing learn to swimmers and transitioning competitive swimmers from swimming and water safety lessons through to a squad training.

Accommodation
Special discount rates apply for ASCTA at the suggested accommodation - the nearby Cosmopolitan Hotel conveniently located close to the vibrant heart of Hong Kong Island and to public transport. Travel is easy from the International Airport. A wide selection of eateries and restaurants are also close by. Special packages are available with fantastic room rates including daily buffet Breakfast. Bookings must be made by the 31st of January directly to the hotel on the attached booking form to guarantee the special conference room rate.


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Conference options and pricing
  • Half day conference - HK$1440
  • Any One day conference - HK$2800
  • Any Two day conference - HK$4800
  • Three day conference - HK$6160
  • Any Accreditation - HK$640 each
  • Everything (three days plus 2 x accreditations) HK$7440

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Registration begins at 0830 before each session at the venue


Programme


Day 1 - SAT CS
Thursday 26 February 2015
SAT Teacher of Competitive Swimming Course. Non Accredited or Accredited
This course can be used as stand alone practical for professional development or used to gain accreditation by purchasing the CD ROM and workbook for an additional HK$640.00 (US80.00)
Time
Presenter
Subject
Location
0900 - 1030
Kathi Britton
Developing Efficient Freestyle
SCAA
1030 - 1100
Morning tea
SCAA
1100 - 1230
Ben Jenkinson
Developing Efficient Breaststroke
SCAA
1230 - 1330
Lunch - not provided
SCAA
1330-1500
Sharon Wrobel
Developing Efficient Backstroke
SCAA
1500 - 1530
Afternoon Tea
SCAA
1530 - 1700
David Speechley
Developing Efficient Butterfly
SCAA

Day 2 - (Primary) Bronze Coach
Friday 27 February 2015
Bronze Coach Stream Non Accredited or Accredited
The Bronze Coaching Stream lectures can be used as stand alone presentations for professional development or used to gain accreditation. If accreditation is required - for an additional HK$640.00 (US80.00) -
students will receive a workbook and access to an online theory learning course. It is desirable that Students should register as soon as possible to be able to receive and complete the course work before attending for accreditation.
Time
Presenter
Subject
Location
0900 - 0930
Jason Somerville-Kimlin
Strategies for Individual Medley#
SCAA
0930 - 1000
Jason Somerville-Kimlin
Strategies for Squad Management#
SCAA
1000 - 1030
Morning tea
SCAA
1030-1145
Tony Shaw
Competitive Freestyle*
SCAA
1145 - 1245
Lunch
SCAA
1245 - 1400
Tony Shaw
Competitive Breaststroke*
SCAA
1400 - 1430
Afternoon Tea
SCAA
1430 - 1515
Tony Shaw
Competitive Butterfly*
SCAA
1515 - 1630
Tony Shaw
Competitive Backstroke*
SCAA

Day 2 - (Alternate) SATeacher
Friday 27 February 2015
Alternate Schedule

This is the alternative schedule for Day 2 and non accreditation participants can move between sessions as required. This course can be used as stand alone practical for professional development or used to gain accreditation by purchasing the CD ROM and workbook for an additional HK$640.00 (US80.00)
Time
Presenter
Subject
Location
0900 - 1000
Nancy Shaw
Introducing the Beginner to Water^
SCAA
1000 - 1030
Morning Tea
SCAA
1030 - 1130
Janis Wright
Teaching basic Freestyle^
SCAA
1130 - 1230
Lunch
SCAA
1230 - 1330
Janis Wright
Teaching Basic Breaststroke^
SCAA
1330 - 1400
Afternoon Tea
SCAA
1400 - 1500
Kathi Britton
Teaching basic Backstroke^
SCAA
1500 - 1600
Ben Jenkinson
Teaching basic Butterfly^
SCAA
1615 - 1715
Sharon Wrobel
Teaching personal safety and survival skills^
SCAA

Day 3 - Bronze Coach
Saturday 28 February 2015
Bronze Coach Stream .Non Accredited or Accredited
The Bronze Coaching Stream lectures can be used as stand alone presentations for professional development or used to gain accreditation as a Bronze Coach by purchasing the CD ROM and workbook for an additional HK$640.00 (US80.00)
Time
Presenter
Subject
Location
0930 - 1030
Tony Shaw
Fitness and Training* (understanding energy systems)
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1030 - 1100
Morning Tea
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1100 - 1230
Tony Shaw
Practice and Competition Drills* (writing training programs)
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1230 - 1330
Lunch
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1330 - 1500
Jason Somerville-Kimlin
Effective coaching & communication strategies*
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1500 - 1530
Morning Tea
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1530 - 1615
Panel
Problem solving and solutions, questions and answers *
Cosmopolitan Hotel
1615 - 1630
David Speechley
Wrap up
Cosmopolitan Hotel