Open Water Swimming Race Officials Certification Program

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Open Water Swimming Text Book used for Certification Program
Open Water Swimming Text Book used for Certification Program
The Open Water Race Officials Certification Program is an online, on-demand comprehensive educational and instructional program for open water swimming race officials and administrators offered by Open Water Source.

Overview

The Open Water Swimming Race Officials Certification Program is a comprehensive ten-step program for open water swimming officials, administrators, coaches and parents who are interested in learning the details of open water swimming rules, regulations, protocols, procedures and the best practices of the sport.

The certification program will educate interested individuals on everything from proper adjudication of the rules to commonly accepted procedures and protocols of domestic and international competitions.

Modules

The Certification Program covers the following modules:

Module 1: The Marine Environment

Module 2: The History of Open Water Swimming

Module 3: The Pyramid of Open Water Swimming Success

Module 4: Rules and Regulations of the Sport

Module 5: Equipment Used in Open Water Swimming - from Local Races to the Olympics

Module 6: Officiating and Logistics in Open Water Swimming

Module 7: The Psychology and Physiology of Open Water Swimming

Module 8: Marathon Swimming, Channel Swimming and Solo Swims

Module 9: Safety in Open Water Swimming

Format

The Certification Program can be taken online at your convenience. It offers an on-demand, online format with easy-to-follow audio explanations, augmented by videos and photographs for ease of comprehension.

The Program also offers a difficult 100-question examination that tests the participant's comprehension of the materials.

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