Learn to Swim and Coach Conference 2018

The Sport Institute of Finland
28–30 September


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Finnish Swimming Association is proud to host 2018 edition of International Learn to Swim and Coach Conference in co-operation with Finnish Swimming Teaching and Lifesaving Federation. Get inspired with the latest knowledge of waterskills and swimming teaching in the heart of pure nature and lakeside in Vierumäki.

Learn to swim!

Make your dreams a reality, be the best swimming instructor. What is your way of learning? How to find out how swimmers are processing information as they learn new skills? How can we facilitate learning? Explore programs, and benchmark children's swimming and water safety skills.

Make a splash, be safe and learn to swim!

Learn to coach!

Long term swimmer development is the key to building the foundation for swimmers to progress to their best, towards to excellence. Assist your swimmers achieving their potential targeting their developmental level. Seek out right questions and you will find right answers. Find out best practices, evidence based data and benefits of the technology.

Swim smarter, stronger and faster!


More than 20 names on the list, have a closer look on Presenters-page!

Andre Chaker, Antti Kauhanen, Arja Sääkslahti, Blanca Delafuente, Craig McCord, Dave Candler, Eeva Ketola, Helena Toivainen, Ilkka Keskinen, Jukka Shemeikka, Kaisu Mononen, Kaylë Burgham, Kirsi Hämäläinen, Mari Jokitalo-Trebs, Michael Hinge, Minna Blomqvist, Outi Aarresola, Pedro Valadao, Riitta Vienola, Riku Rimpelä and Terhi Lehtoviita.


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Revised 28th Sep 20:45 

Friday 28.9.2018

09:00–13:00 Accreditation
12:00–13:00 Lunch
13:00–14:30 Keynotes
10:00–17:45 Parallel sessions: different topics
18:00–19:00 Outdoor activities, open water swimming
20:00 Dinner

Saturday 29.9. 2018
09:00–11:45 Parallel sessions: different topics
12:00–13:30 Lunch
13:30–15:00 Keynotes
15:30–17:30 Parallel sessions: different topics
17:45–18:30 Outdoor activities
20:00 Dinner

Sunday 30.9.2018
9:00–10:45 Parallel sessions: different topics
11:45–13:15 Keynote
13:15 Final words - Thank you!
13:30 Lunch together

Contact Info

Phone +358 44 5490346
Email koulutukset@uimaliitto.fi