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  1. How to Work the presentation • Clicking the left mouse button will advance to the next statement or slide. • To start this Presentation Press ‘F5’ • To Quit Press ESC • I have read and agree to abide by the Alberta Officials Code of Conduct http://www.swimalberta.ca/officials/alberta-officials-code-of-conduct.htm May 2011

  2. The clinics should be taken in the following order: • Level 1 • Stroke and Turn • Chief Timekeeper • Clerk of Course • Chief Finish Judge • Recorder Scorer • Starter • Meet Manager May 2011

  3. JUDGE OF STROKE, INSPECTOR OF TURNS & HEAD LANE TIMEKEEPER

  4. This clinic includes the following: • Function of Judge of Stroke • Function of Inspector of Turns • Filling out the Card or Infraction Form • Head Lane Timer • Overview of all Strokes • Individual Medley • Relay • Questionnaire May 2011

  5. Infraction vs Disqualification • Infraction Report: made by an official who is qualified to judge strokes and turns, assigned to that duty, and in the proper position to observe the swimmer in his assigned area. • Disqualification: made by the Referee, if an infraction report is accepted. If a PARA swimmer the Technical Official must agree. May 2011

  6. Swimmers with a Disability (PARA) • Swimmers’ classification and exceptions allow exceptions to some rule requirements. • When a Technical Official (TO), (educated in correctly judging PARA swimming), is available, he/she must approve all disqualifications of PARA swimmers. 6 May 2011

  7. The Judge of Stroke May 2011

  8. Function of Judge of Stroke • Inspect the technique of the competitor • Observe the turns and the finishes to assist the inspector of turns. • Note all infractions, and report the infractions according to the process defined for that meet: • Inform Referee and if a PARA swimmer the Technical Official (TO). • If so instructed by the Referee inform the competitor and/or coach within 15 minutes of the completion of the heat. May 2011

  9. Judge of Stroke Judge of Stroke Inspector of Turns May 2011

  10. Function of Inspector of Turns • Observe the swimmer, • Commencing from the beginning of the last armstroke before touching and ending with the completion of the first armstroke after turning • Note all infractions, report the infractions according to the process defined for that meet: • Inform Referee and if a PARA swimmer the Technical Official (TO). • If so instructed by the Referee inform the competitor and/or coach within 15 minutes of the completion of the heat. • May be assigned extra duty of judging relay take-over. May 2011

  11. Judge of Stroke Inspector of Turns Judge of Stroke However …you may be required to judge both the stroke & turns May 2011

  12. When serving as both you should be positioned to move between the side and the end ofthe pool. Judge of Strokes and Inspector of Turns May 2011

  13. More typical is to find Inspector of Turns observing the turn end of the pool. Inspector of Turns Should watch a complete turn one lane at a time. Insure that you saw the infraction. May 2011

  14. DQ Filling out the Card Write DQ clearly across the front of the card. May 2011

  15. 1:25 pm Non-simultaneous touch at the turn at 50 m Bob Marley Hand-out the Quick Reference Infraction Card On the back of the card; Write the time of the occurrence Write the distance at which the infraction occurred Use correct wording to describe the infraction Sign the card; Print Your Name May 2011

  16. Disqualification Form • At Cardless Meets, • Typically a form with specific locations to be completed including: • The event number • The heat number • The lane number • Swimmer’s name, not used at Nationals or Trials) • The time of the occurrence • The distance at which the potential DQ occurred • Use correct wording to describe the potentialDQ • Sign the card • Present to Referee and TO if a PARA swimmer • Ensure swimmer or coach has been told May 2011

  17. { Timers Marshalling Area Head Lane Timekeeper Judge of Stroke { Timers { Inspector of Turns Timers { Timers { Timers { Timers Judge of Stroke May 2011

  18. Head Lane Timekeeper (HLT) • Official acting as a Timekeeper, who is also Stroke and Turn qualified. • Responsibilities: • Checking swimmer’s name for each heat. • Checking the swimmers are competing in relays in the order stated on the card or lane sheet. • Taking splits – ensuring that at least 2 times (splits) are taken on the first leg of a relay. • Ringing the bell on distance events. • Observe turns. • Judge relay take-over. These are duties which the HLT may assign prior to the start of the meet. These duties remain the responsibility of the HLT May 2011

  19. Head Lane Timer • Additional Responsibilities • Ensuring no one touches the timing pads • Ensure at least 3 manual times are collected for swimmers in senior events and for swimmers with disabilities, if no Automatic Officiating Equipment (Records can be set within age groups or classifications) • Long Distance Events (800m and 1500m events) • Verify completed lengths with Chief Timer • Ensure split time for each lap is recorded • Bell is rung • With 2 lengths + 5 meters remaining • Over the right hand lane marker • Continuously from backstroke flags to the wall and back to backstroke flags May 2011

  20. Did you know? • A swimmer may, • Stop and stand on the bottom of the pool only in freestyle • Hang on to the lane rope (to catch their breath) only in freestyle • A swimmer must remain and finish the race in the same lane in which he/she started May 2011

  21. However, If you have an internet connection you can bring up a YouTube video by placing your mouse over the link below and pressing the left mouse button http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeVRTapaZi0&feature=related • A swimmer may not, • Walk on the bottom of the pool • Push off from the bottom of the pool • Pull on the lane markers • Tape on the body is not permitted unless approved by the FINA Sports Medicine Committee or in the case of a PARA swimmer, by the Technical Official May 2011

  22. Overview of all Strokes The Start The Stroke The Turn The Finish May 2011

  23. Free, Breast, Fly and IM Starts • With a dive from the starting platform. • If the pool is not deep enough at the start end, from beside the starting platforms or in the water. • PARA and Master swimmers from the platforms, beside the platforms, or in the water with one hand in contact with the end of the pool. May 2011

  24. Breaststroke SW 7 The Start • After the start & each turn ONE arm stroke is allowed past the hips. • The head must break the surface of the water by the time the arms have reached the widest part of the second arm pull. • After the start a swimmer MAY, during the first arm pull, take a single butterfly kick followed by a breaststroke kick, during which the swimmer MAY be completely submerged. May 2011

  25. Breaststroke The Stroke Each stroke cycle must contain one pull and one kick in that order. During each cycle some part of the swimmer’s head must break the surface of the water. May 2011

  26. Breaststroke The Stroke May 2011

  27. Breaststroke The Stroke May 2011

  28. Breaststroke The Stroke The elbows shall be under the water except for…. … the final stroke before the turn, during the turn and for the final stroke at the finish. May 2011

  29. Breaststroke The Stroke During each cycle some part of the head shall break the surface of the water May 2011

  30. Breaststroke The Stroke The feet must be turned outward in the propulsive part of the kick May 2011

  31. Breaststroke The Stroke May 2011

  32. Breaststroke The Stroke May 2011

  33. Breaststroke The Stroke May 2011

  34. Breaststroke The Stroke All movements of the arms are simultaneous and in the same horizontal plane. One more time … May 2011

  35. Breaststroke The Turn The touch shall be a simultaneous two hand touch. Head may be submerged. May 2011

  36. Breaststroke The Turn After the turn a swimmer may, during the first arm pull, take a single butterfly kick followed by a breaststroke kick, the swimmer may be completely submerged. NO alternating movement. May 2011

  37. Breaststroke If you have an internet connection you can bring up a YouTube video by placing your mouse over the link below and pressing the left mouse button http://www.youtube.com/user/AKswimming#p/u/4/Xj8YzwB7B18 Questions? May 2011

  38. Backstroke SW 6 The Start The swimmer is in the water facing the start end Some part of the head must break the surface by the 15m mark after the start or turn. May 2011

  39. Legal Legal Legal Not Legal Backstroke The Stroke NO movement beyond 90 degree vertical. May 2011

  40. Backstroke The Turn At the turn, the swimmer may touch on the back and MUST leave on the back. … OR the swimmer may roll onto the breast, use a CONTINUOUS single or double arm pull to initiate the turn Kicking into the turn is allowed May 2011

  41. Backstroke The Turn Other backstroke turns, such as the so-called “suicide” turn, or a “saucer” turn, are both executed while still on the back without the shoulders passing the 90 degrees vertical prior to the touch. May 2011

  42. Backstroke The Turn May 2011

  43. Backstroke The Turn When executing the turn, there must be a touch of the wall with some part of the body. The swimmer must leave on their back. On the back is less then 90 degrees. May 2011

  44. Backstroke The Finish At the finish of the race the swimmer MUST touch the wall while on the back. The body may be submerged at the touch. May 2011

  45. Backstroke If you have an internet connection you can bring up a YouTube video by placing your mouse over the link below and pressing the left mouse button http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hwj7zPQ4D00&feature=related Questions? May 2011

  46. Butterfly SW 8 The Start Some part of the head must break the surface of the water by 15 m after the start & each turn The swimmer is allowed to take no more than one arm pull while totally submerged. This must bring the swimmer to the surface. May 2011

  47. Butterfly The Stroke There is no limit to the number of leg kicks allowed off the start and at each turn Both arms must be brought forward together over the water and brought backward simultaneously throughout the race. May 2011

  48. Butterfly The Stroke All up and down movements of the legs must be simultaneous. The position of the legs or feet need not be on the same level, but they shall not alternate in relation to each other. May 2011

  49. Butterfly The Stroke - Arms Arm recovery is over the general water level. May 2011

  50. Butterfly The Stroke - Arms Arm Recovery is not over the water. May 2011