SunSmart Healthy Club KickStarter Competition

SunSmart

 

Healthway is delighted to partner with Swimming WA to support Swimming WA Clubs across WA to be SunSmart.

Swimming and being outdoors go hand-in-hand, so recognising the dangers of UV exposure and being SunSmart is crucial for swimmers’ safety.

The following information will help your Club implement strategies to be SunSmart:

SunSmart tips 

SunSmart app and widget - for ease of monitoring the UV index

Don't let the sun see your skin campaign 

SunSmart sample policies

 

2019/20 SunSmart Healthy Club KickStarter Competition 

Swimming WA is pleased to announce the return of the SunSmart Club Competition, a co-funded initiative from Healthway and Swimming WA. 

The SunSmart Club Competition provides incentive for Swimming WA Clubs to identify and address a range of issues to increase awareness and knowledge of SunSmart sun safety policies.

Importantly, we want our Clubs to teach their Members the importance of sun protection, and like you, we want all swimmers to be actively adopting the SunSmart practices into everyday life.

The SunSmart Club Competition will provide the winning application from a Swimming WA Club with funding to increase SunSmart inititives for their members. 

Click below link for information on the assessment criteria 

Olympian Tommaso D’Orsogna’s Swimming and SunSmart Tips - Click on the links

1. Effective kicking technique

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2Body rotation and breathing

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3Exhalation and inhalation

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4. Bilateral breathing

Seek 

5. Freestyle stroke technique

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