Attend our self-help clinic Wednesday 14th September online 8-9pm ACT/NSW/QLD/TAS/VIC7:30-8:30pm NT/SA6-7pm WA Bring your “how do I?” questions. Agenda will be set by you! Swim.Rocks founder, Ben Ramsden, will answer questions by editing swim club websites live online via screen share. Learn what can and cannot be achieved, and exactly how! Hosted via Zoom here: […]
How accurate are swimming timekeepers?
Swimmers spend their lives training to improve their performance. Coaches rightly focus on improving “PBs” (personal best times) rather than winning races. It’s therefore crucial that swimming timekeepers are accurate. The standard measure of a swimming time is to 1/100th of a second. For most events human timekeepers pressing a button are either the primary […]
Do you enjoy hardware / software experimentation?
Ben Ramsden (VK2GHZ) has a few projects in the pipeline and is looking for skilled and motivated support. Ideal skills and experience Breadboarding / prototyping hardware / software solutions. Mixture of web based and practical research. Knows what’s out there. Leading edge thinker. Innovation to achieve an outcome at a price. Budget estimating: time, hardware, […]
Review of ‘Officiating for busy people’ 15-Aug-19
What happened Webinar overview and replay is here. Publicised via Facebook groups, Swim.Rocks & Abbotsleigh Swim Club mailing lists, and an email blast to officials I know. Started a week in advance and did a couple of smaller follow ups prior. 24 registered, 11 attended (46%). 2 non-attendees later apologised for being unable to attend […]
How are you preparing to excel?
I vaguely recall a great Dilbert cartoon about PPPPPPP (a.k.a. prior planning and preparation preventing piss poor performance). Although this management nugget is as old as the hills, tonight I found that there’s nothing like a targeted refresher to awaken me out of my complacency. The NSW Office of Sport staged their second High Performing […]
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