Richard Flambard

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About me


“It all about you. Find me and if I can’t help, I’ll find someone who can.”

"I have a long sporting career in swimming since 1979 a huge number of years, running parallel to a normal job as a computer wiz, programmer since 1987.

Swimming Career achievements are from running a Learn-to-Swim program for 22 years to head coach for ' Jersey swimming club’. Assisting/Coaching ages from 4 to 72 with very mixed abilities {deafness to totally blind}. Also running a lifesaving/lifeguarding club.

My teaching style is deep down to the ‘FUN’damental’s, to guide you to develop yourself.

Sporting achievements in swimming are:
Completing various of Round Island swims to swimming the English channel, to itemise them its worth a google.   
I hold three world records; one back in 2004, a 12 hour swimming challenge at Le Quennevais pool, covering 41.9km or 1676 lenghts.
A recent fun one, solo entry in the Jersey Swimarathon doing 54 laps (2.7 km) Butterfly."


Teaching/Coaching Swimming specifically Hydrodynamic efficiency.


Water based
ASA : Advanced Swimming Teacher/Coach
RLSS UK Qualifications : Mentor to National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Trainer Assessor and 
National Pool Lifeguarding with First Aid in the workplace.

RLSS : Lifesaving Instructor Tutor
Safeguarding with Children and Adults DBS certified 

Land Based
Level 3 YMCA Diploma in Personal Trainer and Nutrition Award
Level 2 YMCA Gym Instructor
Level 2 British Gymnastics, General Gymnastics Coach
Certified Spinning® Instructor and Keiser Indoor Cycling.
England Athletics : Leadership in Running Fitness(Leader) and Safeguarding in Athletics