The UK Rules
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FINA Official Rules

Official Rules Book of Swimming

Mastering the fundamental swimming laws and official competition rules gives you the edge. Your technique will improve and you will become more competitive.

SWIMMING RULE BOOK PDF: This section is for those who would like to download the official rule book.

We recommend reading through the simplified guide to swimming rules and regulations first.

The portable document format may be useful once you are familiar with the basic version.

Swimming school teachers and coaches may find it easier to study the key elements in the PDF rules book.

We also provide answers to the most asked questions in the Swimming FAQ guide. You will find a concise list of keywords and phrases in the swimming terminology A-Z section.

Swimming Rules PDF (Portable Document Format)

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FINA Swimming Official Rules Book PDF; UK Rules Updated 2017