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Aquabatix is the world’s leading professional artistic swimming company who produce innovative water entertainment for live events and on screen projects globally.
Fusing the glamour of Hollywood with the acrobatics of an Olympic sport, we have forged our very own aquatic niche within the entertainment industry. Aquabatix has won awards for our stunning style of event entertainment and worked with some of the biggest brands in the world including Chanel, Omega, BMW, Disney Soho House and Jumeirah.
In addition to entertainment, Aquabatix developed artistic swimming taster sessions for children and adults and has been delivering them for over ten years for clients such as Total Swimming and Zogg’s Oceans of Fun Days.

Adele Carlsen

After winning a Commonwealth Games medal, and competing in several World and European finals, Adele leapt onto poolside to become Britain’s top choreographer and coach for promising athletes.


Many of these went on to become national champions, world finalists and Olympians in the sport of artistic swimming.

As a qualified artistic swimming coach, Adele has taught children from two years old to adults as well as elite athletes, before bringing her wealth of artistic swimming creativity over to Aquabatix full time.

Founder & Director

Katie Fried

Katie represented Great Britain in World and European finals before moving on to choreograph and coach artistic swimming at the Rushmoor club. Before becoming full time with Aquabatix, Katie started her working career in the events industry managing

high profile events such as Sport Relief, Swimathon and the London Youth Games.

Katie and Adele have both enjoyed a long and extensive international career in artistic swimming. Starting as club teammates from the age of eight, going on to win national titles together and competing in the Great Britain team, their partnership continues today as business partners and great friends.


Founder & Director
Katie & Adele
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Founded in 1932, STA is an award-winning charity and national governing body for swimming and lifesaving. For the past 88 years, STA has worked to create and deliver the highest standards of swimming teaching in line with their charitable objective:
‘The preservation of human life by the teaching of swimming, lifesaving and survival techniques’.
Safety Training Awards is the awarding organisation of the Swimming Teachers’ Association, regulated and/or accredited by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, and SQA Accreditation.
The STA Qualification Development team who have a wealth of leisure experience, work diligently to ensure everything we produce reflects the ongoing needs of employers, trainers and teachers in the workplace, in line with the latest standards.
This expertise continually drives our qualifications portfolio to ensure the best practices are delivered at a grassroots level for candidates of all ages and abilities.
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