Group Structures

RETURN TO SWIMMING TRAINING - 31 July 2020

Hailsham SC will return to swimming training in a phased way from Friday 31 July 2020 following the training programme identified below (and downloadable here). Update - Additional sessions have been provided at Freedom Leisure, Uckfield and a separate booking form should be filled in for these sessions including the additional sessions for Youth and Masters squad on a Saturday morning at Freedom Leisure, Hailsham. COVID Officers - details of officers can be found here.

AUGUST TRAINING TIMETABLE 

Please Note: Yellow highlighted cells are additional sessions at Freedom Leisure Uckfield that must be booked with a separate booking form. Green highlighted cells are changes in time and additional sessions for Masters and Youth squad on a Saturday Morning. Stamina group will now swim with Stroke at 9-10am, and Youth/Masters will swim with Performance Bronze from 8-9am. These additional sessions for Youth and Masters and Youth Squad must be booked on using the additional sessions form. 

Location Date Time Max. Groups    
Freedom Friday 31 July 1930-2100 24 PG PS  
Freedom Saturday 1 August 0800-0900 24 PB ST  
Freedom Saturday 1 August 0900-1000 24 SK1 SK2  
Bedes Monday 3 August 0600-0800 30 PG PS  
Freedom Monday 3 August 1930-2100 24 PB YM  
Bedes Tuesday 4 August 0600-0800 30 PG PS  
Bedes Wednesday 5 August 0600-0800 30 PG PB  
Bedes Thursday 6 August 0600-0800 30 PG PS  
Bedes Friday 7 August 0600-0800 30 PG PS  
Freedom Friday 7 August 1930-2100 24 PB ST  
Freedom Saturday 8 August 0800-0900 24 PB YM  
Freedom Saturday 8 August 0900-1000 24 SK1 SK2 ST
Uckfield Saturday 8 August 1200-1400 24 PG PS  
Freedom Monday 10 August 1930-2100 24 PG PS  
Uckfield Tuesday 11 August 1915-2045 24 PG PS YM
Uckfield Thursday 13 August 1915-2045 24 PB ST SK1/2
Freedom Friday 14 August 1930-2100 24 PG YM  
Freedom Saturday 15 August 0800-0900 24 PB YM  
Freedom Saturday 15 August  0900-1000 24 SK1 SK2 ST
Uckfield Saturday 15 August 1200-1400 24 PG PS  
Freedom Monday 17 August 1930-2100 24 PG PS  
Uckfield Tuesday 18 August 1915-2045 24 PG PS YM
Uckfield Thursday 20 August 1915-2045 24 PB ST SK1/2
Freedom Friday 21 August 1930-2100 24 PG YM  
Freedom Saturday 22 August 0800-0900 24 PB YM  
Freedom Saturday 22 August  0900-1000 24 SK1 SK2 ST
Uckfield Saturday 22 August 1200-1400 24 PG PS  
Freedom Monday 24 August 1930-2100 24 PG PS  
Uckfield Tuesday 25 August 1915-2045 24 PG PS YM
Uckfield Thursday 27 August 1915-2045 24 PB ST SK1/2
Freedom Friday 28 August 1930-2100 24 PG YM  
Freedom Saturday 29 August 0800-0900 24 PB YM  
Freedom Saturday 29 August  0900-1000 24 SK1 SK2 ST
Uckfield Saturday 29 August 1200-1400 24 PG PS  
             
  PG Performance Gold      
  PS Performance Silver      
  PB Performance Bronze      
  YM Youth & Masters      
  ST Stamina        
  SK1 Stroke 1        
  SK2 Stroke 2        

 

*Maximum Group numbers have been amended to reflect the amended Swim England Guidance (20 July) and ability for single lane swimming, resulting in the increase in capacity. Further sessions may be added in due course. 

Booking Forms

Please Note - Only swimmers who have identified that they will be returning to training can book themselves into these sessions by filling in the appropriate training group form for the swimmer and returning them to the identified email address and making payment to secure you place. Please follow the instructions on the following group forms (download by clicking on the link). Further to our initial survey, please contact the Membership secretary if you are now ready to return to training.   

Additional Training Sessions Booking Form - Uckfield and additional Youth/Masters Sessions 

Performance Gold

Performance Silver

Performance Bronze

Youth & Masters

Stamina

Stroke 1

Stroke 2

Protocols and Procedures for Training Venues:

Those Members that did not attend the Return to Training Briefing on 30 July 2020 should consult the following presentation which relates to the use of Freedom Leisure Hailsham and Bedes Senior School here

Additional Information related to Use of Uckfield Leisure Centre can be found below:

Uckfield Leisure Centre - Protocols and Procedures

Uckfield Leisure Centre - Pool Layout

Return to Training Action Plan

All Members must have read the Return to Training Action Plan (updated on 30 July), which can be downloaded with its supporting Risk Assessments below:

Return to Training Action Plan (V5 30 July 2020)

Risk Assessment - Freedom Leisure, Hailsham

Risk Assessment - Uckfield Leisure Centre

Risk Assessment - Bedes School

Risk Assessment - Outdoor Pool

Risk Assessment - Other External Swim Facility

Risk Assessment - Land Training

Risk Assessment - Learn to Swim

Risk Assessment - First Aid

 

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Fitness Programme Sessions

Further to the closure of swimming sessions, please find below the land training and fitness programme to follow.

*LAND TRAINING AND FITNESS PROGRAMME  CAN BE FOUND HERE*

Challenge Set 1

Challenge Set 2

Challenge Set 3

Challenge Set 4

Challenge Set 5

 

Implementation of a new training structure took place in January 2020

Squad criteria - Please CLICK HERE for the latest version of the criteria for each of our swimming groups.

Performance Squads (Gold, Silver & Bronze) 

These are the top three competitive swimming squads with highly motivated swimmers, striving to improve performance. Swimmers will maximise their performance in training and compete regularly, reaching County standard or further. Swimmers show commitment to training and personal development.

Aims/Objectives

(1)     County standard or higher
(2)     Commitment to competitions
(3)     Represent the club to the highest level
(4)     Develop understanding of nutrition and anatomy/physiology   

 

Masters & Youth/Fitness Squad

Senior Squad swimmers are at a high standard, but cannot commit to the high training schedule required in Performance Squad. This is the club's Youth and Fitness squad which also encorporates the Masters group.

Aims/Objectives

(1)     To enjoy competing and performing well
(2)     To develop technique and speed
(3)     To encourage participation of all ages
(4)     Commitment to competitions and representing the club


Stamina Group

The Stamina Squad is swimmers who are primarily developing their stamina, progressing to a level where they can swim efficiently and effectively for a long period. They show enthusiasm to develop their swimming technique and skills. 

Aims/Objectives:

(1)     To develop the stamina of swimmers
(2)     To encourage participation in club championships and galas
(3)     To develop understanding of stroke technique
(4)     Progress within the swimming club

Stroke Groups (Stroke 1 & Stroke 2)

The Stroke Group contains swimmers who have met the assessment requirement for the Club. The key aim is to introduce effective technique for all strokes, to improve the swimmer’s efficiency within the water. 

Aims/Objectives

(1)      To develop effective techniques on all strokes
(2)     To meet ASA Diving into water standards
(3)     To enjoy learning and developing swimming skills
(4)     Progress within the swimming club 

Learn to Swim Teaching (LTS) Groups (Stages 1-7)

The LTS group follows the British Swimming/Swim England Teaching stages 1-7 leading to a the next stage of meeting the requirements of Stroke group. This typically contains young swimmers who are developing water confidence, breathing patterns, stroke technique and kicking skills.

Aims/Objectives:

(1)      To improve water confidence
(2)      To work towards the club entry level requirements (Stroke group)
(3)      To enjoy the experience of swimming