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Performance Youth

For Youth (15yr+) swimmers with Regional Qualifying Times for the coming year, and looking to qualify for National Championships.

Stroke technique & skill level for starts, turns, and finishes is well established and can be performed consistently with only minor adjustments needed.  Swimmers will be developing their underwater kick for greater distance

Lead Coach : Nikki Merrill

Overview

Performance Youth swimmers are expected to:

  • Have the potential to achieve Regional Qualifying Times for the coming year (and subsequently National Rankings)
  • Routinely attend at least 6 out of 10 pool sessions and 2 out of 3 S&C sessions
  • Be on poolside ready to swim at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the session to warm up effectively, be briefed on the session, and receive any relevant news and information
  • Routinely complete a logbook of their training
  • Regularly review their goals and objectives
  • Take responsibility for their own training and development
  • Be 100% committed in every training session
  • Bring their own goggles, kick board, pull buoy, water bottle, fins, paddles, and Norwich Swan hat (all available from the Club Shop) to training sessions

PY Squad Training Times

Day

Time

Location

Coach

Monday

18:45 - 21:15pm

Riverside

Nikki Merrill

Tuesday (AM)

6:00 - 7:30am

Hewett

Nikki Merrill / Stewart Park

Tuesday

19:15 - 21:15pm

Wymondham

Nikki Merrill

Wednesday (AM)

5:30 - 7:00am*

Hewett

Nikki Merrill

Wednesday

17:45 - 20:15pm

UEA Sportspark

Nikki Merrill

Thursday (AM)

6:00 - 7:30am

Hewett

John Digby / Stewart Park

Thursday

19:30 - 20:30pm

Hewett

Stewart Park

Friday (AM)

5:30 - 7:00am

UEA Sportspark (LC)

Stewart Park / Nikki Merrill

Friday

17:45 - 20:15pm

Riverside

Nikki Merrill

Sunday

18:45 - 21:15pm

UEA Sportspark (LC)

Nikki Merrill

*we can be flexible on timings here - discuss with Nikki

Land Training

Day Time Location Coach
Tuesday 18:45 - 19:15pm Wymondham  Nikki Merrill
Thursday tbc tbc tbc
Sunday 17:00 - 18:00pm Eastern College Rui Rodrigues

 

Performance Reviews

Performance reviews will be carried out every six months to monitor swimmers’ progress.  Swimmers who are not meeting the criteria and expectations for the squad will be informed of this, and have a further three months to reach the required standard.  If swimmers are still not meeting the squad’s criteria after the three months, they will be moved to a more appropriate squad for their abilities and ambitions.

Squad Fees

  • £59 per month
  • Annual fees - £35 per year (or £56 for families) for membership and insurance (payable in January or upon joining club)
  • Each additional child in family gets 20% discount on cheapest monthly fee
  • Monthly fee covers all squad sessions (including land training)

Payment

Payments are due on the 1st of each month. Please set up auto pay by registering a credit or debit card against your account.  Fees on your account will then be automatically billed to your card on the 1st of each month.