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Development 1

Dev 1 – Development Training to Junior Age Group

To develop swimmers for entry into Junior Age Group

Training Criteria

Development 1

Coaches:  Morgan Nash

Email: morgan.nash@btinternet.com

Training Focus

To develop swimmers for entry into the Junior Age Group Squad

Swimmers to learn key training features such as reading the clock and stroke counting

Mental

Physical

Tactical

Technical

Swimmers to learn their PBs

Swimmers to analyse processes instead of outcomes

Develop Kicking Capacity

 

Develop underwater work and stroke efficiency

Refine technical strokes, starts, turns and skills

 

Land Training Focus

Prehabilitation and stretch cord work

Flexibility and stretching

Land Training Criteria

Complete full body  stretching routine

No. of Pool Sessions

5

No. of Land Training Sessions

 

Attendance Criteria

 

Recommended LTAD Age Group

8 to 11

Competition Criteria

Swimmers should be available for all Team Galas.

If a swimmer makes a final then they should swim the final.

Swimmers to compete in at least 6 meets per season.

Level 3 meets

County and Regional Championships

Team Focus Meets

Competition Focus

Level 3 meets

Team Focus Meets

Club Championships

Club Sprints

County Championships

 

Training Criteria

•      12 x 50 Freestyle @ 1:10

•      12 x 50 Breaststroke @ 2:00

•      12 x 50 Backstroke @ 1:20

•      12 x 50 Butterfly @ 125

•      5 x 100 Individual Medley @ 2:30

•      1 x 200 Kick under 4:30

•      Complete Drills Set List

Qualification Criteria

There are no qualification times – swimmers are selected on the ability to complete the training criteria and drills set out by the coach

 

Training – Time & Venue (from 1 Feb 2018)

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

AM

05:30–07:00

 

 

 

06:0007:00

07:30–08:30

 

Venue

Rivermead

 

 

 

Academy

Bradfield

 

PM

 

 

18:10–19:10

 

 

 

16:00–17:30

Venue

 

 

Bradfield

 

 

 

Academy

 

5 sessions, 6 hours in total