County Development Squad

Weekly Training Schedule – County Development Squad - 27th August 2019

Coach – Amanda Reeves

Monday PM

 Bishopsgate School

7.05 – 7.15 Pre Pool

7.15 – 8.15 Pool

Tuesday PM

 Sunbury Leisure Centre


7.30 – 8.30 Pool

8.30-8.40 Post Pool

Wednesday PM

 Egham Orbit

6.20 – 6.30 Pre Pool

6.30 – 7.30 Pool

7.30 - 7.40 Post Pool

Friday PM

 Bishopsgate School

7.05- 7.15  Pre Pool

7.15 – 8.15 Pool

Saturday AM


6.45 – 7.00 Pre Pool

7.00-8.00 Pool (50m)

8.00-8.15 Post Pool

Sunday PM Spelthorne Leisure Centre

6.20 – 6.30 Pre Pool

6.30-8.00 Pool 

8.00-8.10 Post Pool



55 minutes

Post Pool

45 minutes

Swim 25m

5 hours 30 minutes

Swim 50m

1 hour



Total Weekly Training 8 hours 10 minutes



  • Swimmers aged 8 - 9 years must attend a minimum of three sessions per week.

  • Swimmers aged 10 - 11 years must attend a minimum of four sessions per week, with five being recommended.

  • Swimmers aged 12 years must attend a minimum of five sessions per week.

  • Swimmers must attend all target open meets and support all Black Swan club events.


Athlete Development Support Pathway Stage: Learn to Train

Age Range: Girls 8-12 years Boys aged 8-12 years

Development Phase: Major skill learning and development stage, all basic skills and techniques learned before swimmers enter puberty. 

Typical Weekly Training Volume: 5-11 kilometers per week

Progressions: Peak motor development, fundamental technical skill development progressively more specific stroke work. Fundamental ancillary capacities develop, knowledge and experience, land based work introduced to develop fundamental movements and body weight exercises. Pre and Post Pool works out introduced with routines progressively developed.

Swim Specific: Development of all four strokes and Individual Medley, specifically 200m Freestyle and 200m IM.

About: County Development Squad allows talent young swimmers the opportunity to attain county level swimming at a young age when cognitive and motor skills develop fastest. Swimmers learn movement literacy and develop their fundamental technical skills which will last a lifetime. “Perfect” practice is the order of the day swimmers learn stroke discipline, body balance, co-ordination of movements and early development of body weight strengthening. 

Training Fees:

Monthly Training Fees for Junior County Squad are £72.50 per month.


Annual subscription is £72.50 inclusive of ASA registration fee (payable by mid February each year)


Contact for information:

Head Coach: Marcin Paszek

[email protected]