Development Squad

Weekly Training Schedule – Development Squad - 1st September 2018

Coach – Amanda Reeves

Monday PM

Bishopsgate School

6.50-7.00 Pre Pool

7.00-9.00 Pool

Tuesday PM

Bishop Wand School

Sunbury Leisure Centre

6.00 – 7.00 Land Training

7.30-8.30pm Pool

8.30-8.40 Post Pool

Wednesday PM

Spelthorne Leisure Centre

6.00 – 7.00 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

6.30 – 8.00 Pool

8.00-8.10 Post Pool


Pre Pool

25 minutes

Post Pool

35 minutes

Swim 25m

5.5 hours

Swim 50m

1 hour

Land Training

1 hour

Total Weekly Training 7 hours




  • Swimmers must attend a minimum of four sessions per week with five being recommended

  • 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 7-11yrs Boys aged 7-11yrs

Development Phase: Skill Development

Typical Weekly Training Volume: 8-12 kilometers per week

Progressions: Peak motor development, fundamental technical skill development, progressive and more specific stroke work. Fundamental ancillary capacities, knowledge and experience, land based work introduced to develop fundamental movements and stability with body weight exercises.

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

About: Development Squad gently introduces talent young swimmers into the competitive environment. 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 Development Squad are £72.00 per month.


Annual subscription is £72 inclusive of ASA registration fee (payable by end of March each year)


Contact for information:

Head Coach: Chris White