University Squad

Weekly Training Schedule – University Squad

Coach - Chris White


Monday AM

 Bishopsgate School

5.20 – 5.30 Pre Pool

5.30 – 7.30 Pool

Tuesday AM

 Bishopsgate School

5.20 – 5.30 Pre Pool

5.30 – 7.15 Pool

7.15 – 7.30 Post Pool

Wednesday PM

 Bishopsgate School

7.15 – 9.15 Pool

9.00 – 9.10 Post Pool

Thursday AM

 Egham Orbit

5.20-5.30pm Pre Pool

5.30 – 7.30 Pool 

Thursday PM


5.15 – 5.30 Pre Pool

5.30 – 7.00 Pool (50M)

7.00 – 7.15 Post Pool

Friday AM

 Bishopsgate School

5.20 – 5.30 Pre Pool

5.30 – 7.30 Pool

Friday PM


6.20-6.30pm Pre Pool

6.30-8.30pm Pool

8.30-8.40pm Post Pool

Saturday AM

 Sunbury Leisure Centre

6.30 – 8.00 Pool



1 hour 5 minutes

Post Pool

50 minutes

Swim 25m

13 hours 15 minutes 

Swim 50m

1 hour 30 minutes

Total Weekly Training  15 hours 50 minutes


  • Swimmers can attend up to 6 sessions per week in agreement with the head coach based on their training aims and form events

  • Swimmers must attend all target open meets as agreed by the head coach and support all Black Swan Club events

  • Swimmers must represent the club at Middlesex County Championships

Athlete Development Support Pathway Stage:Train to Win

Age Range: Male / Female 18 - 22 years

Development Phase: Specialization, event performance, 

Typical Weekly Training Volume: Depends on swimmer and individual specialty

Progressions: Emphasis on individualization of fitness, power, endurance, skill and technical training, shoulder, elbow core, spine and ankle stability, refinement of specific technical skills (starts, turns, finishes, transitions), fundamental tactical preparation and individual mental preparation. Peak strength development for peak performance.

Swim Specific: Enhanced execution, performance and power on form events. Performance orientated swimming goals.

About: Swimmers are able to train up to six times a week in the University Squad, flexibility is offered to allow for study. Individual training programs are agreed with the Head Coach. Swimmers need to maintain Middlesex County standard swimming to be considered for this squad. 

Training Fees:

Monthly Training Fees for University Squad are £60.00 per month.


Annual subscription is £60.00 inclusive of ASA registration fee (payable by end of March each year)


Contact for information:

Head Coach: Chris White