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County Junior Squad

 

County Junior Squad

 

Aims

To reach County standard.

  • To increase the standard of swimming skills and introduce training protocols such as using a pace clock and training set styles.
  • To develop flexibility, stability and control through land training.
  • Aspire to achieve Regional Times

Criteria

  • Minimum attendance of 85%.
  • Swimmers will be 9-13 in the year of competition and show potential to become County qualifiers in a wide range of events.
  • Swimmers will have the basics of solid stroke technique in all four strokes.
  • Swimmers will be able to perform a 200 IM under ASA laws.

Competitions

  • Counties
  • Various Open Meets
  • Own Club Competitions, e.g. Dev Gala Series
  • Team Competitions, e.g. MKJL, ARENA League

Training

  • Swimmers will show dedication to improving their swimming skills, to include starts, turns, finishes, underwater, breakouts and efficiency, especially:
    • No breath on last stroke and first stroke every wall.
    • Minimum of 3 FAST kicks u/w every wall.
    • Attempts to complete all turns legally.
  • Swimmers will be able to complete a 200m timed kick in under 5 minutes and a set of 4 x 100 kick on 2.45.
 

 

Training Criteria

  • Swim – 4-5 Sessions per week (Roughly 20km per week)

 

Competitions Commitments (Calendar)

  • Target competitions as determined by Lead coach (Open meets)
  • Major Competitions:
    • National Arena League                                       Sat 14th Oct/Sat 11th Nov/Sat 9th Dec               
    • MKJL                                                                      June, July, Sept each year
    • ONB County Championships                              7th Jan, 14th Jan, (3-4th Feb) & (10-11th Feb) 2018
    • SER Age Championships                                     (12th _ 13th May)  &  (26th-27th May) 2018

 

Squad Break

  • Mid August 2018 ( Discuss with Coach)

 

Training Sessions:

 

AM

PM

Swim

(Wantage)

Gym

(Ardington)

Swim

(Wantage)

Gym

(Ardington)

Monday

 

N/A

OFF

N/A

Tuesday

6.00-8.00

N/A

6.30 - 8.00

N/A

Wednesday

OFF

 

OFF

 

Thursday

OFF

 

OFF

 

Friday

 

 

5.30-7.00

 

Saturday

6.30 - 8.00

 

 

 

Sunday

 

 

6.00 - 8.00

 

Total hours

3.5hrs

 

5.0hrs

8.5hrs

Swimmers must have their own fins, paddles, pullbouy, snorkel, kickboard, water bottle, cap & Spare goggles

 

 

 

 
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