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Development Squad

Development Squad

The second level of sessions within the club.

  • AGE GROUPS:  8-11
  • SESSIONS:  2 x 1 hour
  • AIM:  Improve stamina whilst maintaining skills of all four strokes for level 4/3 competition over 50-200m, develop swim times portfolio working towards level 2 (County Qualifying times)

DEVELOPMENT SQUAD  TEACHING TEAM

Lead Coach - Sally Foster.  Email:  advanced@clevedonasc.org.uk

Coach's - Fran Chambers,  Andy Jeal

 

EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR DEVELOPMENT SQUAD

The following equipment is required for the Development Squad sessions: - hat, goggles (properly adjusted), drink – preferably water or well diluted squash (at least ½ litre per half hour), fins, kickboard. Also, swimmers should have easy access (i.e. not buried at the bottom of a bag locked in a locker in the changing room!) to spare goggles (properly adjusted) and hat – since these items do break.

 

COMPETITIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT SQUAD

Team Competitions - such as Four Seasons, Mini Series. Teams are selected for these Competitions, and posted on the club web site in good time. If you are selected for a Competition, then you should make every effort to compete in it, and tick your name at the earliest opportunity.

Open Competitions such as the Somerset Development Gala and Clevedon and Chard Open. These Competitions usually (but not always) have qualifying times for each event, and if you qualify you should enter. 

Club Championships– All distances for all strokes. You should enter as many as you can – and your teacher thinks suitable .

 

RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT.