Swim Groups

SKILL Squad

This will be the new entry level for all swimmers starting with the club from the NAC Academy and other swimming lessons with the emphasis in honing on techniques. It will allow swimmers gain an introduction to a club program, training sets/using the clock and competing in galas. The training will comprise of 3 hours Pool time and 1/2-hour S&C training.
 
  Wednesday Friday Saturday
Training Schedule
Pool 4-5pm 8-9pm 10.30-11.30am
Gym   8.15-8.45pm  

 

DEVELOPMENT Squad

This will be the squad above entry level with an emphasis on the continuation of improving skills and techniques from previous learning. There will be an Increase in hours from the Skills Squad in preparation for the Intermediate Squad. The training will comprise of 4 hours Pool Time and 1/2-hour S&C training.
 
  Monday Wednesday Friday Saturday
Training Schedule
Pool 4-5pm 4-5pm 8-9pm 10.30-11.30am
Gym     8.15-8.45pm  

 


Intermediate Squad 

This squad helps swimmer’s transition from the Development Squad into the upper squad’s program. The aim is to continue with improving techniques and skills with an improvement in overall aerobic fitness. The training will comprise of 6.5 hours Pool Time and 1 hour of S&C training.

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Training Schedule

Pool 8-9pm 7-8pm 7-8pm 7-9pm 7.30-9am
Gym     8.15-9.15pm    

 


C Squad 

This squad continues to develop swimmers towards qualifying towards Regional qualifying times with increased hours in the pool to 9 hours and 2 hours S&C with some specific competition goals.

Training Schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Pool 7.30-8.30pm 8-9pm 7-8pm 7-9pm 7-9pm 7am-9am
Gym       5.45-6.45pm   9.15-10.15am

 

B Squad 

This squad will help swimmers gain top performance with the aim of gaining National qualifying times with increased hours in the pool to 10 hours and 2 hours S&C. It will be used to aid transitioning into the A Squad over a period of time. There may be potential extra afternoon training offered to targeted swimmers to aid with transition into A Squad.

Training Schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Pool 7.30-8.30pm 8-9pm 7-8pm 7-9pm 7-9pm 7am-9am
Gym       5.45-6.45pm   9.15-10.15am

A Squad

This is the performance swim squad and selection will be strict for this squad. Acceptance into the A Squad will be decided by the Head Coach through an interview process for any future transitions. The training will comprise of an average of 6-7 x 2 hours Pool sessions and 3 x 1-hour Land training. There will be a minimum age requirement of 14 years of age.
All swimmers must commit to completing the agreed programme for pool and S&C hours including nutrition requirements with no exceptions.

Training Schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Pool 5-7pm 5-7pm 5-7pm 5-7pm 5-7pm 7-9am
**4-6pm
Early Gym   4.15-5pm   4.15-5pm   Both Groups
10.15-11.15am
Late Gym   7.15-8.15pm   7.15-8.15pm  

**Saturday afternoon sessions do not always take place, please check with the coach.