Performance Development Squad

Schedule from September 2023

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
LAND           07:00-08:00 Studio
AM 05:15-07:15 The Quays   05:15-07:15 The Quays     06:00-07:00 The Quays
PM     19:30-20:30 Regents Park 18:00-19:00 The Quays

 

 

Aims

Swimmers in this squad will be expected to be actively looking to continue to improve and develop the skills they learned in Competitive Development squad. Technique development will still be critical at this stage. Participation in events and galas will be advised by the coaches and encouraged.   

These swimmers will be given plenty of opportunity to move squads depending on development, progression and motivation.

This squad is for the 9+ years. Swimmers in this squad will be expected to be actively looking to improve and compete. Participation in time trials, team events and Open Meets will be encouraged.

These swimmers will be actively aiming to improve all strokes and achieve improved official times to reflect this. 


Entry Criteria
Aged 9 + years
Head Coach’s discretion
 

Attendance

Minimum 3 sessions per week.
 
Training cycles will be shared with swimmers on a 6 weekly cycle.  

Pathway Progression

Not fulfilling the training attendance requirement will lead to a move to Age Group Competitive.

Exceeding the training and improving personal best times at competitions will lead to a move to Junior Performance squad.

All moves are at the Head Coach’s discretion. 

Squad Training Items (please check our Club Shop page for details of preferred suppliers)

  • Fins

  • Snorkel

  • Kick board / Alignment board

  • Pull buoy / Ankle band

  • Finger Paddles

  • Hand Paddles

  • Thera band

  • Skipping rope

  • Roller / Trigger point ball

  • Two 1 litre water bottles

Squad Fees from October 23: £80.00 per month