Competition 2

Swimmers will be expected to swim 6 - 8 sessions a week, train in the mornings, and take part in land training. Swimmers will be typically 9 to 12 years old. 

This squad aims to develop the swimmers understanding of training, building up training distances whilist maintaining a focus on to focus developing force, stroke length, efficiency, balance, co-ordination, feel, sculling, speed, starts, turns and finishes. Skills required for lifelong particpation in aquaitc sport.  There is a greater responsibilty for swimmers to take ownership and responsibility for thier training as they are asked to run sets off the pace clock, check stroke counts, times and heart rates. 

 

Training 

Day Type Time Venue
Monday Swimming 5:45-7:15 TPS
Monday Swimming 17:00-18:00 TPS
Monday Land Training 18:00 - 18:30  TPS
Tuesday Swimming 5:45-7:15 TPS
Tuesday Swimming 17:00 - 18:30 TPS
Wednesday Swimming Regional 17:00 - 18:30 TPS
Wednesday  Swimming County 18:30 - 20:00 TPS
Thursday Swimming 17:00 - 19:00 TPS
Friday Swimming 5:45- 7:15 TPS
Friday Swimming 18:30 - 20:00 TPS
Firday  Land Training 17:30 - 18:00 TPS
Saturday Swimming 6:15-8:15 TPS


Commitment

Swimmers should be swimming 6 - 8 sessions a week, and take more responiblity for thier own training.  They should be taking part in the clubs own competitions, and various open meets to gain racing experience and to keep improving their swimming times.  The minimum attendance requirement is 4 sessions.  Swimmers should be aim to swim 6 hours a week. 

Parents Commitment

Our club runs becasue of voluteers, and we would ask that you think about voluteering.  This could be on pool assisting, training as a timekeeper, judge, offical.  You will also be asked to help at open meets that we as a club arrange and in which your child is competing.  

Progression

Swimmers can progress to either Challengers or Comp 2 from this squad.  Children develop at different speeds, the coaches decide which squad  progression is to.  They will consider age, skill level, coachability, progression and current ability.  There are different pathways through the club and we want to find the best one for each child.    

Fees  £  pm 

Coaches  Graham, Maggie, Rhys and Carl