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What is Emerald Squad?

Swimmers in our Emerald Squad are here to begin their career into the realm of competition. Within this stage swimmers are beginning to improve techniques of their strokes in order to swim not just well, but fast. Building on their skills from Stages 1 through 10, swimmers are learning to utilise competition specific techniques. These include: Legal Turns; Competitive Starts; Swimming Terminology; Racing Laws and Drills.

Emerald Squad Goals

To aim for Essex County Times over 50m Events

To be able to continuously swim 1500m using 1 stroke

To be able to complete a timed set

To build Endurance, Strength and Skills appropriate to swimming

To begin to understand the Scientific side of Sport (e.g. Proper Nutrition)

To understand the need for setting goals and promoting a positive mentality

To develop values for all walks of life, such as; Perserverance and Commitment, Respect, Self-Respect, Focus, Sportsmanship and Sacrifice

Emerald Squad Size

20 Swimmers

Sessions per Week (Under Current Restrictions)

Up to 2 sessions, with a minimum of 2, 60 - 90 Minutes Each

Age Range (Guidelines)

7 - 13 Years Old

Monthly Squad Fees

£32.25 per month

Minimum Requirements to Enter Emerald Squad

Swimmers must have shown subjective qualities required by the Coach, such as, dedication and respect

Further Information

Emerald Squad Training Times and Expectations