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Gold Squad

Monica WisePerformance criteria 

A place within this squad is based on attendance and performance both in training and at competitions, this will be constantly reviewed.

The aim is to compete at County and Regional levels and achieve targets that are set by the Coach.

Any child offered place in this squad will be given a starter pack which will outline the session expectations which are set by the Head Coach.

All squad movements will be at the discretion of the Coach in conjunction with the core values of the squad.

Training times – all sessions are held at Becontree pool

Monday               05.30 - 07.30 (25m Pool) 

                           16.00 - 17.30 (50m Pool) 

Tuesday              05.30 - 07.30 (25m Pool) 

                           16.00 - 17.30 (50m Pool)                                                                                                        

Wednesday         05.30 - 07.30 (25m Pool) 

                           16.00 - 17.30 (50m Pool) 

Thursday            05.30 - 07.30 (25m Pool)                                                                                                       

                           16.00 - 17.30 (50m Pool) 

Friday                 05.30 - 07.30 (25m Pool) 

                           16.00 - 17.30 (50m Pool) 

Attendance expectations

Age 11/12 - Minimum of 6 sessions per week 

Age 13 - Minimum of 7 sessions per week 

Goals for the squad

  • To work towards County medal positions
  • To work towards Regional finals
  • To improve endurance and strength appropriate to swimming
  • To gain knowledge of the scientific side of the sport including the correct nutrition
  • To understand the need for setting personal goals and promoting a positive mentality to improve race results
  • To develop values for all walks of life such as perseverance, commitment, respect, self-respect, focus and sportsmanship

The core values of the squad 

1. Being punctual                        4. Respectful to the Coach – both parents and swimmers

2. Good attitude                          5. Passion for the sport                                   

3. Positive body language          6. Willing to go the extra mile 

Gold Squad Training Items  

  • Short fins (Short)
  • Snorkel 
  • Alignment Board / Small Kick
  • Agility Paddle
  • Two 1 litre bottles (Filled !!) 
  • Pulling ankle strap
  • Pull buoy

Squad size

16 Swimmers


£55.90 per month

Squad Coach 

Monica Wise 

[email protected]