Pure Gold

 

LEAD COACH

 

KEEPING FIT AT HOME DURING LOCKDOWN

Our coaches have been designing land training workouts, and challenges, for swimmers to do at home. Please see the schedule below, watch out for the weekly challenges and visit our social channels on Instagram and Twitter.
 
Land Training at Home:
 

SQUAD DETAILS

  • High level of commitment and attendance is required
  • Up to 8 Sessions on offer per week
  • Up to 14.75 hours of swim time per week plus land training
  • Swims at Level 1-4 Open Meets

SQUAD SCHEDULE: View the Current Squad Training Schedule

SQUAD REP: Vanessa Nichols

SQUAD STRUCTURE: View the Overall Squad Structure

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: View all here

SQUAD TARGET PERFORMANCE CRITERIA FOR ENTRY INTO PURE GOLD

Squad criteria and moves are now based on a number of differing criteria and test sets, with a points based system, to ensure that the swimmers who aspire to continually improve will be given the opportunity to do so. All squad moves are at the coaches discretion.

Credit (points) will be given for the following:

  • Attendance averaging > 67% of sessions
  • Development of good technique/skills (per stroke)
  • Good training etiquette
  • Desire to aspire to swim at County, Regionals and above
  • 4 x Squad times (set out in the squad swim table)
  • 1 x Regional automatic time over 50m  
  • 2 x Regional base times over 50m
  • 2 x Surrey times over 50m
  • Previous year National qualifier  

Credit will be also given for completing each of the following test sets (demonstrating required technique):

  • 24 x 100m Freestyle @ 1.30
  • 16 x 50m Fly @ 1.00
  • 10 x 100m Breastroke @ 2.00
  • 18 x 100m Backstroke @ 1.40

Please visit the FAQ and contact your squad coach should you have any further questions regarding these criteria.