Age-Group Squads

This squad comprises those swimmers in the club from around 10 – 13yrs upwards with two sub-sections to the group:

Competition Development Squad – Skills development and preparation for competitive swimming

Areas of Focus

Skill acquisition and co-ordination
Technique development
Development of aerobic endurance
Flexibility and core stability
Nutrition and hydration
Focused and motivated to train and compete to a team ethos
Adhere to the swimmers code of conduct
Competitive participation in badge galas and club championships

Competition Squad – Competitive swimmers who represent the club at galas and open meets

Additional Areas of Focus

Fully committed to training program – 80%+ training sessions
Preparation for the race environment
Commitment to all selected Club Galas
Commitment to A grade open meets and County/Regional Championships
Land Training

Session Times


Day/Venue Competition Development Competition
Monday (Bramcote) 20:30 – 21:30 20:30 – 21:30
Tuesday (Bramcote) 20:00 – 21:30 19:30 – 20:30
Wednesday (Nottm University Pool) 20:30 – 21:30
Thursday (John Carroll) 19:00 – 21:00
Thursday (Bramcote) 20:30 – 21:30
Friday (Bramcote) 19:00 – 20:00
Friday (Loughborough (LC)) 20:00 – 21:00
Sunday a.m.(Bramcote) 08:00 – 09:00 08:00 – 09:00
Sunday p.m. (Harvey Hadden (LC))

This session is preceded by land training 14:45 – 15:45

16:00 – 17:00

N.B. Selection for these squads is based on the focus areas and at the discretion of the Coaching Team

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