Development Squads

These squads are for swimmers in the club from around 7 – 10 yrs with three sub-sections to the group:

Skill Development 1 – Development of the skills required 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

Skill Development 2 and Skill Development 3 – Refinement of skills and introduction to competitive swimming 

Additional Areas of Focus

Fully committed to training program – 80%+ training sessions
Preparation for the race environment
Commitment to all selected Club Galas and Club Champs
Commitment to identified open meets and County Championships

Session Times


Day/Venue Skill Development 1 Skill Development 2 Skill Development 3
Tuesday (Bramcote) 18:30 – 19:30 18:30 – 19:30 18:30 – 20:00
Thursday (John Carroll) 19:00 – 20:00 19:00 – 21:00
Friday (Bramcote) 19:00 – 20:00 19:00 – 20:00 19:00 – 20:00
Sunday a.m.(Bramcote) 08:00 – 09:00 08:00 – 09:00 08:00 – 09:00
Sunday p.m. (Bramcote) 19:00 – 20:00 19:00 – 20:00 19:00 – 20:00

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

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