Currently the highest squad available at the club, swimmers must be able to swim at a certain speed before being moved up to squad, as well as being able to maintain stroke technique and sound skills including starts and turns, and keep to training sets. To find out more about the what times the swimmers need to achieve before being moved up to squad please down the squad guidelines here. As well as the swimmer progression model here
Swimmers are expected to be available for selection for gala’s and relay teams and should regularly enter open meets.
For committed swimmers at the right ability there are opportunities to increase training through the club network – for more information please speak with our Head Coach, Ricky
The clubs squad forms the train to train section and train to compete sections of long term athlete development. For more information about LTAD please follow this linkhttp://www.swimming.org/assets/uploads/library/NOV13_Addition_SuccessisLongTerm-_Final__With_BAGCAT_Rules_2010_2.pdf