Age Group squad 1

The AG1 squad is a progression from Development squad 2. It's for swimmers with competition experience, good technique, speed and stamina, who may be aiming towards county/regional qualifying times.


Training sessions

Monday 19.00–21.00, Wednesday 18.00–19.00, Friday 19.45–21.00 and Sunday 08.00–09:00.


Training aims and objectives

  • Develop stroke technique on all 4 strokes
  • Learn & perfect starts, turns, finishes & relay takeovers
  • Read the pace clock independently
  • Keep a logbook of training & competition results
  • Learn and practise basic stretching, body weight and core strength exercises
  • Increase distance covered in training sessions to improve endurance


Kit requirements (click here for more info on Club kit)

  • Appropriate swimwear
  • Goggles
  • Swimming hat
  • Water bottle
  • Kick board
  • Fins
  • Pull buoy
  • Snorkel


Competition expectation

  • Enter and swim all four strokes and IM in both Summer Sprint and Winter Club Championships.
  • Register four times for chosen strokes/distances at licensed open meets
  • Swim in club galas when invited