Development squad 2

This squad is a progression from Development squad 1, and is for swimmers whose stamina, technique and speed have reached a point where they're ready to start competing.


Training time

Monday 18.00–19.00, Friday 19.00–20.00 and Sunday 08.00– 09:00.


Training aims and objectives

  • Swim with correct technique on all four strokes
  • Be able to swim 200 individual medley
  • Do correct turns on all four strokes and IM
  • Do correct starts on all four strokes
  • Improve relay takeover speed
  • Perform correct finishes on all 4 strokes
  • Use a pace clock
  • Understand the rules of the sport


Kit requirement (click here for more information on Club kit)

  • Appropriate swimwear
  • Goggles
  • Swimming hat
  • Water bottle
  • Kick board
  • Fins
  • Pull buoy
  • Snorkel (optional but useful)


Competition expectation

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


Time trial

  • Feb 2018- Below, a link to the results of the informal 100 metres front crawl time trial. Note that these times were from a push rather than a dive, and swum near the end of the session: we wanted to spot-check what they could do in normal training conditions.- time trial results
  • Jan 2018 - see time trial results

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