Squad Structure

The National Squad:

 

National Qualifier over any distance in the current year or Regional Qualifier over any distance in the current year or Regional Consideration Qualifier over any distance in the current year.

Attendance of 6+ Pool Sessions Attendance & 1 Land or Gym Sessions.

Outstanding Training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches and team mates. No Wild Cards

Weekly Log book returns required. Swimmers Age 13 + Years

 

Senior Regional Squad:

 

All Senior Regional - Good training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches & team mates. Must still be a competitive member? (Wild Cards in agreement with Head Coach)

Senior Regional 3 - Qualified in 8 + County events in the current year and be within 5% of a Regional Consideration time. Attendance of 5+ Pool Sessions & 1 Land Training Sessions. Weekly Log books required.                                                                                         

Senior Regional 2 - Qualified in 6 + County events. Attendance of 3 - 5 pool & 1 Land session per week.

Senior Regional 1 - County Qualification. Attendance of 1 -2 pool sessions per week. Swimmers Age 14+ years

 

Junior National Squad:

 

Regional Qualifier over any distance in the current year or Regional Consideration Qualifier over any distance in the current year or Wiltshire County Qualifier with 15+ qualifying times over any distance in the current year. Attendance of 5+ Pool Sessions Attendance & 1 Land or Gym Sessions. Outstanding Training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches and team mates. Weekly Log book returns required. Swimmers Age 11 - 12 Years. No Wild Cards

 

Junior Regional Squad:

 

Qualified in at least 1+ County events in the current year. Desired Attendance of 4+ Pool Sessions and 1+ Land Training. Good Training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches and team mates.

Swimmers Age 10 - 13 years with outstanding 9 year olds considered. (Wild Cards in agreement with Head Coach)

 

Potential National Squad:  

 

11 years - Wiltshire County Qualifier with 8+ qualifying times over any distance in the current year.

10 years - Wiltshire County Qualifier with 6+ qualifying times over any distance in the current year.

9 years – Ability to achieve 6+ Wiltshire County qualifying times over any distance in the following year.

Attendance of 4+ Pool Sessions Attendance of 1 Land or Gym Sessions.

Outstanding Training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches and team mates. (Wild Cards in agreement with Head Coach) Weekly Log book returns required. Swimmers Age 9 - 11 Years (Age at 31st December)

 

The County Squad:

 

No Qualification required. Working towards County Qualification.

Attendance of 3+ Pool Sessions. Good Training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches and team mates.

A desire to compete regularly in open meets & competitions. Age 10 - 13years

 

Development County Squad:

 

No Qualification required. Working to develop 4 strong strokes and good technique in all. Developing starts, turns and finishes in all stroke. Attendance of 2+ Pool Sessions. Good Training Ethic and Attitude to training, coaches and team mates. A desire to compete in some open meets & competitions. Age 9 - 10 years

 

Development Skills 2:

 

No Qualification required. Must be showing evidence of 3 strong strokes and good technique. Starting to improve starts, turns and finishes in all strokes.  Attendance at 2 sessions.

A desire to want to compete in very low level competitions. Age 8 - 9 years

 

Development Skills 1:

 

Completed Stage 5 in a Learn to swim programme. Must be showing evidence of 2 strong strokes and show the ability to improve technique in all 4 strokes. Starting to learn the process of starts, turns and finishes in all strokes. A desire to compete in very low level competitions. Age 7 - 8 years

 

Learn to Swim:

 

Stages 1 -5:  Developing and Teaching young children to feel safe and confident in the water. From age 4 years.

 

 

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Contact

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For all ‘Competitive Training’ enquiries
please contact Lesley Leffers on mobile 07707 470100

For all ‘Learn to Swim’ enquiries
please contact Sarah Thomson on mobile 07725 473424

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