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Performance Squads Silver and Gold

July 2016- Please see Entry Requirements and waiting list criteria found via home page.

The Performance Squads are the Competing Squads, they attend Open Meets to qualify for County, Regional Championships and National Competitions. Swimmers are expected to have a good understanding of training techniques, be committed and dedicated to work with the Performance Coaches to achieve their goals and achieve their maximum potential. We would expect swimmers in Performance Silver to train a minimum of 4 times a week and Performance Gold train a minimum 5 sessions per week.

These Squads are highly specific with each swimmers’ aim at the heart of the training programme. At this stage focusing on Freestyle and their preferred number one stroke. Criteria for the Performance Squads:

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Junior Performance Squad

July 2016- Please see Entry Requirements and waiting list criteria found via home page.

This Squad is by invitation only. It consists of our Junior County Qualifiers seeking Regional Qualification. The age guideline for this squad is 9-12, with the younger ones proficient in all 4 strokes and the older ones beginning to specify.

Criteria for this squad is County Qualification in at least a 50m and a 200m event or within 5 % and those invited by Head Coach and Team that have shown progression, commitment and dedication to training. This Squad also work to a specific programme and needs commitment to at least 4 sessions in order for the swimmer to achieve to the level they wish.

From a competition angle these are on the advice of the Head Coach and Junior Performance Coach as to the appropri...

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