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Masters Squad

Here is a brief over view of Masters swimming and how it has evolved over the years as many people do not know the background or what it involves. Masters Swimming began in USA in the 70’s, where ex ‘elite’ swimmers organised a competition for adult swimmers. This has now grown rapidly worldwide and hosts its own, European and World Championships. A Masters swimmer is classified as over 25. It incorporates and welcomes everyone no matter what the reason for swimming promoting broad objectives of better health, fitness and friendships between swimmers with no compulsion to compete. It encompasses a whole range of ability from casual fitness to highly organised competitive swimming...

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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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