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The squad concentrates on stroke correction and gaining strength and endurance.  They will be introduced to competition swimming through the monthly club nights and are encouraged to compete in the local development meet series and other ACT meets.  Once the Coach feels that a swimmer has met the criteria and obtained the appropriate qualifying times for Silver Squad they will be invited to trial the squad for a period of one to two months, before confirmation of entrance into the squad.  The sessions run for one and half hours, five nights of the week.  Swimmers may attend as many sessions as they like.

Test Set Entrance Criteria

  • 2 x 100 Freestyle Swim test set.  Test Set :Streamline. Tumble turn. No stopping.
  • 2 x 100 No 1 Kick test set. Test Set :Boards. No arms.
  • 4 x 50 IM Swim test set. Test Set : Correct Technique. Appropriate turn.

Entrance Criteria

  • Be capable of swimming all four strokes.
  • Have knowledge of appropriate turns for each stroke.
  • Have knowledge of the pace clock.
  • The coach must believe the swimmer to be capable of the session.

 Training Sessions

Monday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Thursday 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Friday 4:30pm – 6:00pm