JUNIOR PERFORMANCE 1

Lead Coach: Peter Richardson

Squad Manager: Liz Hall

Squad Criteria

  1. Age 9 – 14.
  2. Meet the following standards:
    • Year 1 – Must be competent in all 4 strokes
    • Year 2 – Minimum of 1 Yorkshire Time
    • Year 3 – Minimum of 2 Yorkshire Times
    • Year 4 – Minimum of 3 Yorkshire Times & 1 NER Time + 5%
  3. Comply with attendance requirements as instructed by the Squad and Head Coach.
  4. To compete at any galas as selected by Squad Coach.
  5. Train effectively :
    • Warm Up – Skill
    • Swim Down
    • Understand the use of pace, stroke Count, stroke rate in relation to perceived effort in different training intensity
    • Lane Discipline
    • Have the ability to use pace clocks
    • Endurance
  6. Additional squad selections to be at the discretion of the Squad and Head Coach.

Aims

  1. Encourage all swimmers to achieve their full potential.
  2. To enforce the swimmers competition and training skills as part of their Long Term Athlete Development.
  3. Utilisation of training sets to create an understanding of the different energy systems.
  4. To work towards County & Regional standard.
  5. Develop the aerobic and endurance system and skills to prepare for Elite Performance.
  6. Learn and practice basic stretching and basic body weight exercises including core strength work.
  7. Development Individual Medley.
Selection to this squad is offered under the guidance of the Head Coach.
Training Times

Monday

5.00 am - 7.00 am: Ennerdale

Tuesday

Gym 5.00 - 5.30 pm

5.45 - 7.45 pm: Woodford Leisure Centre

Wednesday

6.00 - 8.00 pm: Woodford Leisure Centre

Thursday

Gym 4.45 - 5.15 pm

5.30 - 7.15 pm: Woodford Leisure Centre

Friday

5.00 - 7.00 am: Ennerdale

Friday

5.00 - 7.00 pm: Ennerdale