City of Lincoln Pentaqua Swimming Club
For Ages 9 - 12 Years on or before 31st August
This Squad is for those swimmers who are either moving from learn to swim or currently do not want to commit to more than two training sessions a week.
The club will arrange a trial for the swimmer following a recommendation from their swim teacher or based on their previous swimming background
The squad will work on developing key skills for competitive swimming which include
Underwater Fish Kick
Hand entry position
Elbow high catch positioin
Arm and hand recovery
Efficient effective kick
Competitive starts and turns
Once swimmers are established in the club they may be encouraged to move to the White + squad which will provide them with additional sessions to improve. This will be the swimmers choice and no movement will be made until they are ready.
Swimmers in the squad are expected to compete at Club and Open swim meets. They will also need to be willing to be part of a team if selected, which will take part in events such as the Lincolnshire Junior League, Lincs League, Areana League etc.
All swimmers will be working toward achieving County, Regional and National Qualifying times for their age group
Once the reach the age of 13 then they will then move into one of the two Youth Squads