For Ages 9 - 12 Years on or before 31st August
This Squad is for those swimmers who are wanting to become elite swimmers and can committ to attend a minimum of 3 swim sessions and 1 land training session each week.
The club will arrange a trial for the swimmer based on the 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 position
Arm and hand recovery
Efficient effective kick
Competitive starts and turn
Work will also be done to increase their fitness levels in the pool and land work will be required to help with flexibility, core body and shoulder strength which is designed to protect them from injury and help develop strength.
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.