Information

 
Training Times:
 

Tues

1630-1715

Kings Lynn

Fri

1730-1830

Kings Lynn

Sun

1730-1830

Downham

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expectations

  •     Attend a minimum of 2 sessions a week, 3 within 2 months of moving into the squad.
  •     Swimmers that attain County qualifying times are expected to swim all events they qualify for at County Championships.
  •     Arrive on time for all sessions.
  •     Be prepared to listen to the coach and work effectively to meet training targets.
  •     Be respectful to the coaching staff, team mates and poolside helpers both at training and competition.
  •     Enter designated competitions for your squad.
  •     Be available to represent the club at galas for which you are selected.
  •     Have fun.
     

 

Swimmers require the following training equipment:

  • Goggles and Hat if hair is mid – long in length
  • Kickboard
  • Fins
  • Pull Buoy
  • Drinks bottle

 

Focus

  •     Develop and improve stroke technique and drill progressions on all four competitive strokes.
  •     Practice IM swimming sets.
  •     Improve shallow water starts, turns and finishes on all four competitive strokes and IM.
  •     Improve relay takeovers.
  •     Use the pace clock in all training sets.
  •     Basic speed and over-distance swims, varied pace swims (build, descend, negative split).
  •     Improve endurance.
  •     Improve knowledge of the rules of the sport.

Criteria to move to County

  •     400m FC with tumble turns, breathing 3 or 4 strokes and correct finish
  •     200m BC with tumble turns, a bent arm pulling action and correct finish
  •     200m Brst with correct turns, underwater pullouts and finish
  •     100m Fly with correct turn and finish
  •     200m IM with correct turns
  •     A shallow water competitive racing start
  •     Achieve Bronze Competitive Swimming Performance Awards in 100IM, 50 and 200 Frontcrawl and one other stroke

*For use as a guideline, squad movement is at the discretion of the Head Coach