Information

 
Training Times: 
 

Tues

1715-1800

Kings Lynn

Weds

1630-1730

Kings Lynn

Fri

1830-1930

Kings Lynn

Sun

1830-2000

Downham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expectations

  •     Attend a minimum of 3 sessions a week, 4 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.
  •     Swimmers are to enter a minimum of 6 competitions / open meets throughout the season.
  •     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.
  •     Independently monitor 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 Performance

  •     16 x 100m FC @ 2.20
  •     16 x 100m IM @ 2.30
  •     6 x 100 Kick @ 2.50
  •     Regularly attend the 4 sessions available in County Squad
  •     Achieve Silver Competitive Swimming 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