Sunday 8-10am – Shadsworth
Monday 6-6.45pm – Shadsworth
The A2 group will become our age group squad, consisting of swimmers ages 10-15 (in exceptional circumstances this may be different). With an age group practice, the amount of meters this group will complete will increase however the training will consist of highly technical practices based around the 400m IM. The primary goal is to get the swimmers ready for moving to the A1 group or Gallica. The most basic elements that will be included in this group are: Progressive Aerobic Development, Kicking, Long Quality Swims, Race Preparation, Sprinting, Test Sets, Stroke, Start and Turn work, Games and Relays, and Dryland Training.
Swimmers will be expected to compete in selected level 1 and 2 competitions as well as the club gala, micro league and national league teams if selected.
In this level the swimmers will complete the following type of training:
Squad criteria for moving into A1 group will consist of completing the following outcomes:
1. Complete a set lasting 2000m (either 20 x 100m; 10 x 200m; 5 x 400m) on a specific
It is important to remember however that completing these outcomes alone is not enough to allow a swimmer to move up. The swimmer must attend regular sessions along with being punctual and having a positive work ethic and ability. The swimmer must also be competing in the club gala and/or at selected micro league and/or national league teams as well as level 1, 2 and/or 3 meets. Failure to meet these requirements will mean the swimmer will be given the opportunity to swim in our Junior or Senior Squad.
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