National

Swimmers will be training full time with the Head Coach of the scheme, Phil Melhuish.

Entry Criteria

  • Total commitment to pool training
  • Swimmers will normally be 12 years to fully access the Squad and must have achieved the relevant time criteria, but swimmers of 11 may be fast tracked if times are achieved (age at the last day of the competition)
  • They will be selected by the Head Coach based on attitude, discipline, long-term potential and competition performances

Aims

  • Top level domestic success
  • To develop the disciplined practical and psychological skills necessary to train and perform at this level
  • To play a mentorship role for the younger swimmers coming through the club

Target Compulsory Competitions

  • Regional Winter and Summer Championships
  • High Standard Selected Open Meets and Club Championships to show younger swimmers what to aspire to

Main Compulsory Target Competitions

  • Aquaknights both Short Course and Long Course
  • National Championships both Short and Long Course

Squad information

15 minutes pre pool exercises should commence before every pool session.


Dry Land

Swim

Monday


5.30am - 7.00am
4.30pm - 6.30pm

Tuesday

6.00pm - 7.00pm

5.30am - 7.00am
4.30pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday


Off
4.30pm - 6.30pm

Thursday

6.00pm - 7.00pm

5.30am - 7.00am
​​​​​​​4.30pm - 6.00pm

Friday


5.30am - 7.00am
4.00pm - 5.30pm (selected)

Saturday


7.00am - 9.00am