Performance Age Group

Entry Criteria

  • Swimmers would normally be between 10 and 16 years of age
  • Have advanced stroke technique and effective turns in all four strokes
  • Swimmers must of achieved the relevant grades criteria (age as last day of the competition)
  • Minimum attendance of six sessions per week

Aims

  • To enforce the swimmers’ competition and training skills, ready for the intense training required in the National Squad
  • To introduce swimmers to energy systems and cyclical training
  • To build stability and basic strength through land training
  • To educate swimmers on time management, healthy lifestyles and meet protocols
  • To build the swimmers’ discipline and commitment level
  • ​​​​​​​There will also be trips around the country and possibly to Australia

Competitions

Swimmers will target NZ Division II National Championships, NZ Junior Festival, Regional Winter and Summer Championships, Aquaknights Long Course and Short Course Competitions and National Championships, local competitions and also Club Championships.  

Coach

Jeremy Tasker

Squad information

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


Dry Land

Swim

Monday


5.30am - 7.00am
4.00pm - 5.30pm

Tuesday

6.00pm - 7.00pm

5.30am - 7.00am
4.30pm - 6.00pm

Wednesday


Off
4.30pm - 6.30pm

Thursday


5.30am - 7.00am
Off

Friday


Off
4.00pm - 5.30pm

Saturday


7.00am - 9.00am