Junior Development

 Over their time in this squad, they will be taught:

  • Advanced stroke technique
  • Starting, turning and finishing technique
  • Competition procedures and rules
  • General mentorship and advice for competitive swimming

Entry Criteria

  • Swimmers will normally be between 7 and 11 years of age.
  • Swimmers will be selected from the coaches of Napier Aquahawks Swim Club.
  • Must initially try to commit to a two sessions per week, with an option to swim three times per week.

Competitions

Swimmers will compete in local development competitions, Club Championships, and club nights.

Coach

Phil Melhuish

Squad information

Monday

3.30pm - 4.30pm

Tuesday

3.30pm - 4.30pm

Wednesday

3.30pm - 4.30pm

Thursday

3.30pm - 4.30pm

Swimmers will need to compete and gain 2B Grades and swim a 100 metre freestyle under 1.45 seconds to be considered for the Race Development squad.