Lead Coach – Ben Card

Hours per week: 8 hours pool time plus 1:15 optional Technique & Development and 2 hours land training
Minimum 3 swim sessions + 1-strength and conditioning per week

Advancing skills, technique and overall athletic development, with emphasis on progressing endurance and stamina ability.

– Able to complete both Pre-Pool and Post Pool and understanding of its importance.
– Understanding how to take Heart Rate (HR) including working with PB+ and RPE Model training sets.
– All four strokes legal including legal starts, turns and transitions.
– Must have demonstrated ability to swim a 200IM legally.
– Can complete 4×100 free @ 2.10 with tumble turns to satisfaction of coach.
– Willingness to set personal goals (with guidance from coach)and work towards attaining them with a commitment to team events.
– Must be able to use timing clock independently.
– Continue development fundamental movement skills as part of land training session.

– To swim successfully during Club training and competitions aspiring to compete at County/Regional level, Level 2 and 3 meets (or in other swim disciplines) with strong commitment to the programme.
– Expected to swim for the Club in Cotswold League and other team events as directed by the coaching staff. Swimmers are expected to attend regularly, as many pool sessions as they can each week, including land-training.
– Ability to take on-board constructive criticism, verbal instructions/directions and apply to stroke

If you have any queries, please ask your squad Coach.