Aged 10 – 13 years is a competitive based squad where swimmers are focusing on technique, training standards and race strategy. Swimmers are committed to 4 – 6 sessions per week. Camps and targeted competitions are part of this commitment.

 

COACH AND TLO DETAILS

COACH:- Shaun Ward

EMAIL:- info@wsup.com.au

MOBILE:- 0439 113 457

 

TLO:- Rebecca Stephens

EMAIL:- bec.stephens1@gmail.com

MOBILE:- 0415549200

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Junior Competitive Squad will have quarterly meetings (at the end of the term or during school holidays). These meetings are for the swimmers, parents and coaches to get together and discuss the up coming term and answer any questions.

Email will be the primary mode of communication with Team App being our resource for documents and references.

If you have questions regarding swimming please refer to the communication flow chart at the end of the document.

 

TRAINING INFORMATION

POOL LOCATION

GAC = 3 Bridges St, Newtown VIC 3220

LL = 240 Pioneer Rd, Grovedale Vic 3216

*Time table adjustment as of July 1st – As of July 1st Leisure Link will be opening at 5:30am during the week and 6:00am on Saturday. Starting time for drylands will move from 5:30am to 5:10am during the week and from 6:30am to 5:45am on the Saturday.

 

Punctuality – Please note the doors to the Library will close at 5:30am. If you do no attend drylands you will not be swimming.

Dryland – Prior to our swim sessions we will be activating both our mind and body. Breathing techniques will be used to help focus the mind, while a physical activation will warm up the bodies before the swim session. The morning drylands sessions will be run in the multipurpose room of the library.

Swim – Our swim sessions will be based around technique, efficiency and race specificity.

Equipment – Fins – DMC/Arena. Paddles – Engine. Kick board & pull buoy – swimmers preference. Snorkel – Arena swim snorkel pro II

 

Individual Meetings

Prior to each season you will have the opportunity to meet with your coach and discuss personal aspirations, timetables, school commitments and the like. You will receive an email shortly with a questionnaire to be filled out and bought along to this meeting.

The meetings will take place on ANZAC day from 9 am – 5 pm

 

Duty Of Care

Please note swimmers can not leave the session early unless coaches have written confirmation or have spoken to a parent prior.