JUNIOR            

STARFISH : Must be able to swim a minimum distance of 50 metres in freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke correctly and efficiently.
2 – 3 sessions recommended.

SEALS : Must be able to swim a minimum distance of 200 metres in freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke correctly and efficiently. Have knowledge of how to do all turns and starts.
2 – 4 sessions recommended.

DOLPHINS : Must be able to swim 2000 – 3000 metres each training session correctly and efficiently. Must know all turns, starts and finishes. Able to understand the pace clock.
3 – 5 sessions recommended.

INTERMEDIATE  

SHARKS : Must be able to swim all strokes correctly and efficiently. Must know how to do all training drills for all strokes. Be physically and mentally capable to handle swimming 4000 – 5000 metres each training session. 4 – 6 sessions recommended. 

AGE DEVELOPMENT : Must want to achieve a high level of swimming and training. Able to physically and mentally handle the demands of high volume and intensity of training. Know all the fundamentals of swimming, including heart rates, training sets etc.
5 – 7 sessions recommended.

SENIOR          

STANDARD : For those Senior age swimmers who want to train at a senior level but don’t/can’t commit to a high level of sessions per week. Still competitive at most levels of swimming.
4 – 6 sessions recommended. 

PERFORMANCE     Must be wanting to strive for the highest level of excellence in performance and training to the best of their ability. Must meet the individual contract and coaches guidelines/criteria.  Must attend a minimum of seven pool sessions per week. Must be able to perform at a minimum of State Age finals standard.
Min 7 sessions required.

COACHES NOTE: The above is a general idea of the requirements for all of the club training squads. The Head Coach has the final decision on what squad the swimmer will be involved in. Factors that can affect this decision, could be Maturity, Age, Physical and Mental Attributes. The decision is made with the best interests of the swimmer in mind.

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