Hamble Aquatics – Squad Criteria

Performance Squad
  1. South East Regional/Hampshire County Qualifying times
  2. Attend all sessions available (85%)
  3. Attend regular competitions of their ability
  4. Perform blood flow & post exercise stretching
  5. 5 fly kick off every wall
  6. Respect for coaching staff
  7. Good lane discipline
  8. Represent the club if selected at events
  9. Punctual to training
Academy Squad
  1. Correct technique on all 4 stroke
  2. Be able to swim 200m IM correctly
  3. Correct starts, turns and finishes on all 4 strokes
  4. Use the pace clock
  5. Understand and compete the sets off the whiteboard
  6. Good lane discipline
  7. Ability to work in a training environment
  8. Willingness to learn from coaches and older swimmers
  9. Respect all coaching staff
  10. Understand the rules of the sport at low level competition
  11. 3 fly kick off wall
  12. Represent the club if selected at events
  13. Punctual to training
Development Squad
  1. Represent the club if selected at events
  2. Punctual to training
  3. Good lane discipline
  4. Ability to work in a training environment
  5. Willingness to learn from coaches and older swimmers
  6. Respect all coaching staff
  7. Use the pace clock
  8. Understand and compete the sets off the whiteboard
  9. Attempt all starts, turns and finish to a legal standard
  10. Be able to swim 100IM
  11. Attempt to dive from the block
  12. Swim 200FC without stopping
  13. Correct technique on 2 strokes
    1. 2 strokes with understand of them/able to attempt them.

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To join one of our competitive squads your child will need to attend an assessment session where we assess their swimming ability. It also gives you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about joining a squad.

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