Entry into the squad is that the swimmer must have passed Level / Stage 7 in Royal Life Saving Swimming Programs and the certificate needs to be sited and it will be at the Head Coach's discretion after an assessment.
Ensure correct breathing technique
Have proper and legal leg kick
Correct arm stroke with patter kick
Intent of a forward roll as sometimes referred to
Not necessarily a requirement
Swimmers must arrive early before they do their water session. During this time they must do their dry land stretching and strengthening exercises.
Training equipment that the swimmer must bring to pool deck:
Goggles (and spare if required), water bottle and flippers.
- Skills and drills of all four (4) strokes.
- Speed and endurance work.
- Starts, turns and finishes of all strokes including Individual Medley changeovers.
- Maintaining breathing and technique in all strokes.
Training will be a minimum of two (2) sessions per week.