D Squad

These children are learning the skills necessary to compete in swimming events.

 

Training Timetable

Tuesday   18.00 - 19.00
Thursday   18.00 - 19.00
Sunday   14.30 - 16.00

Training Skills

 To be taught in D Squad

    • All four swimming strokes
      • Including diving, starts, correct turns and finishes
      • Enabling the first steps in competing in swimming competitions
    • Take time of swims
    • Leave 5 second gap between swimmers
    • Count number of lengths
    • Count number of repetitions
    • Breast stroke pull out

 

Technical Skills

 To be mastered before promotion from D Squad

    • Swim 4 strokes legally
    • Complete 7 turns legally
    • Racing dive from blocks
    • Backstroke start
    • ASA shallow dive award

 

Endurance Skills

To be mastered before promotion from D Squad
200s Freestyle 6 on 4.00 mins  
200s IM 6 on 4.30 mins  

 

Equipment Needed

    • Swim Float
    • Pull Buoy
    • Fins
    • Non-FIzzy Drink

Coaches and Teachers

D Squad

Lead Coach

Name: Muriel Moffat
 

Coach (1)

Name: Alan Gill
 

Coach (2)

Name: Tommy Fiddler
 

Coach (3)

Name: Matthew Fiddler
 

Coach (4)

Name: Sam Abba
 

Coach (5)

Name: Theo Tindall
 

Coach (6)

Name: Myles Little
 

Coach (8)

Name: Nick Rigg