Foundation Squad

OBJECTIVES

To create skills in all 4 strokes in preparation for competitive swimming including ASA competitive starts Award.

FUNS – ADSP Learning stage

QUALIFICATION

Progression from GLL Swim School (levels 6 or 7) or Private Swim Schools eg Little Fins

OR

Age related entry 7+ and following Carlisle Aquatics Trial

SWIMMING GALAS

Swimmers will be invited to attend in Club Championships and encouraged to attend appropriate targeted Galas for the Development by their Coach. Possible invite to represent Carlisle Aquatics in the Diddy League.

TRAINING TIMETABLE

It is important to maintain attendance to ensure swimmer development, please advise your coach/swim manager of any absence.

Sessions

Tuesday                 6:00 - 7:00pm

Thursday               6:00 - 7:00pm

Sunday                 2:30 - 3:30pm or 3:30 - 4:30pm

Training Performance

Individuals are encouraged to take a positive work ethic at all sessions and be committed to ongoing development.  Training is based on developing the swimmers in readiness for next squads. FUNS – ADSP Learning stage

Sessions are based on developing swimmers in readiness for the training requirements of competition squads

ATTITUDES

Swimmers are encouraged to have Fun in a positive learning environment where they begin to take some ownership and understanding of their swimming through feedback from coaches and peers using a varied approach to learning.

Swimmers are expected to understand and maintain a Respect for other swimmers, coaches, members, volunteers and officials as well as other facility users.  They understand they are representing the club at all times and to abide by the Clubs code of conduct.

Those swimmers showing a positive attitude, swimming ability and a desire to succeed may be selected to attend Junior Team Competitions (age dependent) before moving to Development squad and beyond.

Coaches and Teachers

Foundation Squad

Coach (1)

Name: Muriel Moffet
 

Coach (2)

Name: Myles Little
 

Coach (3)

Name: Lindsey Bradley