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Race-specific training

UWA WEST COASTJUNIOR GOLD SQUAD

Squad Level:
  • Junior Performance
Minimum Criteria:
  • Club competitive member
  • Swimmer goal setting important
  • Junior State Medallist
  • Junior State Finalist
  • Junior State Qualifier (11yrs plus Girls and 12yrs plus boys)
  • Other swimmers at coaches discretion
  • Swimmers are competent and competing in all four competitive strokes
  • Swimmers are expected to perform specific training drills to enhance technical skill and must be physically and mentally capable of swimming 3.5km–4.5km within a 90-120 minute training session
The Program focuses on:
  • Race-specific training and prepares swimmers for competition.
  • Specific sets are planned to continuously improve speed and endurance, while stroke technique and skill development remain the primary focus.
  • Quarterly’ squad placement reviews to be conducted after benchmark meets (eg: State Championships, typically April, June, September, December)
  • The Club will be adopting a transparent squad movement/transition process, which includes squad movement by invitation and/or application.
WINTER TRAINING SCHEDULE | 26/04/22 to 24/09/22
HBF Stadium
MONDAY POOL
17:00 - 18:308-Lane
TUESDAY POOL
05:30 - 07:308-Lane
TUESDAY DRYLAND
16:15 - 17:00 by 8-Lane
TUESDAY POOL
17:00 - 18:308-Lane
WEDNESDAY POOL
17:00 - 18:308-Lane
THURSDAY POOL
05:30 - 07:308-Lane
FRIDAY DRYLAND
16:15 - 17:00 by 8-Lane
FRIDAY POOL
17:00 - 18:308-Lane

IMPORTANT Changes due to UWA Aquatic Centre closure

UWSC Squads Pool allocations at HBF Stadium for squads usually training at UWA Aquatic Centre – 8 June to 30 June, 2022

WINTER TRAINING SCHEDULE | 26/04/22 to 24/09/22
HBF Stadium
MONDAY POOL
16:00 - 17:30HBF Outdoor 10 Lane Pool
WEDNESDAY POOL (SKILLS SESSION MAX 6 SWIMMERS)
16:00-17:15HBF Outdoor 10 Lane Pool
THURSDAY POOL
16:30 - 18:30HBF Outdoor 10 Lane Pool
SATURDAY POOL
05:45 - 07:45HBF Outdoor 10 Lane Pool
Age Range:
  • 10 years – 14 years
Preferred Sessions per Week:
  • 4 – 5 Sessions
Session Duration:
  • 90 Minutes to 120 Minutes (varies)
Equipment required:
  • Swim Cap
  • Goggles
  • Fins
  • Kickboard
  • Drink Bottle
  • Pull buoy
  • Drink Bottle
  • Front Snorkel
  • Hand Paddles
Venues:
  • HBF Stadium & UWA Aquatic Centre

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    UWA West Coast Swimming Club acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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