Developing National – Blue

A high level of commitment is expected along with a mature and responsible attitude towards training.
Developing National – Blue

Developing National – Blue

Athletes need to be selected into the Developing National Blue Squad. Swimmers should have a clear understanding of what their goals are and will spend more time training for specific events and dry land strength training.

A high level of commitment is expected along with a mature and responsible attitude towards training.

Squad Specific Criteria:

  1. National Qualifier
  2. National Open Water Qualifying Time.
  3. Previous National Qualifier
  4. National Qualifier unable to commit to a full squad training program (eg: Yr12 or school, other sporting commitments)
  5. Attend a minimum of 4-6 sessions per week and willing to commit to agreed training plan.
  6. State Championships qualifier or above (Open or Age).
  7. Coaches Discretion; ‘ability to progress’ in the current season, based on attitude to coaches feedback, ability to achieve cycle requirements, ability to adapt and make changes, personal development, physical development and ongoing coachability.
  8. Required to be ‘Competitive’ SWA/UWSC members
  9. Squad sizes to be maintained between 24-28 full-time swimmers (excluding transitional opportunities).
  10. ‘Quarterly’ squad placement reviews to be conducted after benchmark meets (eg: State & National Championships, typically April, June, September, December).
  11. Regular ‘Coach’, ‘Athlete’ & ‘Parent’ progress meeting to be held for ‘Age’ level participants, including ‘transitional squad’ coach if applicable.
  12. The Club will be adopting a transparent squad movement/transition process, which includes squad movement by invitation and/or application.

Training Schedule Long-Course Season:

  • 29/09/20 to 03/04/21
  • Break 23/12/20 to 27/12/20
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Developing National – Blue

Coaches:
Rob Palfery
Amar Sarmiento
Venue: HBF
Gym
05.15 – 06.15
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: HBF
10-Lane Pool
05.30 – 07.30
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: UWA
13-Lane Pool
05.30 – 07.30
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: UWA
13-Lane Pool
05.30 – 07.30
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: HBF
8-Lane Pool
06.30 – 07.30
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: HBF
8-Lane Pool
14.30 – 16.30
* Switch to Tuesday 05:30 to 07:30 UWA if Targeted Meet
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: HBF
8-Lane Pool
17.00 – 19.00
Developing National – Blue

Coach:
Rob Palfery
Venue: HBF
8-Lane Pool
17.00 – 18.00
Developing National – Blue

Coaches:
Rob Palfery
Amar Sarmiento
Venue: HBF
Gym
18.00 – 19.00

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

No squads available!

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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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