County Development Squad Criteria
Minimum Attendance: Swimmers in County Development must maintain a minimum of 4 pool sessions a week and attendance at Land Training. Swimmers looking to progress into County Age Group Squad must be able to demonstrate 5 sessions per week (at least 1 of which must be a weekday morning) in order to be considered.
Equipment: Kick Board, Pull Buoy and Fins, Snorkel. Swimmers must also bring either 2 x 500ml or 1ltr full water bottle/s to each session.
County Development Squad Aims:
- Progress towards gaining Middlesex County Qualifying Times (where age applicable).
- Develop fitness & speed progression sets.
- Progress starts & turns (with underwater phase) in racing situations.
- Continue to develop stroke technique on all 4 competitive strokes.
Competitions (minimum requirement): Swimmers should compete in at least 4 competitions a season, 1 of which must be Borough of Harrow Club Championships.
Progression: Once swimmers have reached the desired level, they will progress to County Age.
Swimmers who do not meet the minimum attendance and competition attendance level will be moved to club or Stroke Development dependant on age and training performance standards.
Monthly Squad fees is £45 paid by Direct Debit
Direct Debit setup link https://pay.gocardless.com/AL0000GFC5H9P6
and click on your squad name and fill the form. Please cancel your current standing order mandate once you have received acknowledgment that the direct debit has been set up.