Stroke Development Squad (commencing 30th August 2017)

Coach: Gill Muir               Email:

 Stroke Development Squad Criteria

Minimum Attendance: 3 pool sessions a week + Thursday Land Training session.

Equipment: Kick Board, Pull Buoy and Fins. Swimmers must also bring either 2 x 500ml or 1ltr full water bottle/s to each session.

Stroke Development Squad Aspirations:  

  • Progress towards gaining Middlesex County Qualifying Times (where age applicable).
  • Develop swimming fitness.
  • Progress starts & turns (with underwater phase in all strokes) in racing situations.
  • Continue to develop stroke technique on all 4 competitive strokes.

Competitions (minimum requirement): Swimmers should compete in at least 3 competitions a season, 1 of which must be Borough of Harrow Club Championships.

Stroke Development squad aims:

  • Develop technique on all 4 competitive stroke
  • Develop Streamline and underwater phase for all 4 strokes.
  • Teach Racing Starts & Turns.
  • Learn correct use of Pace Clock.

Progression: Once achieving the desired skill level swimmers will progress to County Age.

Monthly Squad fees is £40 paid by Direct Debit 

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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.