SWIM SQUADS

Explore the different squads at Penzance Swim Club. If you have any questions, you could try our FAQs or Joining sections. Or feel free to contact Matt, our head coach or Joanne, our assistant coach.

SQUAD: IMPROVERS


TYPICAL AGE: 8-10yrs HOURS TRAINING PER WEEK: 2 hrs EQUIPMENT NEEDED: goggles, fins, float, pull buoy, training snorkel EXPECTATION ON JOINING: ability to swim all four strokes to a reasonable standard GOALS: develop good technique across all strokes, improve swim fitness, gain experience of galas, progress to Development Squad, have fun




SQUAD: DEVELOPMENT


TYPICAL AGE: 9-11 yrs HOURS TRAINING PER WEEK: 3hrs EQUIPMENT NEEDED: goggles, fins, float, pull buoy, training snorkel, hand paddles EXPECTATION ON JOINING SQUAD: reasonable ability across all four strokes, ability to carry out technique-based drills GOALS: develop technique, build swim fitness, take part in galas and gain PBs (personal best times), aim for progression to Junior Performance squad, have fun




SQUAD: JUNIOR PERFORMANCE


TYPICAL AGE: 11-13 HOURS TRAINING PER WEEK: 4-6 hrs EQUIPMENT NEEDED: goggles, fins, float, pull buoy, training snorkel, hand paddles EXPECTATION ON JOINING SQUAD: good ability across all four strokes, ability to carry-out technique-based drills, keenness to take part in galas, PBs GOALS: develop technique, build swim fitness, take part in galas, beat PBs, aim for progression to Senior Performance squad, try open water (sea) swimming, have fun




SQUAD: SENIOR PERFORMANCE


TYPICAL AGE: 13 yrs + HOURS TRAINING PER WEEK: 6-8 hrs EQUIPMENT NEEDED: goggles, fins, float, pull buoy, training snorkel, hand paddles EXPECTATION ON JOINING SQUAD: good ability across all four strokes, ability to carry-out technique-based drills, gala experience, PB times GOALS: develop technique, build swim fitness, take part in galas, beat PBs, aim for county/regional/national qualifying times, try open water (sea) swimming, have fun




SQUAD: MASTERS


TYPICAL AGE: 18-80+ yrs HOURS TRAINING PER WEEK: 3 x 1 hr pool sessions available EQUIPMENT NEEDED: goggles + swimming costume (fins, floats, snorkels etc optional) EXPECTATION ON JOINING SQUAD: swimmers of any ability can swim with the Masters squad GOALS: improve swimming, develop/maintain swim fitness, take part in Masters galas and open water swim events, have fun





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TR18 3QW