The Academies

The basic entry standard for an academy is the ability to swim competently in all strokes and demonstrating an appetite for competition. The aims of the academy are to develop swimmers technique, stamina and speed and to encourage the swimmer to take part in the monthly time trials at Mountbatten as well as other low level competitions.

Mountbatten Academy
Coach: Alison Hussey

DAY

WEDNESDAY

SATURDAY

LTAD

PM

4.00 – 5.00

5.00 – 6.00

FUNDAMENTALS

 

Eastney Academy
Coach: Tammie Vincent

DAY

TUESDAY

THUSDAY

LTAD

PM

5.00 – 5.45

5.00 – 5.45

FUNDAMENTALS

 

 

Every 2nd week eastney academy will train at Mountbatten on the Saturday to enable practice on starts from a starting block.


Training Aims & Objectives

+ Correct technique on all 4 strokes
+ Be able to swim 100 im correctly
+ Correct turns on all 4 strokes & im
+ Correct starts on all 4 strokes
+ Relay takeovers
+ Correct finishes on all 4 strokes
+ Using a pace clock
+ Rules of the sport
+ Sculling & games
+ Punctuality
+ Have all training equipment (fins, kickboard, drink bottle, skipping rope)
+ Basic stretching exercises
+ Introduction to low level competitions


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