Livingston & District Dolphins ASC
Livingston & District Dolphins ASC - Training & Classes

 

Gold Squad

 

Once swimmers have completed all the requirements and criteria of Silver Squad they will then be considered for movement to Gold Squad.

Swimmers in Gold Squad will be expected to train and compete on a regular basis.  Swimmers selected to swim in this squad will be offered 3 sessions per week and 1 hour land conditioning.

AIMS AND GOALS

Swimmers in Gold Squad will:

  • Improve technique and skills development on all 4 competitive strokes
  • Improve stroke drill progression for all four competitive strokes, initially using fins
  • Improve Individual Medley swimming
  • Undertake endurance and speed training to prepare for next level
  • Introduction to an aerobic training program
  • Development of starts and correct turns on all 4 competitive strokes
  • Attend all sessions available including land conditioning on time. (e.g. acceptable attendance of 80% per month)
  • Enter competitions identified by the coach and compete regularly as a representative of Livingston and District Dolphins (Splash League, Forth Valley Junior League and Lothian Region Leagues)
  • Good lane discipline (correct intervals between swimmers, clockwise and anti clockwise) and good behaviour
  • Using pace clock and able to go off on set times
  • Have basic knowledge of rules of swimming
  • Punctual start times to all sessions
  • Introduction to basic stretching exercises
  • Participate in club championships and LDD Graded Meet
  • Abide by code of conduct
  • Have the correct training equipment that swimmers need for this squad.  This will include a kickboard, pull buoy, drinks bottle and fins.

Gold Squad coach is Joe Walker.

Gold Squad - Training Time
Day Times Location
Thursday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
(Swimming)
7.45pm -8.45pm
(Land Training)
James Young High School, Livingston
Friday 5:30pm - 7:00pm
St Kentigerns Academy, Blackburn
Sunday 11.00am - 1.00pm St Margaret's, Livingston
Gold Squad - Monthly Fees
Payment Method Amount
  £31.00
   
Livingston & District Dolphins ASC