Development – Learning to Train

  • Training Period: 2 Years
  • Recommend Session:  Building up over sessions over time to age in sessions per a fortnight
  • Yearly Training: 40-48 Weeks a year
  • Age Range: Males: 11-14, Females: 10-13 (+/- a year)  



  • This Group is focused on competitive swimming, understanding training sets and how to apply strong technical swimming skills to them.
  • Swimmers will have a strong focus on developing aerobic base, basic speed work, distance Freestyle, and Medley (to develop all four stroke).
  •  Swimmers in this group are targeting regional champs, and National events such as Junior Festival (12 & Under), Division 2 and National Age Groups.
  • Motor Learning 
    • Maintain efficient technique as training volume increases
    • Accommodate increases in muscle strength to improve swimming efficiency
    • Retain diversity of performance goals (compete in various stroke events and distances)
    • Improve both steady pace and sprint performance using ideal stroke technique (all strokes)
  • Knowledge & Attitudes
    • Enjoyment of swimming activities and desire for personal improvement
    • Broader knowledge of training methods and the resulting performance outcomes
    • Improved personal management skills (balancing training, school and social objectives)
    •  Develop self-discipline and increasing commitment to swimming 

Session Times

Monday & Friday: 6:00-8:00am
Wednesday: 6:00-7:30
Saturday: 7:15-9:15am
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 3:30-5:00pm
Tuesday & Friday: 4:00-6:00pm