Nelson South Squad Pathway

Seahorses

Swimmers in this squad are part of a technique based program teaching all 4 strokes.  Seahorses may compete at Nelson South Club Nights, Club Champs and local meets.  They can attend 2 to 4 sessions per week.

Equipment List:

  • Drink bottle
  • Cap and goggles
  • Fins
  • A big smile :-)

 

Bronze Squad

Swimmers in this squad have developed skills across all strokes and are ready to develop both competitive and training skills.  Bronze squad members are encouraged to swim at Club and local swim meets.  3 to 5 sessions per week.

Equipment List:

  • Drink bottle
  • Cap and goggles
  • Fins
  • A big smile :-)

 

Silver Squad

Swimmers who are part of the Silver squad are now in a phase of development where they are learning to train and attend 3 to 5 sessions per week. Silver squad attend Regional meets with the target of qualifying for the New Zealand Junior Festival or attending South Island Country & Town.

Equipment List:

  • Drink bottle
  • Pull buoy
  • Small paddles
  • Freestyle snorkel
  • A positive outlook!

 

Gold Squad

This squad is training towards qualifying and competing at New Zealand Junior Festival and Age Group National meets as well as local and club meets.  Swimmers will have 6 sessions available with 5 to 6 sessions being optimal for their development.

Equipment List:

  • Drink bottle
  • Fins
  • Pull buoy
  • Small paddles
  • Freestyle snorkel
  • A winning head space!

 

National Squad

National squad swimmers follow a program that starts to focus on their stronger events and distances.  They are training for optimal performance at National meets.  National swimmers have 8 sessions available.  7 to 8 sessions are required for optimal development.

Equipment List:

  • Drink bottle
  • Pull buoy
  • Small paddles
  • Large paddles
  • Freestyle snorkel
  • A Nelson South mind set!!

Link to FINA approved Swimwear

https://www.fina.org/content/fina-approved-swimwear%20