Edinburgh Diving Club

Founded in 1971

Development Squad

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Dive Programme

Development Squad

Development Squad is for both Novice and Age group divers aged 12+. This squad trains either two or three times a week depending on the diver's individual goals and the competitions the diver wishes to compete in. Divers in this squad have the flexibility to set their own goals depending on their personal targets.

Development Squad
Age 12 and over (guidelines only)
Training Two or three wet sessions and one dry session per week
Training Times Monday
6.00 pm - 7.00 pm
7.30 pm - 8.30 pm
8.30 pm - 9.30 pm
11.30 am - 1.00 pm (Dry Training)
Requirements Set of novice dives corresponding to divers age group. (See novice requirement sheet)
Preferably training or working towards 5 dives from the 1m and 3m boards.
Attendance 75% attendance is preferable.
Attitude Must be a good role model to the younger divers.
Maintain good dry land skills.

We would encourage divers in Development squad to compete in the following competitions:

  • Club Championships
  • SASA Levels Competition
  • Scottish National Championships (novice or age group)

There may be the opportunity to compete in:

  • ASA National age group championships
  • English Club events
  • Masters competitions
Aims To progress to and improve optional dives from 1 metre, 3 metre. Divers may or may not have some optional dives from the 1m and 3m boards and be aiming to develop a full list.
Diver of the Term This is awarded for:
  • Attitude
  • Attendance
  • Dry improvement
  • Wet improvement
  • New dives learned
  • New land skills acquired
  • Competition results