Novice 2 Squad Is for Novice divers aged 12 and under who have the required skills to compete in British Novice competitions such as the White Rose Diving competition held in Leeds each October. (See Individual squad page below for a list of dives) Divers in this squad should be committed to learning a set of dives from both the 1m and 3m boards in each of the 5 directions.
|Novice 2 Squad|
|Age||12 years and under (guidelines only)|
|Training||Two wet sessions and one dry session per week|
|5.00 pm - 6.00 pm (alongside Novice 1 squad)
4.30 pm - 5.30 pm
3.30 pm - 4.30 pm (Dry Training)
|Requirements||Set of novice dives corresponding to diver’s age group and GB National conditions. (See novice requirement sheet). Divers should also be well on the way to learning an age group list from both the 1m and 3m boards. Divers must be able to do forward, inward, back and reverse dives from the 1m with ease|
|Attendance||85% attendance expected. Divers must try to let their coach know if they are unable to make a training session.|
|Attitude||Must be committed to learning new dives and training hard on dry land.|
We would expect divers in Novice 2 squad to compete in the following competitions:
|Aims||To increase and continually improve scores in SASA levels competition.
To progress to a list of dives from 1 metre and 3 metre
|Diver of the Term||This is awarded for:
Each diver’s progress is carefully assessed and places in Novice 2 squad are constantly reviewed.