Edinburgh Diving Club

Founded in 1971

Edinburgh Leisure

Dive Programme

Performance Squad

Performance Squad is for divers who can competently perform an age group list from the 1m and 3m spring board with minimum degree of difficulty requirements set by the head coach.

Performance Squad
Age 11 and over (guidelines only)
Training Three wet sessions and two Dry sessions per week
Training Times Monday
7.00 pm - 8.30 pm or 7.30 - 9.00 pm
5.00 pm - 6.00 pm
5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
3.30 pm - 5.30 pm (Dry Training)
10.00 am - 1.00 pm (Dry Training)
Requirements Set of Age Group dives from 1m, 3m with a minimum degree of difficulty limit. Divers must be able to spin somersaults from all directions of both the 1m and 3m board (age dependent).
Excellent dry land and gymnastic skills.
Good strength, power and flexibility.
Attendance 100% attendance is expected. Divers must let their coach know if they are unable to make a training session.
Attitude Must be committed to learning new dives from both the 1m and 3m board.
Must be committed to conditioning work.

The competition calendar will be discussed with each diver at the start of the season.
We would expect divers in Performance squad to compete in the following competitions:

  • Scottish National Championships
  • Club Championships
  • English Club Championships, eg G Star Championships
  • SASA Levels Competition
Aims To compete at ASA Age Group Championships.
To make finals at English club events.
Goals These will be set at the start of the year in discussion with the coach.
A programme will be set out for each diver.
Each diver’s progress is carefully assessed and places in thePerformance Squad are constantly reviewed.