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.
|Age||11 and over (guidelines only)|
|Training||Three wet sessions and two Dry sessions per week|
|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.
|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.|