Academy 1

Squad Coach: Seamus Higgins

Squad Aims & Objectives

  • To compete at County level and to develop 4 good strokes
  • Compete in Level 2 and 3 open meets

Accepted criteria for entry into Academy 1:

  • Must attend 4 sessions a week
  • Must attend Strength and Conditioning / Stroke development sessions after training
  • Must attend monthly time trials, Club Champs, internal galas and level 3 and 4 open meets

Qualifying squad times:

  • 200m FR = 3.20:00
  • 100m IM = 1.45:00

Other requirements:

  • 200 BK with correct turns and under water phase
  • 200 BR with correct turns and correct underwater pullouts
  • 100 FLY holding good technique

Achieving the minimum required times does not guarantee a place in the squad