JUNIOR (FORMATIVE) SQUADS

Junior 4 (J4)

  • Aged 5-9

  • Minimum Swim England Level 5

  • Need to attend 1 Club session a week 

  • Correct strokes for Frontcrawl & Backstroke, and entry level Breaststroke for 25m

  • Basic understanding of Butterfly

  • Average session distance 500m

  • Skills required to move to J3: Coach recommendation and correct Frontcrawl, Backstroke, Breastroke and entry level Fly 25m and Frontcrawl Tumbleturn

Junior 4+ (J4+)

  • Aged 5-9

  • Minimum Swim England Level 6

  • Need to attend 2 Club sessions a week 

  • Correct strokes for Frontcrawl, Backstroke and Breaststroke for 25m

  • Basic understanding of Butterfly

  • Average session distance 500m

  • Skills required to move to J3: Coach recommendation and correct Frontcrawl, Backstroke, Breastroke
    and entry level Fly 25m and Frontcrawl Tumbleturn

Junior 3 (J3)

  • Age 5-9

  • Minimum Swim England Level 7

  • Need to attend 2 Club sessions a week 

  • Correct Frontcrawl, Backstroke & Breaststroke and entry level Fly 25m

  • Entry level Frontcrawl and Backstroke Tumble Turn

  • Average distance covered 800m

  • Skills required to move to J2: Coach recommendation; 50m Frontcrawl with bi-lateral breathing; 50m Backstroke counting into wall; 50m Breaststroke with whip kick and 2-handed touches at the wall; 25m Fly with simultaneous arm recovering and 2-handed touch at finishes; and can correctly perform 4 legal turns

Junior 2 (J2)

  • Aged 8-11

  • Need to attend 2-3 Club sessions a week 

  • 50m Frontcrawl with bi-lateral breathing

  • 50m Backstroke counting into wall

  • 50m Breaststroke with whip kick and 2-handed touches at the wall

  • 25m Butterfly with simultaneous arm recovery and 2-handed touches at finishes

  • Can correctly perform a Breaststroke turn

  • Average distance covered in 1000m

  • Skills required to move to J1: Coach recommendation; ability to show all four strokes; to execute legal starts and turns; 100 IM with all legal turns; can use pace clock correctly; to pass Swim England Competitive Start Award; and achieve PB times at a licensed meet for 50m swims.

Junior 1 (J1)

  • Aged 8-11+

  • Need to attend 4 Club sessions a week 

  • To competently swim 200m Frontcrawl & Backstroke, 100m Breaststroke, 50m Fly,  and 100m Individual Medley

  • Able to execute legal starts and turns

  • Can use a pace clock to calculate times for all swims

  • Able to pass Swim England Competitive Start Award

  • Average session distance 1500m in 60 min session

  • Skills requirement to move to P3: Coach recommendation; ability on all four strokes to count and execute competent and legal starts and turns; 400m Frontcrawl, 200m Backstroke and Breaststroke, 100m Fly and 200 IM with legal turns; to be able to use pace clock and take times; achieve PB times at a licensed meet for 200m, 100m, 50m Front Crawl, 100m & 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke, 50m Fly and 200m IM

TRAINING SESSIONS

Junior 4 (J4)

  • Tuesday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

Junior 4+ (J4+)

  • Tuesday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Sunday 18:30-19:30 Hart Leisure Centre

Junior 3 (J3)

  • Thursday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Sunday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

Junior 2 (J2)

  • Tuesday 19:30-20:30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Thursday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Sunday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

Junior 1 (J1)

  • Monday 18.30-20.30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Friday 18.30-20.30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Saturday 07.00-08.30 Hart Leisure Centre

  • Sunday 18.30-19.30 Hart Leisure Centre

TRAINING EQUIPMENT

ALL JUNIOR SQUADS NEED:

  • Water bottle(s)

  • Kickboard

  • Swim Hat 

  • Goggles

  • Fins

  • Netbag for storing equipment

Additional Equipment

  • J3: Snorkel

  • J2: Snorkel & Pull Buoy

  • J1: Snorkel, Pull Buoy, Finger paddles & Skipping rope

Vision Goggles

HART SWIMMING CLUB

Hart Leisure Centre
Emerald Avenue (off Hitches Lane)
Fleet GU51 5EE

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