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Junior Development

Developing Squad

This squad is a progression from the Dolphins Gold Squad, comprised of Juniors who have strength over 50m in Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke. This squad focusses on technique with endurance, learning how to build in controlled speed. Swimmers must be competing at club level and attending all targeted club meets. These swimmers are also strongly encouraged to be working towards qualifying for Junior State Championships.

Age range

9 to 11 years (also dependent on ability)

Number of Sessions Available

Minimum 3 | Maximum 5 sessions per week

Duration of Sessions

1 hour

Assessments

Book online here

Primary Focus

    • 100m strength and speed in Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke
    • 50m technique in Butterfly
    • Freestyle technique – Stroke length and a balanced breathing position
    • Backstroke technique – Developing strong underwater work and an efficient stroke
    • Breaststroke technique – Developing hip drive and the more race specific stroke
    • Efficient technique in all transition skills
    • Further develop underwater work
    • Continue to develop kick strength

Required equipment

    • 2L Water bottle
    • SBSC Club Cap
    • Goggles
    • DMC fins
    • Kickboard
    • Pull-bouy
    • Front-end Snorkel