The swimmer has now entered into the initial stage of competitive training. Whilst the focus of their training is in developing aerobic capacity and broadening their skill base, a great emphasis is of course having fun along the way.

There are 3 swimming sessions available for this squad per week. Times and venues as shown.

Squad members should be able to cover between 800-1200m during per hour during a training session.

This squads objectives are: -

  • Develop and improve stroke technique on all four competitive strokes.
  • Starts and turns. 
  • Develop Aerobic condition of swimmer.
  • Introduce speed work.
  • Introduce basic competition techniques.
  • Introduce basic training techniques.

Have you got the right equipment

You must have the following for every training session

  • 2 Pairs of goggles
  • Kick-board
  • Fins (short ones)
  • Costume
  • Water bottle

Check your bag well before you leave for your session, don't leave until the last minute and don't trust anyone else to do it for you!

Please Note:

All swimmers under 13 must have a responsible adult present for all training sessions, and the swimmer must know who they are if it's not the parent, in case of emergency.

Squad Coaches

Gordon Saxby

Sue Yeomans

Jaz Strudwick


Monday at The Priory, Dorking
4:30pm to 5:30pm

Thursday at Dorking
6:30pm to 7:00pm

Saturday at Dorking
8:00am to 9:00am