Competitive Squad Programme

Mount Maunganui Swimming Club offers four levels of squad training within the competitive swimming programme, Junior Development, Development, Junior Elite, DIV II and Senior Squad.



When a swimmer starts with the club, the Coach will undertake an assessment and place the swimmer in the correct squad group. At times swimmers will be moved between the squads, however this will be discussed between the coach and swimmer.

 

Junior Development Squad
Swimmers join the club from a Learn to  Swim Programme.

Here swimmers are introduced to drills that help them progress with all four strokes. The session is mainly technique based and the swimmers are encouraged to swim 3 days a week. Before progressing to the Development session, the swimmer must be able to swim correct 50's in the form strokes, and 200m in Freestyle.

All swimmers are required to have their own fins and kickboard.


Session Times

Mondayand Wednesday 315pm - 4pm

Friday 4pm - 5pm




Development Squad
These swimmers show progression in all four strokes. These sessions are still technique driven.

For the swimmer to progress into the Age Group Session, they must show commitment and application to training over one hour using correct technique. They must also have a good attendance of at least three sessions per week, and compete for the club on a regular basis.

All swimmers are required to have their own fins and kickgear.

Session Times
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4pm - 5.00pm



 

Junior Elite Squad
This session is over 1.5 hours and is both technique and training based. These swimmers are capable of swimming correctly over the four strokes.

Attendance should be 4 plus sessions per week. The swimmer must compete for the club on a regular basis. Having an national qualifying time (Division 2 or NZ Juniors, age relevant)

All swimmers are required to have their own fins, kickboard and pull gear.

Session Times
Monday and Wednesday 5pm - 6.30pm

Tuesday and Thursday 550am - 730am
Tuesday 340pm - 5.00pm
Saturday 7am - 830am

 


DIV II Squad
These swimmers have a number of sessions available to them across both mornings and afternoons. 

Each season swimmers will be expected to have a current National Qualifying time.

All swimmers are required to have their own fins, kickboard, hand paddles and pull gear.


Session Times

Monday and Friday 5pm - 630pm

Tuesady and Wednesday 550am - 730am

Tuesday 340pm - 5pm
Saturday 7am - 830am




Senior Squad

These swimmers have a number of sessions available to them across both mornings and afternoons. 

Each season swimmers will be expected to have a current National Qualifying time.

All swimmers are required to have their own fins, kickboard, hand paddles and pull gear.



Session Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 5.50am - 7.30am
Tuesday and Wednesday 4pm – 6pm

Satrday 7am – 9am