Thame Swimming Club

Competitor Group 2 & 2+

Group Coaches: Mark Simms and Iain Phillips

Aims

To improve all four main strokes through using simple effective drills that are carried out to the best skill level possible.

To improve each stroke through further developing a streamlined, balanced head and body position, good kick and understanding of each stroke.

To improve all turns (including IM) to be done at speed.

To encourage and develop every swimmer in the programme, so that they reach the highest level that they can achieve according to their ability.

Swimmers to represent the club at all galas/meets that they are selected for.

Swim Training

Based on progressive overload.

All four different kicks, plus incorporating underwater fly kick on back and front.

All drills to be progressive.

Improve the use of the pace clock and understanding of it.

Develop the concept of swimming at different speeds and pace.

Introduce how to take a hear rate manually.

Maintain a fun balanced programme (happy swimmers work better)

Land Training

5 minutes of basic arm / leg & body rotation before entering the water.

Basic stretches for the main muscle groups after swimming.

Group 2: Competitor

Dayampm
Wednesday5 – 5.45pm Land Training
Friday8 – 9pm
Sunday6 – 8pm Princes Risborough Pool

Group 2+: Competitor Plus

Dayampm
Tuesday7 – 8pm
Wednesday5 – 5.45pm Land Training
Friday8 – 9pm
Sunday6 – 8pm Princes Risborough Pool