County Development Squad


Target Age Group 9/10

Hold a 200IM Time and a 400FC time

Hold the ASA Competitive Start Award

Be able to work off the ‘pace clock’

Demonstrate good lane discipline

Achieve the target performance times as determined by the Club Coach in conjunction with the IS Coach


A high level of competency in all starts , turns and finishes

Appreciate race tactics and pacing

Understand the concept of Stroke Rate and D.P.S.

Understand the concept of Heart Rate Training and able to take HR

High technical proficiency in all 4 strokes

Achievement of 2 County Qualifyng Times (50m+)i

Meet the commitment Goals shown below




Attend a minimum of 3 sessions a week plus Land Training

Be available to represent the Club at Galas when selected

Enter ‘target’ Open Meets and enter the County Championships

Maintain a record of all PBs/Times and a Training Log Book

Those swimmers reaching relevant standard will attend trial for Nova Centurion (County) Squad


*Allowance will be made for those swimmers who are part of the Nova Centurion Squad




All published entry levels are the minimum levels expected. Preference will always be given to swimmers with a proven ability to train at the required level, together with a high record of availability for Galas and commitment.

The Club Coach will have the final say in any promotion, demotion or dispute that may arise.

Swimmers should always achieve the required level of attainment before promotion

All levels of attainment are only a guide to the syllabus taughtin each group. In most groups a whole range of skills/water based activities are enjoyed including ASAawards, Time Trials, Club Galas, Stroke Clinics, Swimmer education lectures and all relevant aquatic skills

Training Changes

  • May Bank hol closures plus 3rd June
    No training on the Monday May bank hols. Calverton is also closed on Sundays 6th and 27th May for Juniors.…
  • Junior Gala
    ALL Training sessions cancelled at Southwell, Calverton and Bingham for the Juniors galas on March 4th and June 3rd at…
  • County Squad
    As from 15th March the wed Bingham session for County will be 7-9pm! GULP!
  • Sunday masters at Cotgrave
    Session now moves to the earlier time of 6.15PM as from 1ST FEB 2018.
  • Southwell thursday training
    New time for this COunty/SDSsession as from 1st September 7-8PM.

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