Norwood Swim School

Junior Squads

Junior Squads - Bronze, Silver, Gold

Squad Overview

We have a strong history of an excellent squad pathway, the cornerstone being our Junior Squads. The aim of these squads is to improve skills, technique and fitness in a supportive and encouraging environment.  In addition, our Junior Squads are encouraged to participate in events such as Squad Clinics, Super Sprints, Mega Swim and Red & Blue Days.

Junior Squad BRONZE: Introductory squad, main focus is on learning turns and basic squad training structure.

Junior Squad SILVER: Increased training distance, strong focus on skills, turns and training structure.

Junior Squad GOLD: Further increased training distance, high focus on skills, turns and training endurance. This squad aims to improve swimmers level of fitness in preparation for Development Squads.

Learning Aims

  • Ensuring swimmers are enjoying their swimming
  • Promotion to Development Squads
  • Correct turns and strokes for all individual and medley transitions
  • Correct dives from pool edge
  • Meet set criteria for freestyle and medley strokes
  • Regularly attend weekly training sessions