Blue 14

Competitive Training in the Train to Train Stage of the Long Term Athlete Development Model



This is our fifth competitive level. Swimmers will attend 3-4 day invitationals in addition to attending Jr. Provincials, Manitoba/Saskatchewan Championships and out of province competitions.



Target Group: Swimmers aged 12-14 who are performing beyond the Blue 12 program in competition and in pracice.


Outcome Goals: to race all events, to improve distance swims in training, to build a positive view of self, introduction to leadership opportunities.


Mental Skills: Seasonal goal setting (short term)


Season: September 2019 - June 2020

Weekly Training Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesdady Thursday Friday Saturday
  5:45-7:30am       5:45-8:00am
4:15-6:30pm   4:15-6:30pm 4:15-6:30pm 4:15-6:30pm  



Competition Schedule: 

BLUE = in training, the focus is to learn new race strategies and work on skill execution.

YELLOW = PEAK meet, the focus is on making this the fastest possible of the training cycle.

**Click the schedule to download as PDF file**



Team T-Shirt
Team Cap
Fins – speedo or Arena Pro MUST BE SHORT BLADE
Speedo Training Paddles
Snorkel – Michael Phelps or Finis Jr
Junior One - Piece Pull BuoySkipping rope
Mesh Bag
Gym clothing (All training sessions will have a dry land component and swimmers will need to bring shorts, t-shirt and shoes.)


For information regarding registration fees, contact Jay Magus at registrar@goldfins.ca