National Development


120 minutes x 6 days plus Go Performance x 3 days

Typical Ages: 13 & Over

Minimum Participation Expectation: 90%

Equipment: Mesh Bag, Kickboard, Training Fins, Pull Buoy, Paddles, Snorkel, Water Bottle, Appropriate Dry-land Clothes and Shoes


National Development is the group for swimmers 13 and over who express an interest in competing on the SCAT National Team. Swimmers must show a high level of commitment to a rigorous practice and competition schedule. Placement in this group is by coach’s approval.


Swimmers in this group are introduced to a more intense aerobic and anaerobic training than they experienced in the Age Group program. Additional stroke development and refinement is incorporated into the training. National Development swimmers must be willing to work hard during practice and they must compete in all meets.



  • Ability to swim all four competitive strokes;
  • Ability to swim 10 x 100 on 1:20 or 1:25;
  • Ability to kick 10 x 50 on 1:00;

5:00 - 7:15 PM Pool       Monday through Thursday

7:00 - 9:30 AM Pool       Saturday

5:30 - 6:30 AM Tuesday and Friday: Go Performance

10:00 - 11:00 AM Saturday: Go Performance



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