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

 

 

This is our first high school competitive level, allowing for swimmers to choose 5x/week or 7x/week depending on outside of swimming activity levels. Swimmers will attend 3-4 day invitationals in addition to attending Jr. Provincials, Manitoba/Saskatchewan Championships and out of province meets.

 

B18(a) is swimming 5x/week              B18(b) is swimming 7x/week

 

Target Group: Swimmers aged 15-18 who are performing beyond the Blue 14 program in competition and in practice.

 

Outcome Goals: continued improvement in training and competition, convert to a best stroke/race, to allow for outside of swimming activities, have in season and peak season expectations.

 

Mental Skills: Creating an "Ideal" Performance State.

 


Season: September 2019 - June 2020

Weekly Training Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday 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 4:15-6:30pm Strength TBD

 


 

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**

 

Equipment:

Team T-Shirt
Team Cap
Goggles
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