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

 

 

This is our second high school competitive level. Swimmers will attend 3-4 day invitationals in addition to attending Jr. Provincials, Manitoba/Saskatchewan Championships, out of province competitions and look to qualify for national level meets.

 

 

Target Group: Swimmers aged 14-16 who are performing beyond the Gold 14/Blue 18 program in competition and in practice.

 

Outcome Goals: to enhance an athletes lifestyle (sleep/nutrition), to lead through example at competitions, sprint training introduced at this stage, to have in season and peak season meet expectations.

 

Mental Skills: Getting to an "Ideal" Performance State at big meets.

 


Season: September 2019 - June 2020

Weekly Training Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  5:45-7:30am       5:45-8:00am
4:00-6:30pm
*CSS 4-4:45pm
4:00-6:30pm 4:00-6:30pm 4:00-6:30pm 4:00-6:30pm Strength 9:30-10:30am

 


 

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 meet of the training cycle.

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

 

Equipment:

Team T-Shirt
Team Cap
Goggles
Fins – Arena Pro
Speedo Finger Paddles
Speedo Training Paddles
Snorkel – Michael Phelps or Finis Sr
One-Piece Pull Buoy
Skipping 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