Gold Squad Development Plan

Swimmer's profile/ criteria:

  • Competed at all Club Championships and all open events to include (800/1500m FC, 400m IM & FC, 200m fly) It is understandable that they may be times where attendance is not possible due to holidays, prior commitments (must be authorised by coach) and illness. If swimmers miss or do not seek authorisation from their coach for their non-attendance the swimmer may affect they status within the squad.
  • Represent Eastbourne Swimming Club at various individual and team competitions (including County Championships; Level 1 and 2 meets);
  • Attend ESC training sessions 4 times a week;
  • Aim for Regional and/or National Championships;
  • Use Insweep to:

Undertaking targets for each competition (goal setting) with a view to learning basic tactics and mental preparation

Complete a daily/ weekly log book

  • To abide by the swimmers code of conduct

They may be exceptional circumstances when a swimmer may be moved to a group without achieving all parts of the criteria and this will be at the discretion of the Head Coach and / or Head of Performance.


  • Specializing and maximizing race technique and tactics
  • Learning additional key concepts associated with swimming training (Nutrition and hydration strategies for recovery, and goal setting in particular).