Movement to B squad is dependant on:
Places in the squads are subject to regular review.
PB Record Card
Time trials are held on a regular basis during training sessions in order for a progress record to be kept of all squad swimmers. Children are expected to record their personal best (PB) times each month in order to see, on paper, their improvements and discuss achievable goals with the squad coach.
Eat 2 hours before you swim, Drink before you swim, (around 1 litre in the 2 hours leading up to swim), 1 hour before swimming try to relax, 15 minutes before swimming, stretch. Touch toes, shoulder rotations and arm stretches, Go to the toilet, Be ready to swim at your start time and have all equipment ready on poolside, Remember - don't swim if you are ill, especially if you have an open wound or a stomach upset. During the session. Warm up slowly, gradually build up to faster swims, Stretch shoulders again, Only drink after each set, take short drinks, Toilet breaks are built into the sessions, Swim full lengths, end to end with correct turns and try to avoid cutting corners, Make sure you finish each length with the correct touch
Swim down, to relax the muscles and practice stroke, Stretch arms, shoulders and legs, Have a hot shower and wash, Eat fruit, not sweets or crisps.