Developing the Individual the journey matters...we look at the athlete, the person and the performer 🤙
We believe it is important to have a clearly defined development pathway and personal characteristics we strive to develop within each person coming through our pathway. We have broken down our development pathway into four phases along with aspirational characteristics we will strive to instil in each person we work with focusing on the person, the athlete and the competitor.
#togetherness #accountability #leadership #ownership
EARLY YEARS 4 - 9 YEARS OLD
This programme is for children aged four to nine years old. The aim of the program is to develop water confidence and instil a lifelong love for water.
We do this by adopting an outcomes games based approach and ensuring our environments are fun, engaging and safe.
Moving forward in the water
Techniques for all four strokes
Entries and Exits
FOUNDATION PHASE 10 - 12 YEARS OLD
This programme is for young people aged ten to twelve. The aim of the program is to implement good training principles.
We do this by developing the ‘racing mind’. We will start to develop strategies for self analysis and reflection. Begin to analyse nutrition and take a deeper look into performance behaviours.
Continued development in all five strokes
Continued foundational movement patterns
Introduction to nutrition and recovery
Developing race tactics
DEVELOPMENT PHASE 13 - 15 YEARS OLD
This programme is for young people aged thirteen to fifteen. The aim of the program is to continue the development of our training and competition standards along with the further understanding our values and culture
This will allow us to start setting goals that are vaules and processed based
Contiuned development in all five strokes
Introduction to circuit based training
Development of training and competition preparation
Understanding performance behaviours
Developing an understanding of the 'Racing Mind'
Ownership of race tactics
PERFORMANCE PHASE 16 +
This programme is for athletes aged sixteen plus. The aim of the program is to implement and refine individualised training strategies, We will agree key priorities and milestones to ensure all athletes, coaches and stakeholders are driving in the same direction.
We will do this by continuing to monitor and assess individual training loads, goals and personal needs. This will allow us to make any incremental changes that are needed ensuring we are as close to achieving our long term goals as possible.
Stroke and or event specific training
Introduction to olympic lifting and derivatives
Monitoring of training loads
Individual performance analysis
Monitoring nutritional intake & recovery
Developing culture keepers
Full gym access
Outside of the sport how are we impacting on a individual level ?
Enthusiastic for their sports and enjoys their journey
Strong sense of identity
Performance based decision making
Resilient & Robust
Adaptable & Agile
Self - Confident
Strong & in great physical health
High standards of self and others
Shows a growth mindset
Aptitude for learning
Uses feedback positively
In the training environment, what behaviours are being presented ?
Displays winning habits
Motivation, Drive & Direction
Ability to work with others
Inquisitive and wanting to know more
Scholars of the sport
Appropriate physiological foundation
Training with intent
Hardest and smartest trainers
Efficient movement patterns
How are we presenting ourselves at competition time ?
Thrive in competitive environments
Embrace every situation & deal with it
Love the race
Love the stage
Analytical of their own performance
Deal with adversary
No fear of consequence
Focused on self
Every day is day one
Ability to compete under pressure
Competition ready through warm up and priming techniques