Junior 3 Squad

Junior 3 teaches kids to swim confidently over longer distances whilst continuing to build on skills and technique.

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SQUAD INFORMATION

Coaches

Konrad Maggenti and Richard Thornton

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Equipment

Requirements

To participate in this squad swimmers are required to:

  • Regularly attend 2 sessions per week
  • Be approximately 7-10 years old
  • Demonstrate ability to comfortably swim at least 50 metres freestyle, backstroke, breastroke and dolphin kick
  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic butterfly 

Class times

Mon 5.30-6.30pm - Richard
Tue 6.00-7.00pm - Konrad
Wed 5.30-6.30pm - Konrad
Thu 5.15-6.15pm - Konrad
Fri 6.30-7.30pm - Konrad
(from October 2018 our Friday class will be held at 7.00-8.00pm)
Sun 5.30-6.30pm - Richard

Please refer to our latest training calendar for a detailed schedule for the current quarter.

Training dates

Training takes place 48 weeks per year with a training break in most school holidays (usually one week).

Squad objectives

The objective of this squad is to:

  • develop stroke technique & skills
  • introduce swimmers to good training practices
  • encouarge swimmers to swim longer distances
  • gain a taste for the sport of swimming

Pathways

Swimmers typically progress into Junior 3 from Little Tates.

From Junior 3, swimmers progress to the following squad: