Platinum Squad

The Platinum squad are comparable to the Gold Squad. These swimmers swim for the Masters, Fitness for to perform swim training in relation to another discipline (Triathlon, Water Polo etc.). These swimmers are responsible for their own training regime and may train out with the provided pool time slots.

Swimmers should be 16 years or over, able to follow complex instruction, have a solid knowledge of lane discipline and be able to use aids such as a pace clock (without assistance). Platinum swimmers should be able competent in all 4 strokes, and able meet/exceed 100m sprint time as set out by the club. Swimmers should have knowledge of and be able to execute start, turns and finishes for all 4 strokes, and demonstrate advanced diving skills. Platinum swimmers should have a good understanding of the drill used within each session and why they are used. Platinum Squad swimmers should have a sound knowledge of the rule of swimming as set out by FINA.

Kit List:

  • Swimming Costume
  • Goggles
  • Swimming Cap
  • Water Bottle
  • Mesh Bag for poolside kit.
  • Kick Board
  • Pull Buoy
  • Short Fins
  • Finger Paddles

Session Times:

  • Wednesday 8-9.30pm @Carnegie Leisure Centre
  • Friday 7.30-9.30pm @Carnegie Leisure Centre

Competition:

The Platinum squad swimmers encouraged to enter Masters event representing the club.