Swim Team Competitive Development Squad: Session 2

The Competitive Swimming Program is designed to improve technique and fitness through more intense training regimes.

What will I learn in this class?

Participants refine skills and develop sportsmanship and team spirit. Besides improving speed, strength, conditioning and mental preparation for races, swimmers also learn goal-setting skills and determination in a positive, fun environment.

What are the benefits of this class?
Our swimmers place well in local and international swim meets and a number of representatives and age-group champions compete at overseas invitational meets. This team is also a member of the Japanese Amateur Swimming Association and several of our swimmers compete at this highly competitive level.

Who will teach this class?
Head coach Simon Hadlow is an Australian level-one swim coach. Simon has taught children and adults of all levels for almost two decades. With more than 15 years’ experience under Australian junior team coach Lester Watkins, Simon has competed at Australian state and national levels. He also tried out for Australia’s Commonwealth Games and World Championship teams.

Assistant coaches: Farid Stas, Marcin Nowakowski

Competitive Squad
Students train for competitions at the highest level of the Club’s swim program. Practices are designed for serious swimmers targeting swim meets as their purpose for training. Swimmers in this level aim to place well at local meets and qualify for Japan Amateur Swimming Federation events.


  • Session 2: Mar 18–May 30 | ¥41,390 | registration starts 10am on Feb 27
  • Session 3: Aug 19–Oct 4 | ¥26,990 | registration starts 10am on Jul 30
  • Session 4: Oct 7–Dec 13 | ¥37,790| registration starts 10am on Sep 17


  • Mon–Fri | 5:30–7pm (Bronze)
  • Mon–Fri | 5:45–7:15pm (Silver)
  • Mon–Fri | 6–7:30pm (Gold)

Additional Information

  • Prerequisites: High-level commitment and willingness to meet and exceed goals. Participation in at least one away meet per session, including potential overseas events. Minimum three practices per week.
  • Objectives: Set new personal bests. Place well in team and individual events in competitions.
  • Ages: 5 & above
  • 3–6 practices per week required. Competitive Squad will be divided into three groups (Gold, Silver and Bronze), swimmers will be assigned a group by the Head Coach.
  • Try-outs: If you are new to the Swim Team or are looking to advance, please schedule a tryout by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before registering for any of the levels.
  • Prices include consumption tax.