Summer Swim Team Junior Squad

Students begin squad training and more challenging and varied cycles and sets. Lessons focus on stroke-specific drills and the basics of individual medley swimming.


What will I learn in this class?

The Competitive Swimming Program is designed to improve technique and fitness through more intense training regimes. 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 international swim meets and a number of representatives and age group champions compete at overseas all-Asia invitational meets. This team is also a member of the Japanese Amateur Swimming Association and several of our swimmers compete and make the finals at this highly competitive level.

Who will teach this class?
Simon Hadlow―Head coach: An Australian level-one swim coach, Simon has taught children and adults of all levels for almost two decades. With more than 15 years’ swimming 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 Championships teams as an open swimmer.

Assistant coaches: Marcin Nowakowski, Farid Stas

Class Schedule

  • Jul 7–Aug 13
  • Online registration: Jun 29 at 10am
  • Registration cut off day: Jul 3 at midnight
  • Group A: Tue | 6:15–7pm | max capacity 6
  • Group B: Thu | 6:15–7pm | max capacity 6
  • Fee: ¥8,550 per group
  • Registration is limited to one group per Member.
  • Members wishing to register for both group A and group B will have the option to be placed on a waiting list and be contacted after the sign-up cut-off day if space is available.
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Prerequisites

Properly formed freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly over 50 meters. Qualifying times or tryout required.

Objectives
Build stamina and stroke efficiency and increase individual commitment through short-distance drills to prepare for junior-level competition.

Program Requirements

  • Swimmers must wear goggles.
  • Female swimmers must wear swim caps (optional for male swimmers).
  • All swimmers are required to wear Swim Team swimsuits and swim caps (for sale at the Pool Office) during practices and at swim meets.
  • TAC Swim Team swim kit: swimsuit, swim cap and T-shirt.
  • Participants are required to attend a minimum number of sessions to remain in good standing.
  • Participants must follow instructions and conduct themselves responsibly at all times, both at the Club and while taking part in off-site events.
  • Participants training with the Swim Team should compete at swim meets for the TAC Swim Team.
  • Failure to abide by these standards may result in removal from the program; registration fees will not be refunded in such cases.

Keeping Your Club Safe Update

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