Pre-Development

Pre-Development

Pre-Development Coach: Adrian Keast

Pre-Development Squad training sessions are about enjoying competitive swimming. The Squad focuses on fundamental technique & skills across all four strokes and introduces young swimmers to challenging training sets. Swimmers’ ages average 9 to 10 years old and training is based around competing in the 200 IM.

Adrian is Level 2 qualified and has been Coaching & Teaching swimming for over 6 years, having been inspired by his two sons who both swim for the club. He is also a qualified football coach.

He has a range of coaching experience having coached many of the different squads at BWSC as well as teaching Academy and private swim school swimmers.

Adrian constantly looks to improve a swimmer’s technique through ongoing stroke analysis in his sessions. He places great emphasis on feedback and identifying the best way for a swimmer to learn.

Pre Development squad swimmers are expected to broaden the variety of their competition events and see swimming as one of their top competitive sports.

 

Squad Criteria

  • Ability – Competent & Legal technique in all four strokes plus 100 IM & associated starts, turns & underwater phases
  • Commitment – Attend 60% of training sessions regularly
  • Standard – Achieved or predicted to achieve BWSC Level 3 Open Meet qualifying times in at least 2 strokes and 100 IM. Working toward County standard
  • Performance competition – Participate in or introduced to Club Championships, Level 3 Open Meets.
  • Wellbeing – Continual assessment of swimmer to meet physical training requirements including positive mental attitude and overall enjoyment
  • Conduct – Abide by the swimmer’s code of conduct
  • Aspiration – To be a performance swimmer at a minimum of County Standard
  • Squad membership is at the discretion of the Coaching team

Promotion Criteria

  • Standard – Achieve first County qualifying times or expected to achieve county standard
  • Performance competition – Participate in Club Championships, Level 3 Open Meets and aspire to Level 2
  • Commitment – Attend 60% of training sessions regularly
  • Ability – Coaches ongoing assessment of Ability in all Four strokes
  • Wellbeing – Continual assessment of swimmer to meet physical training requirements including positive mental attitude and overall enjoyment
  • Promotion is at the discretion of the Coaching team

Pool Locations

Your squad Rep is: Adrian Keast

Please contact Adrian with any questions about training, galas and meets or general questions about the club.

Squad Calendar

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Pre-Development Training Sat 7:00 am
Pre-Development Training Sat @ Bracknell Leisure Centre
Jun 2 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Pre-Development Training Sat @ Bracknell Leisure Centre | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training 7:00 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks)
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks) | Minley | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training Sat 7:00 am
Pre-Development Training Sat @ Bracknell Leisure Centre
Jun 9 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Pre-Development Training Sat @ Bracknell Leisure Centre | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training 7:00 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks)
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks) | Minley | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training Tue 7:10 pm
Pre-Development Training Tue @ Bracknell Leisure Centre
Jun 19 @ 7:10 pm – 8:10 pm
Pre-Development Training Tue @ Bracknell Leisure Centre | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training 7:00 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks)
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks) | Minley | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training Sat 7:00 am
Pre-Development Training Sat @ Bracknell Leisure Centre
Jun 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Pre-Development Training Sat @ Bracknell Leisure Centre | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training Tue 7:10 pm
Pre-Development Training Tue @ Bracknell Leisure Centre
Jun 26 @ 7:10 pm – 8:10 pm
Pre-Development Training Tue @ Bracknell Leisure Centre | England | United Kingdom
 
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Pre-Development Training 7:00 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks)
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pre-Development Training @ Minley (Gibraltar Barracks) | Minley | England | United Kingdom
 
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BWSC Summer L3 Open Meet
BWSC Summer L3 Open Meet @ Bracknell Leisure Centre
Jun 30 all-day
BWSC Summer L3 Open Meet @ Bracknell Leisure Centre | England | United Kingdom