Time Trials to be Held Every Month

Time Trials (TT)

What is the purpose of TT?

*      To assess and monitor how each swimmer is developing.

*      To evaluate swimmers’ strengths and weaknesses, such as stroke, pace, endurance, speed, starts and turns.

*      To simulate a race situation by providing a quality. swim in a local environment.

*      To gain experience of competing in galas.

*      A chance to meet other swimmers from different squads.

TT results are used for?

*      To assist team selections for relays and League.Teams

*      Promotion between squads.

*      Entry times for competitions.

When & Where?

Mountbatten Centre Saturday (dates listed at the end of this notice)

The warm up is at 4pm and the swim will last from 4.15pm until 6pm (approx).

How many swims and how to enter?

Swimmers may enter a max of 2 events at any one time trial.  Your coach will advise which events you should enter.

Entry sheet must be completed with name, date of birth, squad details at the club desk on the Friday evening a week before the following Saturday Time Trial, event type and previous best time.

What to bring?

Swimwear, swimming hat, goggles (and a spare set) tracksuit, T-shirt, pool shoes, towel, drinks (water or juice) and snack. Mums and Dads can take part too!  They can help by taking times, marshalling (sorting swimmers into their respective events), helping record times or selling raffle tickets.

COST – FREE

Time Trials Programme

Jan   /   May   /   Oct

Event 1a 25 Freestyle

Event 1 50 Freestyle

Event 2 100 Backstroke

Event 3a 25 Butterfly

Event 3a 50 Butterfly

Event 4 100 Breaststroke

Event 5 100 Freestyle

Event 6 400 Freestyle

Feb   /   Jun   /   Nov

Event 1a 25 Backstroke

Event 1 50 Backstroke

Event 2 100 Freestyle

Event 3a 25 Breaststroke

Event 3a 50 Breaststroke

Event 4 200 Butterfly

Event 5 100 Individual Medley

Event 6 200 Individual Medley

Mar   /   Jul   /   Dec

Event 1a 25 Freestyle

Event 1 50 Freestyle

Event 2 100 Butterfly

Event 3a 25 Butterfly

Event 3a 50 Butterfly

Event 4 200 Breaststroke

Event 5 200 Freestyle

Event 6 100 Backstroke

Apr   /   Sep   

Event 1a 25 Backstroke

Event 1 50 Backstroke

Event 2 200 Backstroke

Event 3a 25 Breaststroke

Event 3a 50 Breaststroke

Event 4 100 Individual Medley

Event 5 100 Freestyle

Event 6 400 Individual Medley

DATES FOR 2010

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTERING

MAY 15TH FRIDAY 7TH MAY (8PM)

JUNE 19TH FRIDAY 11TH JUNE (8PM)

JULY 17TH FRIDAY 9TH JULY (8PM)

AUGUST NO TIME TRIALS

SEPTEMBER 11TH FRIDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER (8PM)

OCTOBER 16TH FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER (8PM)

NOVEMBER 20TH FRIDAY 12TH NOVEMBER (8PM)

DECEMBER 11TH FRIDAY 3RD DECEMBER (8PM)

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