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Transition B to Transition A Preferred Criteria

Promotion is based on 3 areas: Training performance, Racing performance, and Key attributes including; attitude, commitment, motivation, organisation, timekeeping and
being self-reliant.
For all promotions please be aware that coaches discretion is the deciding factor as there are many other considerations to determine a swimmers readiness for promotion. A birthday later in the year may mean target times are harder for some to achieve than others. Likewise we wouldn’t hold a National Backstroke swimmer back if they didn’t know how to dive. Ultimately the coaches will make the right decision for each swimmer on an individual basis.

  • Regular attendance at training
  • Work hard in training, following sets and instructions
  • Can follow written instructions
  • Correct turns in training to include two handed touch turns for Breaststroke and Butterfly and a tumble turn for Front Crawl and Back Crawl
  • Can complete a set of up to 500m
  • Knows the Individual Medley order and can swim 100 Individual Medley without stopping (in training set)
  • Performs correct ‘in the water’ starts in training.
  • Can dive from poolside
  • Enter Time Trials, Club Championships and Level 4 Meets
  • To achieve one or more North Midland Times (link to latest North mid times - coming soon)