National Squad

Squad:  National Squad
Coaches: Lawrie Thompson
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Weekly Training Plan

Day Swim Times
Venue Land Training
MONDAY 5:00pm – 7:00pm Milton Road
TUESDAY 5:00pm – 7:00am Milton Road
TUESDAY 5:00pm – 7:00pm Milton Road
WEDNESDAY 5:45am – 7:00am Link Centre
WEDNESDAY Kingsdown School  6:30pm – 7:30pm
THURSDAY 7:00pm – 8:30pm Marlborough College
FRIDAY 5:45am – 7:00am Link Centre
FRIDAY 5:30pm – 7:00pm Milton Road
SATURDAY 6:00am – 8:00am Milton Road
Squad Criteria

  • Swimmers should qualify for or be working towards qualifying for British Championships.
  • Swimmers should be committed to attending a minimum 8 out of 9 sessions.
  • Swimmers to be aged 14yr + old (at the end of the Competition Year)
  • Swimmers will be achieving targets set out in the Skills & Stamina criteria matrix within SCM.


  • Representation and success at British National competitions.
  • To create a training environment where success becomes inevitable.
  • To play a mentor role to the younger swimmers coming through in the club.

Land Training

  • To be an extra, not an instead of – minimum 2 per week


Squad members are required to bring the following equipment to every session :

  • Goggles, Drinks bottle, Kick board, Pull buoy, Band, Paddles, Short fins/Zoomers & Snorkel.
Feedback Procedure

Swindon Dolphin is committed to providing a quality service to all our members and we welcome your feedback. Please feel free to email us