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Platinum Squad

This group is the fourth stage of the South Aberdeenshire Coaching Programme and the second stage of the ’Advanced Training Programme’. This stage should be seen as the stepping stone in the development of the swimmers to compete with distinction at senior level.

Swimmers will enter the Platinum stage of the South Aberdeenshire Swimming structure following successful completion of the Gold Training Programme. All swimmers within the Platinum stage of the progressive pathway will be eligible for consideration to the SAS Transitional Squad.

The Platinum squad will aim to:

  • Further develop stroke technique and refine competitive skills.
  • Increase the volume of swimming endurance work including work at and above anaerobic threshold level whilst maintaining quality stroke mechanics.
  • Introduce the concept of anaerobic training.
  • Further develop the ’hard work’ ethic of training.
  • Produce swimmers who can compete with distinction at District and National events.
  • Ensure swimmers have an experience of a wider range of competitive swimming events.

Full information on the Platinum stage and information on achieving further progression to Top Squad, can be found here.

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