Elite Pathway

TID Squad

Squad for divers who have been identified through talent testing who show the physical potential to become Elite Divers.

  • Sessions: 3 sessions/week – up to 7 hours
  • Training Times: Wednesday 5-7.30, Thursday 4.45-7.15, Friday 5-7pm, Saturday 8-10, Sunday 10.30-12.30
  • Age: 7-13
  • Coach: Kirsteen Mitchell
  • Entry Criteria: Head Coach Selection from Talent Testing
  • Competitions: TID Games, Regional and National Skills
  • Progress to: Development Squad or Skills Squad

 

Development  Squad

Development Squad  divers have been identified as having potential to become Elite divers either through talent testing or come from a squad gymnastics background. They are working towards age group lists with a view to medalling at National Skills and competing at Talent Games

  • Sessions: 4 or 5 sessions/week – 9-14 hours
  • Training Times: Monday 5.30-7 (holidays 5-6.30 & 7-8.30), Thursday 4.45-7.30, Friday 5.30-8, Saturday 8-10am (Spectrum) or 12-4 (Southend), Sunday 8-10.30
  • Age: 8-14
  • Coaches: Kirsteen Mitchell & Stephen Hewat
  • Entry Criteria: Head Coach Invitation
  • Competitions: National Skills, Talent Games, Regional & National Age Groups
  • Progress to: Elite Squad or Age Group Squad

 

Elite Squad

Elite Squad is the clubs top squad who are either aiming to medal at National Age Groups with a view to diving at Junior Elites or diving at Junior Elite Level aiming to qualify for the England Talent Program. Every other week they train at Southend which is a 10m faclility.

  • Sessions: 5-6 sessions/week – 13-19 hours
  • Training Times: Monday 5.30-7 (holidays 5-6.30 & 7-8.30),Wednesday 5-8.30, Thursday 4.45-8.30, Friday 5.30-8, Saturday 8-10 (spectrum) or 10-2 (Southend), Sunday 8-10.30
  • Age: 10-18
  • Coaches: Stephen Hewat & Kirsteen Mitchell
  • Entry Criteria: Head Coach Invitation
  • Competitions: National Age Groups or Junior Elites

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