Stourbridge Swimming Club supports and implements the ASA’s Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) programme. As a Club we believe that to succeed in the long term, swimmers should follow a journey in training; competition and swimmer progression. Within LTAD there are 5 stages:
- FUNdamentals – Childhood
- SwimSkills – Late Childhood
- Training to Train – Adolescence
- Training to Compete – Early Adulthood
- Training to Win – Adulthood
LTAD lays out progression through the stages and outlines growth, skills, levels of competition, stroke specialisation etc.
To find out more, please take a look at the ASA’s document: