Awards and Achievements
Competitive Start Award – CSA
All swimmers aged 7 and up both from the teaching groups and junior development squads will be working towards this award. Swimmers who are selected for the junior teams will need this award prior to league competitions.
The award concentrates on racing starts and transition to stroke with emphasis on correct technique. The test will be performed in both deep and shallow water from the blocks. Only swimmers who can demonstrate a competent racing dive with the appropriate start/transition will be tested for the award.
Tests will take place at Brierley Hill on a Sunday on week 8 of each training cycle.
Certificates of Achievement
These replace the old 'Swimmer of the Month' award. Each month, one swimmer from each of the teaching groups and a maximum of three from each of the coaching squads will be chosen to receive a certificate for ‘continued effort’. Swimmers will be chosen through their commitment, dedication to both training and competition and effort in their aspirations to achieve.
Certificates will be presented on the last Sunday of each month.
ASA Speed Awards
These will continue to run for all the junior development swimmers to achieve, to be done in either time trials or competition. Time trials will cover distances of 20m (Grange School pool), 25m and 50m. Longer distances can be achieved during competitions such as league galas or open meets.
A badge and certificate is available to purchase for these awards.
To be done as advised by the group coaches.
Distance and other awards
We will endeavour to run award sessions during school holidays. Keep an eye on the notice boards for more details.