Livingston & District Dolphins ASC
Livingston & District Dolphins ASC - Training & 

Junior Squad 

Once swimmers have completed all the requirements and criteria of Swim Skills 4 they will be considered for movement to Junior Squad.


Swimmers in Junior Squad will:

  • Improve technique and skills development on all 4 competitive strokes
  • Improve stroke drill development for all four competitive strokes, initially using fins
  • Improve Individual Medley swimming
  • Introduction to an aerobic training programme
  • Development of starts and correct turns on all 4 competitive strokes
  • Attend all sessions available including land conditioning on time. (e.g. acceptable attendance of 9 pool sessions out of 12 in a 4 week period and 3 land sessions out of 4)
  • Enter competitions identified by the coach and compete regularly as a representative of Livingston and District Dolphins (Splash League and Forth Valley Junior League)
  • Good lane discipline (correct intervals between swimmers, clockwise and anti clockwise) and good behaviour
  • Have basic knowledge of rules of swimming
  • Punctual start times to all sessions
  • Introduction to basic stretching exercises
  • Participate in Club Championships and LDD Development Gala
  • Abide by code of conduct
  • Have the correct training equipment that swimmers need for this squad

Squad Kit

Swimmers in Junior Squad will require the following kit.

Land Training:

  • Sports T-Shirt / Top
  • Sports shorts / leggings
  • Training Shoes
  • Water bottle

Pool Training:

  • Swimming costume (including spare)
  • Goggles (including spare pair)
  • Swimming cap (including spare)
  • Kickboard
  • Pull buoy
  • Fins
  • Swim snorkel (Front facing / Centre Snorkel)
  • Hand paddles
  • Water bottle
  • Towel (including spare / t-shirt, for test set sessions)
  • Pool shoes
  • Kit bag

Swimming Coach: Nathan:

Livingston & District Dolphins ASC