Swimming Focus Squad

Cardiff Met Swimming now have a focus squad aimed to develop the performance profile of Cardiff Met  sport as well as increasing the number of BUCS points achieved within university competitions.

Benefits to becoming a focus squad member

  • Access to professional coaching.
  • Access to reduced physiotherapy and massage treatment.
  • Free Cardiff Met sport facility gym membership.
  • 2 x Sport specific strength and conditioning sessions a week with the university S&C team.
  • Free entry to three BUCS university competitions (inc travel and accommodation).
  • Video, race and competition analysis.
  • Access to Swim Pro underwater camera system.
  • Diet, nutrition and supplement advice.
  • Anti-doping advice and support.

To be considered for a place in the Cardiff Met Swimming Focus squad:- 

1. Hold or be in the process of gaining a place on a Cardiff Metropolitan University course (undergraduate/ postgraduate)

2. Be able to represent the University at three BUCS swimming events during the academic year (BUCS short course, BUCS long course, BUCS team championships)

3. Have a time equal to or faster than the focus team consideration times in one event or more. Tables below. Criteria A

Or

4. Have an individual time which gains an Individual a place within a Cardiff Met BUCS  “A Team” relay. Criteria B

5. Agree to Cardiff Met Swim team code of conduct and focus squad terms and conditions.

2017-2018 Short Course consideration times

Women SC Men
27.08 50 Free 23.75
57.68 100 Free 51.87
2.06.02 200 Free 1.54.32
4.24.45 400 Free 4.02.93
8.53.02 800 Free N/A
N/A 1500 Free 16.28.35
30.76 50 Back 26.32
1.04.38 100 Back 58.22
2.19.26 200 Back 2.09.35
33.98 50 Brs 30.07
1.14.53 100 Brs 1.04.50
2.41.93 200 Brs 2.21.24
28.81 50 Fly 25.91
1.05.20 100 Fly 56.91
2.23.45 200 Fly 2.08.09
2.27.70 200 IM 2.10.93
5.12.18 400 IM 4.34.28

** Times must have been achieved within the last 18 months**

2017-2018 Long Course consideration times

Women LC Men
27.75 50 Free 24.76
1.01.04 100 Free 53.47
2.09.70 200 Free 1.56.70
4.33.17 400 Free 4.13.42
9.21.70 800 Free N/A
N/A 1500 Free 17.40.00
32.15 50 Back 28.32
1.09.06 100 Back 1.01.34
2.28.97 200 Back 2.17.87
34.91 50 Brs 30.85
1.16.80 100 Brs 1.07.62
2.44.16 200 Brs 2.37.27
29.28 50 Fly 26.36
1.05.70 100 Fly 58.84
2.38.88 200 Fly 2.12.70
2.36.83 200 IM 2.14.28
5.59.51 400 IM 4.48.50

**Times must have been achieved within the last 18 months**

Application Form

Cardiff Metropolitan University Focus Squad Application Form

Focus Terms and Conditions copy

How to apply

To apply or for more information please fill out the focus team application form and email to dtonge@cardiffmet.ac.uk and/or jddavies@cardiffmet.ac.uk

The 2018-19 Performance squad criteria will be set March 1st 2018

Cardiff Met Swim

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