Fareham Nomads swimmers chosen for England National Deveopment Programme

Three Fareham Nomads Swimming Club members have been chosen for the Swim England National Development Programme.
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Emma Skelton

The scheme is designed to promote the country’s best young swimming talent.

George Snow, 14, Emma Skelton and Joe Dollimore - both 13 - will benefit from online workshops that aim to help improve their performance.

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The first workshop will focus on topics such as ‘loving race day’, injury prevention and sleep recovery.

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George Scott

Other sessions will focus on developing body conditioning, improving mobility, and stability.

The programme has been moved online by Swim England due to the pandemic.

All three swimmers are part of Fareham Nomads’ elite ‘Platinum’ squad, which sees swimmers training up to nine times a week, with additional circuits and gym sessions.

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George and Emma have swam with Fareham Nomads as youngsters, coming through the squads. Joe also swims for Gosport Dolphins SC and trains

with Nomads as part of a training agreement between the two clubs.

Nomads has around 250 members ranging from age 4 in the ‘Learn to Swim’ programme to elite swimmers who compete in national finals.

There is also a Masters squad for older swimmers looking to stay fit or compete in Masters competitions.

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Nomads head coach Richard Pointon said: ‘The club is very proud of the achievement of these young swimmers.

‘They have worked very hard in training and achieved great results. I look forward to seeing them progress further and competing at the highest levels.

‘We are always looking for new children to start swimming with Nomads who can develop and achieve like these young people.’

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