Training, the fuel that sustains performance. The resources below support the development of skills through meaningful practice.

Benchmark Training Sets

The Benchmark Training Set program has been designed to support age-appropriate progressions and emphasize the training of skills, with effort over time.  The following sets are currently part of the program:

  11 & Under 12 Years 13 Years 14 & Over
Timed Distance Swim 2000m 3000m 4000m 5000m
Timed 50 Kick Yes Yes Yes Yes
Timed 400 Kick Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 X 50 Fastest Possible Average No No Yes Yes

All swimmers who are registered with Swim BC in a Competitive level are eligible for the program. Entries must be submitted by their registered coach and submitted via the Benchmark Training Set – Results Upload.

The Swim BC office is located on the unceded territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən speaking people known today as the Songhees, the SXIMELEL (Esquimalt) and the WSÁNEĆ First Nations.

Swim BC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.


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