Kit list

GENERAL (all squads)
  • Hearts swim cap – only these must be worn at competitions
  • Hearts t-shirt (short/long sleeved) / polo shirt – these must be worn on poolside at competitions at all times and it is essential to wear them for medal presentations
  • Kick board / pull buoy – each swimmer should possess their own and bring to every training session – do not rely on the venue to have them
  • Swimwear / goggles / swim caps – brought to every session including spares as it is your responsibility to be prepared for any eventuality – do not rely on coach / friends
  • Drinks bottle (large) – essential for hydration during all sessions / competitions
ELITE
  • Training Snorkel (eg. FINIS)
  • Short bladed fins (eg Speedo or Zoomers)
  • Finger paddles (junior/red or senior/yellow)
  • Ankle band (for pull sets)
  • Theraband (for shoulder injury prevention / management)
  • Skipping Rope (for land training / warmup)
  • Tennis Balls (for pre-swim / post-swim work)
FAST 1/2
  • Training Snorkel (eg. FINIS)
  • Short bladed fins (eg Speedo or Zoomers)
  • Finger paddles (junior/red or senior/yellow)
  • Theraband (for shoulder injury prevention / management)
  • Skipping Rope (for land training / warmup)
  • Tennis Balls (for pre-swim / post-swim work)
TASK 3
  • Training Snorkel (eg. FINIS)
  • Short bladed fins (eg Speedo or Zoomers)
TASK 1/2
  • No special kit required other than that stated in the General section but all swimmers should wear swim caps during training sessions if they have medium/long hair and all swimwear should be appropriate for the task i.e. no long shorts that can affect body position and technical ability.