ZV Torpedo trains 5 times a week, in “De Lieberg”, located on Jan van der Heijdenstraat 170 in Hilversum.
Swimmers train two to four times a week, depending on age, talent and ambition. A team of (volunteer) trainers coach the swimmers.
Group 1: Beginners
In the beginners group, the focus is on the basics of swimming. A good swimming technique is important to competitive swimming. The basics of swimming is streamlining and a stable floating technique. Part of the training is also joining a team and team spirit, even though swimming is a very individual sport.
Swimmers almost ready to join group 2, will participate in competitions.
Beginners have two trainings a week on Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning.
Group 2: Middle
From group 2, the proper swimming technique, is a bigger part of the training. This is done in a playful way, as having fun in swimming is essential.
Swimmers in group 2, train three times a week and are expected to join one extra training, on Tuesday or Friday.
Groups 3-5: Advanced
As swimmers grow and become stronger they can advance to higher groups. In these groups focus is on swimming technique, speed and distance.
The more advanced groups train 3 to 4 times a week, with Tuesday and Friday sessions being the most popular.