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National Age Pathway

The main Goals of the National Age Pathway is to:

  1. Support the athletes to continue to improve and to enjoy their swimming journey

  2. Increase the number of athletes graduating to the Olympic and Paralympic Programmes with the appropriate skill set, speed, growth mindset and performance behaviours

  3. Support coaches by adding value to their home programmes and to offer personal development opportunities

How to Apply SNZ National Age Programme 2024

1. Read the National Programme Information Booklets.

NAP Booklet - Athletes (4)
Download PDF • 10.55MB

NAP Booklet 2024 - Coaches
Download PDF • 5.58MB

Goldprint - January 2024
Download PDF • 821KB

2. Ensure that you have achieved the at least one time from the National Performance Standards.

NAP 24_25 Standards LC v2
Download PDF • 77KB

National Performance Standards - Short Course
Download PDF • 116KB

National Programme Standards Para
Download PDF • 226KB

3. Complete your Individual Performance Plan with your Coach and send to Gary Francis for feedback and support.

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