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Training Groups Advancement Criteria

EISF Training Group Advancement Guidelines

 

These criteria are a guidelines to support group cohesiveness and program continuity.  The unique individual will always be considered when determining the best training group for the swimmer.

 

To Enter Splash:

  • Must complete 25 yards of all 4 competitive strokes

  • Racing Start Certified

 

To Enter Rapids:

  • Completes 6x 50s Free on 1:15

  • Completes 4x 25s Fly on 1:00

  • Completes 4x 25s Back on 1:00    

  • Completes 4x 25s Breast on 1:00

  • Completes 1x 100 IM under 3:30

  • Meet program includes all 4 strokes

 

To Enter Whitewater:

  • Completes 6x 100s Free on 2:00

  • Completes 6x 25s Fly on :45

  • Completes 6x 50s Back on 1:10    

  • Completes 6x 50s Breast on 1:20

  • Completes 6x 100 IMs on 2:30

  • Meet program includes all 4 strokes

 

To Enter Cascade:

  • Completes 6x 100s Free on 1:45

  • Completes 10x 25s Fly on :35

  • Completes 8x 50s Back on 1:00    

  • Completes 8x 50s Breast on 1:10

  • Completes 8x 100 IMs on 2:00

 

To Enter Tsunami:

  • Completes 8x 100s Free on 1:35

  • Completes 10x 25s Fly on :30

  • Completes 8x 50s Back on :55    

  • Completes 8x 50s Breast on 1:00

  • Completes 4x 200 IMs on 3:30

 

To Enter Trident:

  • Completes 10x 100s Free on 1:25

  • Completes 10x 25s Fly on :25

  • Completes 10x 50s Back on :50    

  • Completes 8x 50s Breast on :55

  • Completes 3x 200 IMs on 3:00

  • Has participated in all IMX events for swimmer’s age in a meet

 

To Enter Waves:

  • Completes 6x 50s Free on 1:15

  • Completes 4x 25s Fly on 1:00

  • Completes 4x 25s Back on 1:00    

  • Completes 4x 25s Breast on 1:00

  • Completes 1x 100 IM under 3:30