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Age Group Prep

Age Group Prep:

Ages: 9-12

 

Age Group Prep is designed for age group swimmers still at the beginning stages of their swimming career requiring emphasis on stroke development.  This group teaches swimming lingo and practice procedures required of higher level groups. Swimmers in this group are made up of primarily 9-10 year olds with some 11-12 year olds.  The goals of this group are to further develop and refine stroke mechanics while being introduced to basic interval training. Swimmers begin to do practices to build endurance. Swimmers in this group begin to travel regularly to meets and are introduced to the competitive side of swimming.  Although no attendance requirement is in place for this group, it is highly encouraged to attend at least three practices a week.

 

Level requirements for this group by category:

Biomechanics - Level Two

Character Development and Life Skills - Level One

Competitive Performance - Level One

Physiology - Level Two

Psychology - Level One

Training Set - Level One

 

Additional requirements for this group:

Successful evaluation by KKW coach.

Minimum 9 years old

 

Practice Times:

September-May:     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00-6:00 pm

June-August:         Monday-Thursday 9:00-10:00 am

 

Daily Training Equipment: Water bottle, Kick Board, Pull Buoy, Fins

 

 

EXPLANATION OF KKW LEVELS OF SWIMMING DEVELOPMENT