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Age Group Endurance

Age Group Endurance:

Ages: 9-13

 

Age Group Endurance is designed for age group swimmers who are experienced in swimming and who have developed a foundation as well as a well-rounded understanding of stroke mechanics.  Athletes in this group have displayed a consistent commitment to the sport. Interval training begins at this point in the swimmers’ careers. While stroke development and instruction are still largely emphasized, performance begins to be a goal of swimmers in this group.  Swimmers in this group will primarily compete at Age Group Champs at the end of the short course season. Swimmers in this group will demonstrate increased commitment by attending at least three practices a week consistently or maintaining 60% season cumulative attendance. Swimmers who are do not maintain the attendance requirements of the group may be moved back to Age Group Prep.

 

Level requirements for this group by category:

Biomechanics - Level Three

Character Development and Life Skills - Level Three

Competitive Performance - Level Two

Physiology - Level Three

Psychology - Level Four

Training Set - Level Three

-Or average of Level Four from all groups

 

Additional requirements for this group:

Successful evaluation by KKW coach.

Minimum 9 years old

Minimum attendance of three days per week or season cumulative of 60%

 

Practice Times:

September-May:     Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00 pm

June-August:        Monday-Friday 7:30-9:00 am

 

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

 

 

EXPLANATION OF KKW LEVELS OF SWIMMING DEVELOPMENT