Age: 13 and older
The Senior Group has a continued focus on stroke instruction, but the largest emphasis is on performance in races. Swimmer’s age will be a minimum of 13, or grade level 8th grade. Swimmers in this group are comprised primarily of high school swimmers and eighth graders. Swimmers in this group are expected to attend all practices held. Training is performance-based in this group, and emphasizes speed and tempo. Proper stroke instruction is still an emphasis in this group, but becomes more specific from athlete to athlete. Swimmers have basic dryland training incorporated into their season plans. Maximizing the number of athletes to continue to compete in college is a major goal of this group, and all athletes are prepared for the rigors of college training.
Level requirements for this group by category:
Biomechanics - Level Two
Character Development and Life Skills - Level Three
Competitive Performance - Level One
Physiology - Level Three
Psychology - Level Three
Training Set - Level One
Additional requirements for this group:
Successful evaluation by KKW coach.
Minimum 13 years old
September-May: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 3:15-5:00 pm; Tuesday, Friday 3:15-5:30 pm
June-August: Monday-Friday 6:00-7:30 am
Daily Training Equipment: Water bottle, Kick Board, Pull Buoy, Z2 Zoomers, Strokemaker Paddles, Training Snorkel, Tempo Trainer, Foam Roller
EXPLANATION OF KKW LEVELS OF SWIMMING DEVELOPMENT