Bronze Group


Bronze Group

Bronze 1: Bronze 1 is our entry level group, introducing young athletes to the world of TNT swimming.  This will be accomplished through application of drills/skills/ repeating of sound and basic swimming fundamentals. The Guppy group will focus exclusively on Freestyle and Backstroke, swimming the strokes legally, developing knowledge of drills and swim etiquette. The ideal age (but not limited to) is 8 years of age and younger.  To enter this group, swimmers must be able to swim 12.5 yards (half the pool) unassisted.  

Training Equipment:  Training Swim Suit, Goggles, Swim Cap

Move Up Criteria to join Bronze II Group:

  • Turn 10 yrs old (automatic move to Bronze II)
  • Swim 25 freestyle legally with side breathing
  • Swim 25 backstroke legally
  • Streamline off wall with 3 dolphin kicks
  • Front & Back dive

Practice Times:  

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday:  6:30 - 7:30 PM @ Hanford Plunge

Coaches:   Alex Salazar


Bronze 2:  This group builds upon the foundation laid in Bronze 1.  The main focus will be learning the fundamentals of Butterfly and Breaststroke, along with strengthening skills in Freestyle and Backstroke.  Competition starts and turns will be introduced.  

Training eqiupment: Training Swim Suit, Goggles, Swim Cap

Move Up Criteria to join Silver Group (Silver I):  

  • Swim all four strokes legally
  • 2 hand touch turns (open turns)
  • breathe both sides on freestyle (bilateral breathing)
  • "thumbs out, pinkies in" during backstroke swim
  • displays proficient arm pulls and leg kicks during butterfly and breaststroke. 

Practice Times:  

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday:  6:30 - 7:30 PM @ Hanford Plunge

Coaches:  Kady Gaines

*Updated 10/2020