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Development

Swim Meet 101

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Development Blue (Dev Blue) 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Requirements:

  • Be able to demonstrate proper understanding of competitive backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle.

  • Be able to legally complete 25 meters of butterfly.

  • Be able to legally complete 50 meters of competitive freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

Objectives:

  • Legally completes a 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 100m breast and 100 Individual Medley with basic turns in a swim meet.

  • Swimmers demonstrate basic understanding of aerobic sets and pace clock work.

  • Be comfortable with the starting blocks/proper dives.

  • Strive to attend 3 of 4 practices and at least 4 competitive swim meets per season  and the Regional Championship.

  • Be active in club events (Squad outings, Banquet, Memorial Day Parade, Swim-a-Thon, etc.)

Squad Info

  • This group is intended to be the beginning of competitive swimming.

  • Practice is offered four days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday) and two 15 minutes dry-land with a suggestion of attending three session per week.

  • Practice duration is 45 minutes.


     

Development Black (Dev Black)

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Requirements:

  • Competitive experience in 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 100 breast, 50 butterfly and 100 Individual Medley.

  • Swimmers demonstrate basic understanding of aerobic sets and pace clock work.

  • Be comfortable with the starting blocks/proper dives.

  • Has proven attendance of  3 or more practices and at least 4 competitive swim meets per season, and the Regional Championship of that season.

  • Has been active in club events (Squad outings, Banquet, Memorial Day Parade, Swim-a-Thon, etc.)

Objectives:

  • Increase their technical and tactical abilities in all four competitive strokes.

  • Become more comfortable with racing longer distances.

  • Successfully complete 200 Free and 200 IM

  • Become proficient on starts, and turns

Squad Info

  • RAC’s Development black program is designed with the intention of providing the curriculum and atmosphere necessary for success at Regionals Championships.

  • Practice is offered four days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday) and two 15 minutes dry-land.

  • Practice duration is 45 minutes.

  • Increase in competitive swim meets/attendance.


Head Coach Contact Info:

Thammara Clemente

thammaraclemente@gmail.com