Group Descriptions

Red 1:  (Ages 5-9)

  • Red 1 swimmers should be able to swim 3 strokes legally and have knowledge of the fourth stroke
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 2 practices per week
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 1 meet per month


Red 2 (Ages 8-12)

  • Red 2 swimmers should be able to swim 3 strokes legally and have knowledge of the fourth stroke
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 2 practices per  week
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 1 meet per month


Red 3 (Ages 8-12)

  • Swimmers should be legal in all 4 competitive strokes
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 3 practices per week
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 1 meet per month
  • Attend highest level championship meet
  • Complete IMR events each season


White 1 (Ages 8-13)

  • Swimmers should strive to attend 3 practices per week
  • Swimmers should strive to train freestyle sets on 2:00 base, IM sets on 2:15 base and kick sets on 2:30 base
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 1 meet per month

White 2 (Ages 9-13)

  • Swimmers should strive to attend 4 practices per week
  • Swimmers should strive to train freestyle sets on 1:50 base, IM sets on 2:05 base and kick sets on 2:15 base
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 1 meet per month
  • Attend highest level championship meet
  • Complete IMX events each season
     

White 3 (Ages 10-14)

  • Swimmers should strive to attend 5 practices per week
  • Swimmers should strive to train freestyle sets on 1:40 base, IM sets on 1:50 base and Kick sets on 2:05 base.
  • Swimmers should strive to attend 1 meet per month & attends highest level championship meet
  • Complete IMX Events each season

Blue 1 (Ages 13-18)

  • Swimmers are competing at the state level and striving toward zones, sectionals and higher level meets
  • Swimmers should strive for 80% practice attendance
  • Comfortable making freestyle sets on 1:25 base, IM sets on 1:35 base and kick sets on 1:55 base.
  • Attends 1 full meet a month & attends highest level championship meet
  • Complete IMX Events each season

Blue 2 (Ages 13 and up)

  • Proven attendance record of missing nor more than 4 practices per month
  • Swimmers range from state level to national level
  • Swimmers in this group are focused on competing at the National level and display the commitment necessary for reaching this level
  • Comfortable making freestyle sets on 1:20 base, IM sets on 1:30 base and kick sets on 1:50 base.
  • Attends 1 full meet a month & attends highest level championship meet
  • Completes IMX events each season

Has made SFST swimming the highest priority extracurricular activity.

 
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