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TRAINING GROUPS

 

Eagle Aquatics offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ability levels from age five and older. It is the goal of EA to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

 

Eaglets   (Age 5-8)                               

This group is for swimmers who do not know all four competitive strokes yet. The main goal of this group is to make swimming fun and learn the fundamentals of all four competitive strokes focusing on correct body position, kicking, breathing, streamlining and basic drills. We also work on proper starts and turns. Swim meets are encouraged but optional. Recommended 2-3 practices a week.

 

Eagles   (Age 9-12)                               

This group is for swimmers who do not know all four competitive strokes yet. The main goal of this group is to make swimming fun and learn the fundamentals of all four competitive strokes focusing on correct body position, kicking, breathing, streamlining and basic drills. We also work on proper starts and turns. Swim meets are encouraged but optional. Recommended 2-3 practices a week.

 

Age Group Development   (Age 9-13) 

All swimmers must be able to swim all four competitive strokes legally to move into this group. The main focus is still on proper stroke mechanics, body position and technique with more advanced drills. Swimmers begin doing more yardage and we introduce interval training. Swim meets are encouraged and recommended but optional. Recommended 3-4 practices a week.

 

Eagle Development   (Age 10-14)        

This group is for swimmers who know all four competitive strokes and have been doing year round swimming. The main focus is still on proper stroke mechanics, body position and technique with more advanced drills. Swimmers begin doing more yardage with increased interval training. Swim meets are highly recommended and required to move up to the next group. Recommended 4-5 practices a week.

 

Age Group Elite   (Age 10-13)               

This group is for swimmers who are committed to year round swimming and have at least 1 Junior Olympics qualifying time. While still improving on technique refinement and increasing yardage, self-motivation and goal setting is introduced and athletes start taking on more responsibilities for their own swimming. Swim meets are required. Recommended 5-6 practices a week.

 

Pre-Senior   (Age 13-15)                        

This group is for swimmers who are committed to year round swimming and have at least 1 Junior Olympics qualifying time. While still improving on technique refinement and increasing yardage, self-motivation and goal setting is introduced and athletes start taking on more responsibilities for their own swimming. Swim meets are required. Recommended 6 practices a week.

 

Senior   (Age 16-18)                                

Swimmers entering this group must display a strong desire to perform at a high level. The main focus is interval training. Swimmers take on more responsibilities for their own swimming. Swim meets are required. Recommended 6 practices a week.

 

To schedule a tryout please send us an email here