The Mercury group is the first level of the competitive team. Swimmers in this group will focus on continued improvement of stroke fundamentals and will begin to learn about the other aspects of being a athlete: Physiological progressions, character development and psychological skills.
Swimmers in this group are welcome to participate in any club or GULF sponsored meet that they are qualified for. Meet attendance is not mandatory, but swimmers should participate or be working to participate in at least 1 meet per season (fall & spring) when they are ready.
Swimmers will work toward completing:
4x 50 free 1:00 4x50 back 1:10 4x50 breast/fly 1:30 4x50 kick 1:30
Swimmers are encouraged to complete all the IMR events
Practice: Swimmers are recommended to attend 2-3x/week. Max 4x/week.
Mercury Group A: 5:30-6:30 pm Monday-Friday & Saturday from 8:30-9:30 AM
Cost: $95/mo + GULF / team annual registration fee
Swimmers will need to complete a swim assessment before being placed into a group. Please contact Coach Philipp @ email@example.com to schedule.