The Greater Evansville Aquatic Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. The GREAT coaching staff will have the final decision on all group advancement.
Coaches will advise which group your swimmer will train with if necessary.
Focus: This group works on stroke development.
Requirement: Must be able to swim 25 yards without stopping of any stroke.
Practices: Offered 3 days a week for 45 minutes.
Focus: This group begins learning the basics of interval swimming. Majority of practice time is dedicated towards stroke improvement.
Practices: Offered 5 days a week for 1 hour.
Focus: This group continues the focus on stroke improvement along with interval swimming and race preparation.
Practices: Offered 6 days a week for 1 ½ hours.
Focus: This group continues work on skills to improve stroke mechanics, endurance training, racing starts, turns and finishes. Swimmers will begin learning race strategy for competing at various distances and strokes.
Practices: Offered 6 days a week for 1 ½ hours (2 hours on dryland training days).
Focus: This group continues work on skills to improve stroke mechanics, endurance training, racing starts, turns and finishes. A greater amount of time is spent on developing the various energy systems utilized in training for competitive swimmers.
Practices: Offered 6 days a week for 2 hours (2.5 hours on dryland training days).