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Prerequisite Skills

PST 1:  Intro to Swim Team Skills

Prerequisites

  • Comfort in deep water
  • Ability to swim/kick across the pool
  • Usually Red Cross Level 3/4 Graduates

Exit Skills

  • Ability/Tries to apply feedback to their swimming
  • Ability to move across the pool comfortably with no stopping
  • Ability/Willingness to follow instructions
  • Coaches should be able tell which kicks they are performing

PST 2:  Breaststroke and Freestyle Skills

Prerequisites

  • Graduate from PST 1 by completing Exit Skills
  • Summer Recreation Team swimmers looking for more individualized stroke instruction

Exit Skills

  • Legal Breaststroke according to USA Swimming
  • Freestyle with side breathing
  • Identify and perform all drills correctly

PST 3:  Butterfly and Backstroke Skills

Prerequisites

  • Graduate from PST 1 & 2 by completing Exit Skills
  • Summer Recreation Team swimmers looking for more individualized stroke instruction

Exit Skills

  • Legal Butterfly and Backstroke according to the rules of USA Swimming
  • Backstroke finish without looking at the wall
  • Butterfly arms exit the water upon recovery
  • Identify and perform all drills correctly