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LSU - Main Site

Tiger Aquatics - LSU Natatorium (main site)

Please email Coach Jeannine Malbrough ([email protected]) to set up an evaluation prior to registration. 

 

LSU Site Registration Packet

PAWS - "Where new young swimmers graduate to develop stronger skills and endurance"

  • Ages:  10 and Under

  • Equipment needed:  fins, kick board, Tiger Aquatics swim cap, goggles, junior snorkel & equipment bag

  • Practice Days/Times: M/W 4:30-5:30pm (dryland first), T/Th 5:45-6:45pm, Fri. 4-5:15pm (dryland first)

This PAWS Group is designed for swimmers ages 5 and older.  The emphasis of this group is to gain better technique of all four strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly,  as well as proper starts and turns.  Other emphasis will be placed on kicking, streamline, proper body position in the water, but most of all having FUN! We encourage ALL members of this group to participate in at least 3 swim meets per season & 8 & under championships. We hope that through this group, young swimmers will continue to swim and move into the next group (Cubs). The Paws group offers 5 practices a week; it is recommended that you attend 3 per week.

 

CUBS- "Where new swimmers who know all four stroke begin to learn more of the competition side of the sport"

  • Ages: 10 and Under

  • Equipment needed: fins, kick board, Tiger Aquatics swim cap, goggles, junior snorkel, & equipment bag

  • Practice Days/Times: M/W 5:30-6:45pm, T/Th 4:30-5:45pm (dryland first), Fri. 4-5:15pm (dryland first)

The Cubs Group is designed for the more competitive 10 & Under. Cubs will continue to work on technique of ALL four stroke: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, & butterfly. A focus will be set on IM, underwater kicking,  racing, attendance, & clock reading. Cubs will also learn how to do and complete a set during a workout. ALL Cubs will be required to attend at least 3 meets throughout the season, plus regular season meets and 8 & Under Championships. The Cubs group offers 5 practices per week; it is recommended that you attend AT LEAST 3.

 

Jr TIGERS - "Where age-group athletes start to define themselves and become more competitive swimmers".

  • Ages - 9-12

  • Equipment Required: fins, kickboard, paddles, pull buoy, snorkel,Tiger Aquatics swim cap, goggles, water bottle

  • Dryland Equipment: dryland clothes, tennis shoes, water bottle

  • Practice Days/Times: M/W 6-7:30pm, T/Th 4-5:30pm (dryland first), Fri. 6-7:30pm

The Jr Tiger group is our 3rd level of age group training. This level of training involves continued stroke technique and an increase in endurance training. This group will focus on interval training as well as racing at a higher level. Practices will average 2,500-4,000 per workout.  Jr Tigers will introduce new dryland techniques as well as speed and agility outside of the pool. Jr Tigers will practice 5 days per week. Athletes are expected to attend and average of 4 per week.

 

TIGERS - "Where young age group athletes take their swimming to a more elite level".

  • Ages - 9-12 (advanced)

  • Equipment Required: fins, kickboard, paddles, pull buoy, snorkel, water bottle, Tiger Aquatics swim cap, goggles,  short fins

  • Dryland Equipment: dryland clothes, tennis shoes, water bottle

  • Practice Days/Times: M/W/F 4-6pm (dryland first), T/Th 5:30-7:30pm, Sat. TBD

The Tiger group is our highest level of age group training. Athletes must be fully committed to the sport of swimming and ready to their training to the highest level possible. This level of training involves continued stroke technique, endurance training goal setting, mental toughness, and commitment. Practices will average 4,000-7,000 per workout. Tiger's dryland techniques will involve power, speed, and agility outside of the pool. Therefore, entry into this group is not based just on swim times but, a variety of factors including the swimmers physical maturity, ability to commit the time, and the fitness level to participate in demanding practices, year round. Tigers will practice 6 days per week. Athletes must attend 5-6 workouts per week.

 

SENIOR II 

  • Coach: Jeannine Malbrough ([email protected])‚Äč

  • Practice Days/Times: M/W/F 4:15-6pm (dryland first), T/Th 4:15-6pm, Sat. optional with 80% attendance.

  • Equipment Required: Zoomers, Fins, Snorkel, Paddles, Ankle Strap, Nose Clip, Kick Board, Tiger Aquatics Swim Cap, Goggles, Water Bottle, Pull Buoy, & a Mesh Bag

  • Dryland Equipment Required: Athletic Clothes, Tennis Shoes, water bottle

 

Senior 2 (LSU) – This group is designed for swimmers who are beyond the Age Group Program, but not quite ready for the training demands of Senior 1. They are focused on group goals, which include technique development, building a training base, racing, goal setting, and working towards the training level of Senior 1. These swimmers must be prepared to work hard in practice and compete in meets. Stroke refinement is key in this group, as the swimmers begin to experience more intense, longer workouts. Attendance is expected to be at or above 85% to further development and achieve the Senior 2 group goals. Practices are offered five days a week and include drylands as well as water training. Senior 2 will be offered as a seasonal program during the middle/high school swim season, as well as a year-round training program.

SENIOR I  

  • Coach: Jeannine Malbrough ([email protected])

  • Practice Days/Times: Mon/Wed 5-6:30am (dryland), Mon/Tue./Wed/Thurs./Fri 4:15-6:15pm, Saturday 2 hour (time TBA)

  • Equipment Required: Zoomers, Fins, Snorkel, Paddles, Ankle Strap, Nose Clip, Kick Board, Tiger Aquatics Swim Cap, Goggles, Water Bottle, Pull Buoy, & a Mesh Bag

  • Dryland Equipment Required: Athletic Clothes, Tennis Shoes, Water Bottle

 

Senior 1 (LSU)-  This is the highest level of training at Tiger Aquatics (LSU Site). Senior 1 swimmers are expected to work towards the group goals of achieving Sectional and National time standards, while earning the chance to swim in college. Swimmers should also act as role models for the younger swimmers and leaders for the entire team. Swimmers in this group will be expected to attend meets and compete in all strokes, at all distances. A minimum attendance rate of 85% is expected from Senior 1 swimmers in order to achieve the previously mentioned group goals.