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Diving Groups

2019 MLA Diving Groups

Michigan Lakeshore Diving offers five groups that cover all skill levels: Beginner, Intermediate and an Advanced Team. No matter what ability level, we will work to build a foundation for success.

Learn To Dive Group (White) (12 and under)

This group is designed for those new athletes to our sport. Divers in this group need no experience to join. We strive to make this group fun and enjoyable allowing your athlete to fall in love with our sport. They will be learning all basics dives such as front lineups, front dives, front flips, back fall-ins, back dives, inward dive and reverse dive. We will focus on learning hurdles and learning how to jump off the 3-meter board.

Meets: Divers in this group are not required to compete in away meets and but are highly encouraged to participate in home meets.

Cost: In addition to your 1-time season fee of $50 there is a monthly cost of $80 for 2 practices per week or a $125 for 3 practices per week. 

Intermediate Middle School (Blue) 

This group is designed for those seeking to grow as Middle School divers. In this group, we focus on competitive dive execution, hurdles and takeoffs. It is our goal to make this group fun and exciting allowing diver to discover a passion for our sport. 3 Meter diving will be introduced and divers are expected to dive from it. 

Meets: Divers in this group are required to compete in all club home meets and TWO Michigan diving meets.

Cost: In addition to your 1-time season fee of $50 there is a monthly cost of $125 for 2 practices per week or $145 for 3 practices per week. 

Intermediate High School (Red)

This group is designed for those preparing for High School level of competition. Divers on this team are required to focus on both 1-meter and 3-meter for individual and synchro competitions. Conditioning and dive detailing are stressed on this group. 

Meets: Divers in this group are required to compete in all club home meets and TWO Michigan diving meets.

Cost: In addition to your 1-time season fee of $50 there is a monthly cost of $145 for 2 practices per week or $165 for 3 practices per week. 

National Travel Team (Black) - Invitation Only 

This group is required to compete in the following meets our USA regional meet, USA Zones team, USA Nationals, MLA Tulip Invite and all other offered meets unless otherwise notified. Other requirements will be added through the season. Parent and athletes’ meetings are required. Divers must maintain a 90% attendance to participate in this group. 

  • Prerequisite. Divers must be able to perform the following dives: 
    • 1 meter: 105C/B, 304C, 204C, and 5233/5225D/5132D.
    • 3 meter: 105B, 403C, 5132D, 5233D. 

Cost: In addition to your 1-time season fee of $50 there is a monthly cost of $175 for 5 practices per week.

One Day Per Week

This group is designed for those divers who are only able to attend one practice per week. Divers must stick to available date for practice. Athletes looking to join this group can reach out to coach Jean Luc for approval. There is no meet requirement for this group. 

Meets: There is no meet requirement for this group. Though we do encourage divers to participate in our home meets!

Cost: In addition to your 1-time season fee of $50 there is a monthly cost of $99.

 
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