Requirement

 

Requirement BRONZE Division - Training Group

 

  1. Training
    • Technique
    • Can do 25 yards of basic butterfly
    • Can dive off of blocks and swim 25 yards of
    • Freestyle with streamline and finish
    • Backstroke with streamline and finish
    • Breaststroke with streamline and finish
    • Can perform 100 yards of I.M with transition turns
    • Can streamline underwater with a dolphin kick
     
    • Knowledge
    • Begins to use the pace clock
    • Can count and compute distances
    • knows multiple drills for each stroke
    • Can demonstrate legal finishes

  2. Performance
    • Training
    • Can dive off of blocks and swim 50 yards of all strokes legally
    • Can perform a pull out
    • Can perform 100 yards of I.M legally
    • 6 x 25 of Free @ :45
    • 6 x 25 of Back @ :45
    • 6 x 25 alternating Fly and Breast @ 1:00
    • 3 x 100 of Free with flip turns @ 2:00 (holding less than 1:45)
    • Can streamline underwater with at least 2 dolphin kicks
     
    • Competition ?
    • Participates in developmental meets

  3. Education
    • Nutrition
    • Brings water bottle practice to every practice
    • Parents expected to offer good sources of food
     
    • Time Management
    • Expected to make 2 of 3 practices per week
    • Develops a balance between homework and swimming
     
    • Stress Management
    • Controls emotions at practices and meets

  4. Character Development
    • Sportsmanship/Spirit
    • Congratulates teammates regularly
    • Understands sportsmanship towards competitors
    • Knows the coaching staff
     
    • Social Skills
    • Knows pre-race procedure
    • listens and acts on coach critique
    • Can take direction from coach on the pool deck
    • Participates in team meeting
    • Understands personal goal setting
     
    • Team Commitment
    • Has a "Big Brother/sister" on the team
    • Has the 3 team shirt colors
    • Wears the Team cap at practice