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Group Requirements

GROUP REQUIREMENTS

Developmental I

  • At least 5 years of age
  • Can swim a 25 free and back unassisted
  • Expected to swim, legally in a FAST held meet:
    • 25 free
    • 25 back
    • 50-100 free
    • 50-100 back
  • Can complete legal flip turns for back and free with streamlines
  • Can complete legal two hand turns and finishes for fly and breast with streamlines
  • Is able to do a start off the blocks
  • Attends practice regularly
  • Attends FAST hosted meets

 

Developmental II

  • Meets all Developmental 1 expectations
  • Expected to swim, legally in a meet:
    • 50-100 free
    • 50-100 back
    • 25 fly
    • 25 breast
  • Attends both FAST and Non FAST meets
  • Can complete a legal 100 IM in practice

 

White

  • Meets all Developmental expectations
  • Expected to swim, legally in a meet:
    • 50-100-200-500 free
    • 50-100 back
    • 50 breast
    • 50 fly
    • 100 IM
  • Can complete a legal 100 of breast and fly and 200 IM in practice
  • Can read a pace clock for 1:00/ 30/45/50 second send offs
  • Can complete 10x50 on a minute, knows time for each 50
  • Understands what a goal is and can set with help
  • Knows own personal best times when asked
  • Understands that improvement doesn't "just happen", that hard work is necessary for improvement.

 

Green

  • Meets all White expectations
  • Expected to swim, legally in a meet:
    • 1000 free
    • 200 back
    • 200 breast
    • 100 fly
    • 200 IM
  • 12x50 kick on 1:00 IM Order
  • 5x100 on 1:45 with 3 stroke breathing.  Knows time for each swim.
  • Can complete a cross over turn from back to breast
  • Can complete 10x50’s on 1:00.  Knows time for each 50
  • Will swim events assigned by coaching staff.
  • Understands what a goal is and sets them with minimal help.
  • Can measure progress towards completion of goals.
  • Able to accept constructive criticism
  • Works toward changing strokes or behavior to get a more desired outcome.

 

Gold

  • Meets all Green expectations
  • Expected to swim:
    • 400 IM
    • 200 fly
    • 1650 24 minutes or faster
    • 10x100 @ 130 all freestyle with proper 3 stroke breathing
  • Knows how to goal set without help
  • Works towards goals and is able to measure own progress.
  • Works toward the ability to self-assess a race.
  • Intrinsically motivated, honest, and hard working

 

Senior

  • H.S.
  • Gold level, 8th grade Age Group swimmers, by invitation only