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Kingfish

Kingfish Group

This novice group works with a primary focus on developing the basic movements of the 4 competitive strokes.  The average age range will typically be 4-10 years of age but any swimmer regardless of age who fails to meet the criteria for White will be placed in this group. This group will also introduce flip turns, and work to get a head first diving start. This group will always have 2 coaches.  It is recommended that swimmers make at least 2 practices per week out of the 3 offered.

 

Ability Level

  • Must be able to swim 25 yards Freestyle with an understanding of rotary breathing
  • Must be able to swim 25 yards on back
  • Minimum age of 4

Goals to reach White Group

  • Must be able to kick 10 x 25 yards in an acceptable streamline position
  • Must be able to circle swim
  • 8 & Under must be able to swim 200 yards Freestyle with attempted flip turns
  • 8 & Under must be able to complete 100 yard IM legally
  • 8 & Under must have two (2) AA qualifying times 

Training Equipment Required

  • Fins
  • Kickboard
  • Mesh Bag