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Silver Group

Eligibility

-       Ages 7 & up

-       Strong technique in most strokes

-       Begin attending swim meets

-       Good attendance in Bronze Group

 

Practices

-       3 days/week, 1 hr/session

-       Athletes should make a minimum of 2 practices/week

 

Emphasis

-       Fun, and learning are the primary objectives

-       Technique development is highly stressed

-       Begin development of aerobic system

-       Begin the introduction of important skills: streamlines, flipturns, starts, etc. are taught through progressive drills

 

Performance Goals

-       Stroke technique

-       Body position and balance in the water

-       Develop legal swimming in all 4 strokes

-       Prepare for Gold Group

-       Enjoy the sport!

 

Educational Objectives

-       Introduce drills for all strokes

-       Learn basic practice etiquette

-       Learn the “language” of the sport

-       Begin basic pace clock understanding

 

Group Dynamics

-       Be a respectful teammate

-       Respect the coaching staff

-       Develop leadership in the group

-       Show team pride at all practices and meets