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Team Structure

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Redding Swim Team – Structure

 

ROOKIES – Swim School

Monday through Thursday 5:15-6:00pm

This group is for swimmers who are ages 5-10 and new to the sport of swimming.  This swimmer must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle/front crawl and 25 yards of backstroke/back crawl.  The focus of this group is to gain confidence and enjoyment in the water by teaching basic swimming skills of body/head position, leg propulsion, arm propulsion, breathing and stroke coordination for the four competitive strokes.  Other skills that will be taught are dives/starts, finishes, and turns for all strokes/races.  Competition is not required but encouraged after skills are mastered.

Cost $75.00/month; USA Swimming Registration $92.00 optional

Coach Williams

 

AGE GROUP 1 – SKILLS TEAM

Monday through Thursday 5:30-7:00pm and Fridays 4:15-6:00pm

This group is for swimmers who are 8-12 years old and who can swim all four competitive strokes.  Skills continue to build solid foundation of basic aquatic movements while honing techniques for more efficient swimming, turn skills, and race start techniques. Training strategies are introduced as well as interval training and reading a pace clock.  Through their efforts, swimmers gain confidence and pleasure in their growing ability.  Competition is not required but encouraged on a local scale. Swimmers in this group need to provide their own equipment.

Cost $92.00/month; USA Swimming Registration $ 92.00 is optional, but encouraged; Family Memberships $100.00/family and is prorated.

Coach Williams, Coach Turnipseed and Coach Smith

 

 

AGE GROUP 2 - Developmental Competitive TEAM

Monday through Thursdays 5:15-7:00 pm Fridays 4:15-6:00 pm

Swimmers should be proficient in all four competitive strokes, turns, and dives. The emphasis will be improving the swimmer’s technical prowess and swimming fitness in order to qualify for higher level USA Swimming sanctioned age-group competitions. Introduction to swim theory and race strategy will be a cornerstone of instruction.  Generally, swimmers are 8 -12 years of age. Swimmers in this group need to provide their own equipment.

Cost $103.00/month; USA Swimming Registration $92.00; Family Memberships $100.00/family and is prorated.

Coach Turnipseed and Coach Smith

 

JUNIOR TEAM – Competitive Team

Monday through Thursdays 5:15-7:00 pm Fridays 4:15-6:00 pm

Morning workouts available

This group is focused on preparing swimmers to be prepared for higher level competitions and develop the fitness and technique skills necessary to advance to our Senior Level groups. Swimmers in this group are focused on self-improvement and capable of handling progressive workouts.  Advanced swim theory, race strategies, stroke skills, and interval training will be stressed for these swimmers.  Swimmers are generally ages 10-14. Swimmers will need to provide their own equipment. 

Cost $108.00/month; USA Swimming Registration $92.00; Family Memberships $100.00/family and is prorated.

Coach Turnipseed and Coach Smith

SENIOR 1 – CONDITIONING AND SKILLS

Monday through Thursday   4-5:30pm 

This group is geared for High School swimmers who want to get faster for next season, swimmers who are at or near varsity level, seasonal swimmers who want to be ready for next season, swimmers who may want to prepare for a year-round commitment.  There will be 1 non-sanctioned exhibition meet per month at the pool.  There is no registration fee. 

Cost $75/month

Coach Wagner and Coach Williams

 

SENIOR 2 GROUP – Competitive Team

Monday – Friday 3:45-6:00 pm

Morning workouts available

This group is a stepping-stone for the Senior 3. Swimmers in this group focus on improving their competitive proficiency and performance.  The emphasis is stroke skills and interval swim training.  Swim meets are encouraged for these participants, but not mandatory. This group focuses primarily on proper technique of the four competitive strokes, starts and turns, and improving skills and conditioning for the sport of swimming. Swimmers are High School students and must be 13 years of age or older.  Swimmers in this group need to provide their own equipment.

TEST SETS: 15x100 freestyle on 1:30 and 6x200 IM on 3:30

Cost $ 114.00/month

USA Swimming Registration $92.00

Family Memberships $100.00/family and is prorated

Coach Wagner and Coach Williams

 

 

SENIOR 3 GROUP – Competitive Team

Monday – Friday 3:45-6:00 pm/Tuesday & Thursday weights 6:00 pm

Monday & Wednesday 5:30-6:45 am

This level requires a serious commitment to the sport of swimming. The emphasis will be on extensive training for a high level of competition. It is offered to swimmers who are willing and capable of handling progressive workouts.  This group will participate in morning workouts and weekly weight room sessions.  These swimmers are expected to attend all of our scheduled meets, pass Test Sets, and sign a contract.  Swimmers are in High School students and must be 14 years of age or older. Swimmers need to provide own equipment. 

TEST SETS: 20x100 freestyle on 1:20 and 8x200 IM on 3:15

Cost $ 135.00/month

USA Swimming Registration $92.00

Family Memberships $100.00/family and is prorated

Coach Wagner and Coach Williams

 

MASTERS – ADULTS

Monday – Friday 5:30-7:00 am

Monday - Thursday 5:00-7:00 pm Friday 4:00-6:00 pm

This is a group of adults, 19 years and older, who are interested in swimming as part of their physical fitness program.  The coach will provide workouts for swimmers, or they can lap swim on their own.  This group emphasis is on meeting the needs of its participants. 

Cost: $45/month

Coach Turnipseed and Coach Wagner