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Ducklings D2
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Westside Aquaducks

Ducklings D2


Ducklings D2 Coach

Crystal - Email: Coach Crystal at WADucklingsCoach@westsideaquaducks.com

Group Criteria

  • 50 Yards of uninterrupted freestyle with head in neutral position throughout

  • 50 yards of backstroke with head in neutral position and proper use of backstroke flags

  • 50 yards of breaststroke using a two hand touch and stroking with a glide

  • 25 yards of butterfly with fins

  • Race start from the pool's edge, following USA Swimming whistle commands

  • Attempts flip turns, both front and back

  • Understands group send-off and starts in the proper group

  • Attends 2-3 practices per week

  • Has attended a Westside Intersquad meet

Group Description

The Ducklings D2 group will focus on skills primarily, with an introduction to simple training sets.  Swimmers should also meet all of the criteria from above.  This group will participate in swim meets and will be the primary attenders at the spring novice series, as listed on the team events schedule, as well as all other C/B/A+ meets that the coach feels are appropriate.

Group Schedule

The printable current Standard Practice Schedule is available on our Calendar page.  Be sure and note the effective date.

Equipment Needed

To see more about each item, see our Equipment/Gear page. All the equipment is available in our online SwimOutlet Affiliate Store!

  • Floating Swim Fins

  • Large Kickboard

  • Mesh Bag

  • Swim Caps (for swimmers with hair beyond their ears)

  • Swim Goggles

  • Swimsuit