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Training to Compete

Training to Train & Compete  ~ Otter Levels 7, 8 & 9

OTTER SWIM LEVEL

STANDARD REQUIRED

SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED

Otter Level 7

Age-Group Squad

Otter Level 8

Senior Squad

Otter Level 9

Leinster Squad

To swim freestyle, backstroke & breaststroke for 200m showing good technique and appropriate turns throughout.
To swim butterfly for 50m showing good technique throughout and appropriate turn.
To demonstrate a grab start followed by a shallow dive and freestyle leg kick to the surface.
To perform a backstroke start together with dolphin kickunder water for a minimum of 5m.
To swim 50m front crawl in 41.00.
To swim 50m back crawl in 47.50.
To swim 50m breaststroke in 52.70.
To swim 50m butterfly in 45.70.

Development of aerobic base
Development of all 4 strokes
Development of 200m IM & 400m IM
Optimising the engine - more emphasis on anaerobic development 
Learning to compete