Daily Training - 120 minutes, up to 7 practices per week (it is highly recommended that swimmers participate in 4 or more practices per week) Swimmers taking over three weeks off will be moved down one group. This group will also have the option of dryland and swim yoga.
Goals - Swimmers in this group have 4 legal strokes, can perform all starts and turns with proficiency. The focus of this group is improving stroke technique, offering challenging intervals, and teaching swimmers how to develop solid training habits. Swimmers in this group have a proven ability to show good practice skills, practice etiquette, the desire to improve and ability to swim all 4 strokes.
Equipment - The equipment listed below needs to be purchased as soon as possible and must be brought to every practice. Check with the coaches for purchasing sources and what types may be best for your swimmer:
- Swim Suit
- Practice Cap
- Team Cap
- Kick Board
- Swimming snorkel (ask coach for type)
- Water bottle (with name on it)
- Pull Buoy
- Shoes, shorts and shirt for dry land training
- Tempo Trainer (Optional but recommended)