Silver 1 Group

Silver 1 Group


Group Description

The Silver 1 group is an advanced and competitive group that will focus on developing technique and endurance with all four strokes. Developing a love and passion for the sport of swimming in a fun and competitive setting will be a primary focus. An emphasis will be placed on technique, introduction to endurance and training sets, flip turns, starts, kicking and having FUN. Swimmers in the Silver 1 group are striving to achieve 10 and under age group qualifying times.


Age Range

8-11

*8 years old in this group must turn 9 by the end of the short course season.


Group Requirements/Recommendations

-Swimmers in this group are recommended to attend at least 3 practices a week.

-Swimmers in this group are recommended to attend all meets on the Group’s meet schedule

-Swimmers in this group are required to attend their Group’s championship meet.

-Are able to complete 6x50 Free @1:00        

-Are able to complete 6x50 Kick @1:30

-Are able to complete a legal 200 IM


Location

This practice Group will only be offered at our Brooks YMCA site


 

Practices Offered Weekly

3x        1 hour and 15 minute evening swimming workouts

1x        1 hour and 15 minute Saturday swimming workout

4x        15 minute weekly dryland sessions before swim practice


 

Season Length Options

Short Course Only (September 10th-March 7th)

Short Course and Long Course (September 10th-July 25th)


Coaching Assignments

TBA


Group’s Meet Schedule

TBA


Required Equipment

TBA

 

 

 
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