Silver Group

Silver Group


Group Description


The Silver group is an experienced group of 8 to 10 year-old swimmers 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 interval training sets, flip turns, starts, kicking and having FUN. Swimmers in the Silver group are striving to achieve 10 and under age group qualifying times.
 


Age Range

8 - 10 years old


Group Requirements/Recommendations

- Swimmers in this group are recommended to attend 3 - 4 practices a week.

- Swimmers in this group are recommended to attend meets on the group's meet schedule

- Can swim 6 x 50 Free @ 1:00        

- Can kick 6 x 50 @ 1:30

- Can complete a legal 200 IM


Location

-This practice group will be offered at our Brooks YMCA site with one practice per week offered at Fry Springs during the summer for long course. 


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

September 9th - August 5th


Coaching Assignments

Coach Bridget Burkot (Lead)

 

 

 

 

 

 
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