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Green Group

GREEN GROUP 

This is an entry-level developmental group.

Evaluation Guidelines and Requirements for Entry into Green Group

  • Good Listening Skills
  • Ability to Kick Strong
  • Swimming Background that includes all four strokes

Practice & Meet Attendance Expectations

  • 2-3 workouts per week
  • 1 meet per month (1-2 days per meet)

Group Outcomes (As Outlined in the YOTA Athlete Progression Model)

Skills in Water
  • Distance Per Stroke
  • Rhythmic Breathing
  • Streamline 
  • Kick Development
  • Intro to Dolphin Kicking
  • Basic Stroke Drills
  • Intro to starts and turns
  • Learn Proper Lane Etiquette
In-Water Training
  • Stretches & Basic Dryland
  • Develop and Aerobic Foundation
  • Intro to Rules of Swimming
  • Intro to Pace Clock Awareness

Character
Development

  • Introduction of YMCA Core Values
  • TEAM Culture
  • Creating a Safe and FUN Environment
Meets and Competition
  • Intro to new events and relays
  • Introduction to Long Course
Group Goals
  • Progression to White Group
  • Learning the principles of the "Long-Term Progression" process

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