This is the entry practice group geared toward swimmers in the youngest age groups. Swimmers will learn all four competitive strokes and be introduced to fun local competitions.
Minimum requirements: swim four competitive strokes legally (USA swimming rules)
This group is focused on improving skill and gaining competitive experience. The swimmer will refine all four of their strokes and skills (starts, turns, and under waters) with the goal of completing a legal 100 IM. Other basic skills of the sport will be taught so that the swimmer can read a pace clock, follow lane etiquette, and enjoy the fun team aspects of the sport with their friends.
This practice group requires legal performance of all four competitive strokes. The focus is on improving technique in all strokes and racing skills with the goal of completing a legal 200 IM. Introductory training principles will be learned and increase in the frequency of competition and associated racing skills will be pursued.
This practice group is focused on development of advance competitive swimming skills. This group continues to emphasize skill development with a greater focus on physical training to maintain technique over longer races (introduce 200s of each stroke and 400 IM). Race strategy will be refined and a focus on regional competitions will be initiated.
This practice group is a highly competitive and works to develop the dedication, fitness and desire to become an accomplished senior level (open) competitive swimmer. The athletes focus on advanced technique development and race strategy enhancement, as well as rigorous physical training. Introduction to nutrition, dry land training and goal setting will allow group members to succeed at the State and Regional Championships.
This group trains to achieve each individuals highest performance potential in swimming. These athletes are dedicated swimmers who have high-level goals. Attendance is required and practice are physically and mentally challenging. Athlete preparation in this group will provide a foundation for national level competition and a successful college swimming careers.