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AAG

Advanced Age Group (AAG)

Contact: JJ Jones - Coachjj@sbswim.net

Advanced Age Group Coach:
J.J. Jones

AAG Weekly Practice Schedule:

  • Monday: Team Meeting 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm. Swim 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Tuesday: Swim & Timed Kick Set 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Wednesday: Dryland 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Swim 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Thursday: Swim-challenge set 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Friday:  Game 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Swim 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Saturday Mornings:  7:30 am to 9:30 am.

AAG Group Rate:
$175 per month

AAG Description:
This is a competitive training group designed to prepare the athletes for Senior-level training and for regional level competition. The emphasis will be to continue to reinforce the skills taught in the previous group. Continued aerobic development will be stressed, and anaerobic training will be introduced. Dryland exercises will involve strength exercises that focus on injury prevention, as well as develop endurance and overall muscle tone.

Requirements

  • 10 x 100s free swim on 2:00 (meters)
  • 3 x 200 IMs on 4:20 (meters)
  • 10 x 50s free kick w/ board on 1:15 (meters)

Ages

12 to 14

Attendance

Practices are offered 6 days per week and athletes are encouraged to attend 5 practices for proper progression.

Meets

Athletes are expected to attend all meets recommended by their coach.

Goals for Advancement

  • Demonstrate an ability to maintain a positive attitude and focus throughout workout
  • Understand how attitude and actions affect teammates and the group
  • Demonstrate consistent practice habits (5-6 per week)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to attend all meets as recommended by their coach 
  • Goal setting skills
  • Motivation to train and compete in all strokes and distances at a high level
  • Have an ability to balance academics and athletics and show excellence in both

Equipment

  • Mesh bag
  • Fins
  • Paddles (Finis Agility) - RED or BLUE - please ask coach to specify
  • Snorkel
  • Jump rope
  • Sweatshirt, for after practice