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Levels

The Anthem Dolphins offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Anthem Dolphins to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Anthem Dolphins

Level system and Level requirements

Revised January 2014

Bronze 1:

Ages 5 – 8

No attendance or meet requirement

Practice offered 3 x per week – 45 min

No time standard

“Legal” freestyle and backstroke required

Learning proper starts and all 4 strokes

Bronze 2:

Ages 8 – 12

No attendance or meet requirement

Practice offered 3 x per week – 45 to 60 min

No time standard

“Legal” freestyle and backstroke required

Learning proper starts and all 4 strokes

Silver 1:

Ages 6 – 11

No attendance or meet requirement

Practice offered 4 x per week 60 minutes

No time standard

“Legal” in all 4 strokes and complete a 100 IM

Learning proper starts and turns

Silver 2: (Formerly Silver +)

Ages 7 – 12

Must have at least 50% attendance

Minimum of 4 meets per year

Practice offered 4-5 x per week – 60 minutes

Goal of 10 under “B” standard or better

Must be able to complete a 200 IM

Learning proper turns

Introduction to set and pace work

Gold 1:

Ages 11 – 15

Must have at least 50% attendance

No Meet requirement / No time standard

Practice offered 4-5 x per week 90 minutes

 “Legal” freestyle and backstroke required

Learning proper race techniques- all strokes

Gold 2:  (Formerly Gold +)

Ages 8 – 12

Minimum 60% attendance required

Minimum 50% meet attendance required

Practice 5 days x week – 90 minutes

Participation in Regionals/ State meet required

11-12 USA “B” standard or 10U “A” standard

Must be able to swim 200 IM and 500 free+

Travel meets may be required

Introduction of dryland work

Introductions to race strategies

Senior 1:

Ages 11 – 16

Minimum 70% attendance required

Minimum 50% meet attendance required

Practice offered 5-6 x per week – 90 minutes

Participation in Regionals/ State meet required

11-12 USA “A” or 13-14 “B” Standard required

Travel meets may be required

Dryland available

Increased aerobic work

Senior 2: (Formerly SR+ or SR-HS)

Ages 13 up

Minimum 80% attendance required

Minimum 50% meet attendance required

Practice offered 6+ x per week 90 min+

Participation in State meet required

Minimum USA 17-18,”B” or 15-16 “BB”

Goal of Far Western or Sectional time

Advanced dryland may be required

Aerobic focus

 Please continue to look over our website for more information about our team or email our head coach, Scott Newell at: snewell@anthemcouncil.com

We look forward to hearing from you and having you as part of our team.

 
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