LEAD COACH

Please contact Coach Norman for more details

CRITERIA

Assessment by the coaching staff is required for entry into this level.

Aged 12 and over as of December 31st of current swim season.

Competition optional.

PROGRAM

The goal of the Youth Development Group (YDG) is to begin training activities while improving technique in all 4 strokes. Swimmers at this level are steered towards swimming the 200 IM. Swimmers will develop general physical fitness and improved technical proficiency.

GOAL

· 200 m IM with proper turns

· 300 m freestyle with flip-turns and bilateral breathing

· 4x100 Fly with fins on 2:15

· Excellent attendance

TRAINING

3 sessions per week

EQUIPMENT

Otters swimsuit

Otters cap

Training fins

Otters T-Shirt

Otters Kickboard

MOVE UP

Must have satisfied all goals to move to LMR Red or AA group. Group moves are at the discretion of group coach.