Practice Group Descriptions

Developmental Group-

Swimmers will strictly learning the basics of swimming such breathing technique, kicking, and stroke technique before moving up into the Intermediate group. The swimmer must be able to swim unattended by his/her self for a period of time and be able to float on their back.

Practice Times: Monday/Wednesday: 5:00-5:45, Saturday: 9:00-9:45

Recommended Attendance: Twice per week.

Equipment needs: competition kickboard, Fins, cap and goggles.

 

Intermediate Group -

Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards Freestyle and Backstroke without assistance or stopping. This level is an introduction to the sport of competitive swimming.

Practice Times: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 5:00-6:00

Recommended Attendance: Twice per week.

Equipment needs: competition kickboard, Fins, cap and goggles.

 

White Group -

Swimmers must be able to swim 50 Freestyle and 50 Backstroke. Must have some knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly. The focus in this level is mastering the competitive fundamentals of swimming with the option to swim in USA Swimming sanctioned meets.

Practice Times: Monday-Friday: 5:00-6:00, Saturday: 9:00-10:00

Recommended Attendance:  Two to three times per week.

Equipment needs: competition kickboard , fins, cap, and goggles.

 

Bronze Group -

Swimmers must be able to swim 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke and

50 Butterfly. Swimmers at this level are generally summer league swimmers who may be interested in swimming year round competition.

Practice Times: Monday-Friday: 5:00-6:30, Saturday: 9:00-10:30

Recommended Attendance: Three to four times per week.

Equipment needs: competition kickboard, fins, junior pull buoy, cap, and goggles.

 

Silver Group - .

Swimmers must be able to swim 200 Freestyle, 200 Back stroke, 100 Breaststroke, 100 Butterfly and have aptitude with all turns. Swimmers at this level are primarily middle school to high school swimmers that may have also competed in summer league and/or USA Swimming sanctioned meets.

Practice Times: Monday-Friday: 6:30-8:00, Saturday: 9:00-11:00-- Dry Land: Tu/Th: 6:00-6:45

Recommended Attendance:  Four to five times per week.

Equipment needs: competition kickboard, fins, pull buoy, cap, and goggles.

 

Gold Group -

Swimmers in this level are proficient in all strokes and may have aspirations of collegiate and competitive USA swimming. Swimmers at this level are among our top competition and training groups. It consists of older middle school, some high school, and younger age swimmers who rank at TAGS, Sectional and National levels. Practice Times: Monday-Friday: 6:00-8:00, Saturday: 9:00-11:00-- Dry Land: Tu/Th: 6:00-6:45

Attendance: Five to six times per week.

Equipment needs: competition kickboard, fins, pull buoy, paddles, cap, and goggles.

 
 

 

 

The assignment of the Swimmer(s) to a group shall be the decision of the coaching staff. Practice group changes will be made at the completion of long course and short course season. On a quarterly basis, an assignment may be modified during the swim year if the coaching staff believes a different squad would be more appropriate for the Swimmer. This includes any swimmer who cannot maintain their level requirements.

 

Swim Lessons-

We do offer private swim lessons through NEHA. Please contact sstone.neha@gmail.com, or call Coach Asa @ 713-398-8316 if you are interested in lessons.

 

New Swimmer Evaluations

Contact the team at sstone.neha@gmail.com to make arrangements for an evaluation or have any questions.