Indiana Swimming
ROCKSTARS - LEVEL 2 (First Advanced Level Training Group)
     
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 11-12 years old, commitment to meet practice attendance requirements and the willingness to work hard to achieve goals.
 
To be considered for the Level 2 group, a swimmer in the Rockstars - Level 1 group needs to: 
1. Average four (4) practices per week over the previous month
 
2. Achieve one (1) of the following:
a. Successfully complete the two following test sets: 
10 x 100 Swim on 1:40 
8 x 100 Kick on 2:10
OR
 
b. Earn 5 points using the following metrics based on the  USA Motivational Times Standards for  11-12 year olds through any combination of events.
BB time standards = 1 point
A time standards = 2 points
AA time standards = 3 points
AAA time standards = 4 points
AAAA time standards = 5 points
 
*Swimmers will have the opportunity to complete the Test Sets each month.
  
EQUIPMENT: Kick board, fins, pull buoy, paddles, and a competitive snorkel.
  
PRACTICE SESSIONS/WEEK: 6 sessions per week (Monday - Saturday), lasting between 2 and 2.5 hours each are offered. Swimmers should attend as many practices as possible. Dryland training is included.
 
The Rockstars - Level 2 group is for experienced, advanced swimmers between the ages of 11 and 12 who are interested in developing into successful Superstars - Level 2 swimmers in the near future. This group will have an increased workload and performance expectations. Higher level stroke instruction, the mental game, and dry land training are increased. 
  • Advanced dryland exercises that incorporate body strength, balance, stretching, and coordination
  • Development of 11-12 Indiana Swimming State and Central Zone qualifying times with strong focus on technique.
  • High level of training intensity (both mentally and athletically), focusing on the development of well-rounded swimmers.
  • Detailed race-specific plans and strategies.
  • Advanced goal setting with process oriented structure.
  • "Swimmer” mentality and an increased understanding of stroke technique, mental training, training periodization, and swimming physiology.
  • Create experienced swimmers interested in making swimming their primary sport.
  • Swimmers work toward execution of the following test sets in order to transition into the next appropriate successive STARS group.​
        10 x 100 Swim @ 1:25
        10 x 100 Kick @ 1:50
        Compete in all events offered including 500 free and 400 IM

Upcoming Rockstars - Level 2 Team Events