Indiana Swimming
SHOOTING STARS I (Developmental)
  
EQUIPMENT: Competitive swim fins and snorkel
             
PRACTICE SESSIONS/WEEK: 90 minute sessions offered five days per week
  
This successive STARS group is for swimmers who have turned 7 years old. Our second level developmental group continues to build upon freestyle and backstroke starts and swimming skills while adding development of the following skills:
  • Breaststroke and butterfly swimming and drills
  • Open turns for each stroke and flip turns for freestyle and backstroke
  • Strong core and flutter kick without interrupted scissor kick
  • Fun connections with peers while learning required skills and making friends
  • Transition recreational swimmers into an athletes while building a positive athlete/coach and peer relationships, and preparing for competition

Should execute/demonstrate the following:

  • 100 yard/meter freestyle incorporating flip turns
  • 25 yard/meter of each competitive stroke incorporating a correct start and turn
 
SHOOTING STARS II (First Level Training Group)
  
EQUIPMENT: Competitive swim fins and snorkel
             
PRACTICE SESSIONS/WEEK: 90 minute sessions offered five days per week

         

STARS first level training group is a succession within Shooting Stars allowing athletes to be challenged in a more rigorous way. This level incorporates the same Shooting Stars I development in addition to the following skills:

100 yard/meter IM and 50 yard/meter of each stroke
  • Breaststroke with pull-outs off starts and turns
  • Butterfly with appropriate underwater dolphin kick off starts and turns
  • Learn training sets, reading pace clock, terminology, & equipment
  • Increase the number of season competition commitments
  • Athletes transition into AllStars training group (Third STARS Level) depending on age, ability, and/or peer groups

Should execute/demonstrate Shooting Stars I skills as well as the following:

  • 100 yard/meter IM with correct turns
  • 50 yards/meters each of the four competitive strokes including legal turns
  • 4 x 50’s kick on 1:30 followed by 4 x 50’s swim on 1:00

Shooting Star Schedule