Indiana Swimming

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Swim Team Levels 

 

Requirements to join team/White Group: 

  • Must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted without stopping using freestyle and backstroke. 

  • Needs to be comfortable in water and in the deep end. 

  • Have the ability/maturity to learn and pay attention. 

  • Will need to have their own goggles, kick board, flippers and pull buoy. 

Requirements to advance to Purple Group: 

  • Must swim with face in the water. 

  • Have good rotational breathing while performing the freestyle stroke. 

  • Must know freestyle and backstroke well and attempting breast stroke and butterfly. 

  • Know how to dive into the pool either off the edge or off the blocks. 

  • Working on flip turns and starts. 

  • Will need to have their own goggles, kick board, flippers and pull buoy. 

  • Working on how to read the pace clock 

Requirements to advance to Red Group: 

  • Has to swim a 5X100 freestyle from a push start in 2:45(2 minutes 45 seconds) 

  • Must be able to perform flip turns and starts off of the blocks 

  • Must be able to perform all 4 strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly) and be able to swim a 50 using each stroke. 

  • Should be able to legally swim 3 of the 4 strokes 

  • Must be able to repeat intervals with limited supervision 

  • Must know how to read the pace clock. 

  • Have good streamlines. 

  • Will need to have their own goggles, kick board, flippers, pull buoy and hand paddles. 

Requirements to advance to Blue Group: 

  • Has to swim a 5 X 100 Freestyle from a push start in 1:45 (1 minute 45 seconds) 

  • Must be able to swim all 4 strokes well. 

  • Should be able to legally swim all 4 strokes. 

  • Must be a self-starter and be able to complete workouts with limited supervision. 

  • Will need to have their own goggles, kick board, flippers, pull buoy, hand paddles and snorkel