RACE Aquatics Training Groups:

Athetes are placed into training groups based on age-appropiateness, training ability, commitment/attendance and competitive times.  Athletes are constantly evaluated and can progress into next level groups through the year.  Listed are general guidelines for each training group.

Training Group Age Training Ability Commitment Competition Goal
Senior 1
Invited by head coach
14/Ov   20x100s free @ 1:20
20x100s IM @ 1:30
20x100s free kick @ 1:45
90% required
Athletes must be willing/able to participate in scheduled championhip events
Sectionals and higher
Must compete in all IMX events, 1000/1650 free
Senior 2 13/Ov   16x100s free @ 1:30
16x100s IM @ 1:40
16x100s free kick @ 1:55
80% suggested KYLSC State Champs and higher
Achieve times in all IMX events and 1000/1650 free
Gold 10-14 12-16x100s free @ 1:40
12-16x100s IM @ 1:50
12-16x100s free kick @ 2:00
75% suggested KYLSC State Champs and higher
Achieve times in all IMX events and 1000/1650 free
Silver 8-12 10-12x100s free @ 2:00
8-10x100s IM @ 2:15
8-10x100s free kick @ 2:30
Minimum 4 practices per week Achieve legal times in 100s of each stroke, 200/500 free and 200 IM
Bronze 6-10

Freestyle - bilateral breathing, flip turns
Backstroke - correct posture, flip turns
Breaststroke - legal technique
Butterfly - legal technique

Maximum 3 practices per week Achieve legal times in 50s of each stroke, 100/200 free, 100 IM