LOCHNESS (L1 & L2)
 
LOCHNESS (L1):
Swimmers in the Lochness (L1) group are are actively pursuing Age Group Zone qualifying times or  comfortable swimmers who enjoy swimming for fitness but may not be actively pursuing qualifying times at the high school level. Our BEAST coaching staff will continue to challenge these athletes with more advanced stroke technique for all four of the competitive strokes. Athletes in this group will continue to improve their aerobic development and dryland strength training but only practice one 2 hour session per day.
 
Group Requirements:*
  • Comfortable in all 4 Olympic strokes
  • Highly coachable attitude and personal commitment to training
  • Ability to represent BEAST Aquatics on the state level through individual and team leadership

*Movement between training groups is at the discretion of the coaching staff.

 
Training Equipment:
  • Short fins
  • Kickboard
  • Pull-buoy
  • Paddles
  • Parachute (click HERE to purchase)
  • Head set - optional (click HERE to purchase)
  • Snorkel
  • Water bottle
Schedule:
Practices are 120 minutes and offered 6 times a week.
 

LOCHNESS (L2):
Swimmers in the Lochness (L2) group are actively pursuing or already achieving New Mexico state qualifying times and/or New Mexico High School State times. Our BEAST coaching staff will start to emphasize more advanced stroke technique for all four of the competitive strokes. L2 athletes will progress their aerobic development through twice daily practices, dryland strength training, and start to learn more comprehensive race strategy. L2 athletes should be capable of committing to 80% of practices and meets.
 
Group Requirements:*
  • Must have New Mexico state qualifying times or be able to commit 6 days a week to practice
  • Two-a-days are expected
  • Highly coachable attitude and personal commitment to training
  • Ability to represent BEAST Aquatics on the state level through individual and team leadership

*Movement between training groups is at the discretion of the coaching staff.

 

Training Equipment:
  • Short fins
  • Kickboard
  • Pull-buoy
  • Paddles
  • Parachute (click HERE to purchase)
  • Head set - optional (click HERE to purchase)
  • Snorkel
  • Water bottle
Schedule:
Practices are 120 minutes and offered 8 times a week.  Two-a-days are highly encouraged.