KRAKEN
 
Description:
Kraken athletes are BEAST’s highest elite level athletes in pursuit of Sectional or higher level National qualifying times. Kraken athletes are highly motivated and exhibit personal commitment to their sport and their team. Kraken athletes are expected to make a high percentage of practices, dryland strength training, local and national level swim meets. Swimmers exhibit strong leadership and discipline skills in and out of the water.  
 
The Kraken Sectionals Team is the most elite group of BEAST Aquatics. Athletes will continue to develop advanced stroke technique in combination with a complex training regimen. In addition to rigorous practices, an added emphasis on goal setting and mental training will be introduced. The goal of this group is to achieve success on a national level through personal responsibility, discipline, and commitment to the sport and the team.
 
Group Requirements:
  • Approaching or already achieving sectional qualifying times
  • Highly coachable attitude and personal commitment to training
  • Ability to represent BEAST Aquatics on the national level through individual and team leadership
 
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 required.