Pre-Competitive Groups

 

Green Caps: Must complete these skills to move to the Black team

  1. Freestyle 50 yards under 1:05
  2. Backstroke 50 yards under 1:10
  3. Breaststroke 50 yards under 1:15
  4. Butterfly 25 yards under :35
  5. Individual Medley 100 yards under 3:00
  6. Swim 6 x 25's free @ 1:10 all under :40
  7. Swim 6 x 25's back @ 1:15 all under :45
  8. Can do racing starts
  9. Breaststroke pullout basics
  10. Does Freestyle/Backstroke turns consistently
  11. Does 2 hand touches on Breaststroke/Butterfly turns
  12. Pace clock basics
  13. Inter-squad racing/competition

 

Black Caps: Must complete these skills to move to the Bronze team

  1. Freestyle 100 yards under 2:10
  2. Backstroke 100 yards under 2:20
  3. Breaststroke 100 yards under 2:30
  4. Butterfly 50 yards under 1:05
  5. Individual Medley 100 yards under 2:30
  6. Swim 8 x 25's free @ :55 and keep all under :35
  7. Swim 8 x 25's back @ 1:00 and keep all under :40
  8. Does Racing Starts better than previous level
  9. Streamlinine underwater for six seconds with dolphin kicks
  10. Breaststroke pullout with timing
  11. Turns/ Individual Medley Transitions
  12. Better understanding of the pace clock than previous level 
  13. Local non-sanctioned swim meets with JCC’s/YMCA’s or potential USA Swimming meets