Santa Clara Swim Club

SCSC Competitive: Pre Senior 4 


Practice schedule

3:45 - 5:30 PM  
6:00 - 7:45 AM


<See weekly chlorine>

For temporary updates check SCSC Practice Schedules and your email for "Weekly Chlorine"  send out on Sundays.

All practices at ISC unless noted


Swim Meets 

Meets Pre Senior 4 will be attending:


Check coach emails for updates.

About the group

  • Ages 13-14

  • Pre Senior 4 Parent Handout (Oct 2019)

Requirements & Expectations


  • 70% Attendance for both water and dryland

  • Kick 100s @ 1:40scy while maintaining proper technique

  • IM 100s @ 1:30scy while maintaining proper technique

  • Free 100s @ 1:20scy while maintaining proper technique

  • 13-years-old, 3 JO cuts. 14 year old, 1 FW cut

  • All Championship meets.

  • IMX Score

  • Introduction to USA Swimming Select Camp selection procedures and opportunities

Skills Taught/reinforced

  • Leaving walls correctly

  • Knowing how to read the clock

  • Knowing how to: build, pace, negative split, descend, best average, stroke count, all legal strokes

  • Continue working on Starts and Turns

  • Willing to make technical changes

  • Goal Setting

Equipment Used/Required

  • Kick board
  • Fins
  • Snorkels
  • Buoy Paddles (stroke makers)


  • Core

  • Proper Form

  • Attention to detail


  • Diet Taper Social Media Attitudes

Character Development/Life Skills

  • Championship Behavior

  • Self-motivation.

  • Can ignore negative influences

  • Take responsibility for their sport (actions and attendance)

  • Desire to be your best

  • Work Ethic

  • Time Management

  • Positive Contributor to Team Environment