Fulshear Racing Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels.

Our Goal:

To offer age specific training for all of our athletes which will challenge and develop each individual to the best of THEIR ability.  

*Please note that as FRST grows, different sub-groups will be created so swimmers will continue to be challenged at each stage of their development.

We will offer team tryouts each week for group placement.  (Limited spots). Please  Click Here to send us an email to schedule a tryout or request more information.

FRST will begin with the following group options for Fall of 2019 at Fulshear High School.

Senior Competition

The Senior Comp group is an advanced training group for High School aged swimmers. The Senior Comp group has qualifications including attendance, time standards, training standards, age, and maturity.  Training is focused on attaining Sectional and National level time standards and prepares athletes for High School and Collegiate level swimming. This group will train 90+ minutes/ 6 days a week.

Prerequisites:

Swimmers entering this group typically can do the following:

  • Training Test Sets:
    • 10 x 100 Free @ 1:15 (Boys)/1:20 (Girls) (1:25/1:30 LCM)
    • 5 x 200 IM @ 2:45/2:55 (3:05/3:15 LCM)
    • 8 x 100 Kick 1:50 (2:00 LCM)
  • Maintain 85% attendance.
  • Demonstrate commitment to higher level training and racing.
  • Varsity High School Swimmer
  • One Sectional Time and 1 Bonus time OR High School Regional Scorer top 8.
  • Goals:
    • Potentially continue a swimming career at the collegiate level.
    • Qualify and attend a National level competition and above.
  • Coach's Discretion for Group Entry.

Senior High School Plus

The HS plus group is High School aged swimmers who’s focus is on High School level swimming and looking for a little more technical and racing skill work to enhance their HS swimming.  This group is comprised of competitive swimmers who look to maintain and improve their swimming abilities.  Much focus is put on technique based training, racing and aerobic development. This group will practice 1 hour/ 5 days a week.

Prerequisites:

Swimmers entering this group typically can do the following:

  • Maintain 70% attendance
  • Interval Training
  • Knowledge of ALL four competitive strokes, including legal turns.

Goals:

  • Improve HS swimming 
  • Qualify and score at HS District Meet
  • Qualify and score at the Regional Meet
  • Multiple Gulf Championship qualifying times.
  • Advance to Senior Competition group.

Pre-Senior

This group’s focus is on aerobic development of the swimmer and competitive progression of higher standard swim meets.  The Pre Senior Group is comprised of 6th- 8th grade. Standards are set for this group and are similar to the expectations of the Senior Comp group; performance, attendance, times, training, age, and maturity.  The training and competition focus of this group is TAGS and progression to Gulf Champs and Sectional level championship meets. Similar to Senior Comp, this group trains 90+ minutes/ 6 days a week.

Prerequisites:

Swimmers entering this group typically can do the following:

  • Training Test Sets:
    • 8 x 100 Free @ 1:25 (Boys)/1:30 (Girls)
    • 3 x 200 IM @ 3:20
    • 8 x 50 Kick 1:00
  • Maintain 80% attendance,
  • Coach's approval.
  • Goals: This group’s focus is on understanding and striving for mastery of technical swimming at an elite level.  The Pre-Senior Group is comprised of athletes on track for the elite level swimming groups at FRST. The training and competition focus of this group is TAGS and the progression to Sectional/Junior National level championship meets. Technical proficiency is the primary emphasis, with training demands set to prepare the athlete to execute races at the highest technical levels.  

Age Group

The Age Group training group is swimmers in 6th grade - 8th grade.  Swimmers in this group have 4 legal strokes, can perform all starts and turns with some proficiency.  The focus of the Age Group group is improving stroke technique, offering challenging intervals, and teaching the swimmers how to develop solid training habits.  This group participates in Gulf Open meets where swimmers try all events. This group practices 1 hour/ 5 days a week.

Prerequisites:

  • Swimmer must be able to complete the goals of the Junior/MINI group to move into this group.
  • Coach's discretion.

Goals:

  • Complete training sets 6 X 50 of each stroke
  • Compete and complete a 200 IM legally.
  • Advance to the Pre-Senior or Senior groups

Junior:  

The Junior group is an advanced entry level group for 10 and under swimmers which builds on the skills of swimming and kicking on intervals and learning more complex stroke drills and techniques. The training for this group involves knowledge of all 4 competitive strokes and preparation for the Age Group and Pre-Senior training groups. This group practices for 1 hours/ 4 days a week.

Prerequisites:

Swimmers entering this group typically can do the following:

  • Training Test Sets:
    • 6 x 50 Free @ 1:00
    • 1 x 100 IM Legally
    • 6 x 50 Kick 1:30
  • Have a solid ability to perform four legal strokes
  • Execute proficient starts, turns, and finishes
  • Coach discretion is the primary factor for admittance to this group from MINI.
  • Maintain 65% attendance

Goals: 

  • Learn to enjoy racing, and training.
  • Refine stroke technique and racing skills
  • Compete legally in every distance and every stroke available over the duration of both the short and long course season.
  • Qualify for and compete at TAGS

Mini: 

The Mini training groups are for swimmers in grades K through 5th; 10 and under.  The entry level group introduces all strokes and primarily focuses on fundamental kicking and swimming skill work. They must be able to take instruction from a coach and work with a group. This group practices for :45 minutes/ 2 days a week.

Prerequisites:

  • 25 yards of uninterrupted Freestyle with proper breathing and body position and 25 yards of backstroke with proper body position.

Goals:

  • Learn body and head position, streamlining, breathing patterns, start and turns for all 4 strokes reading the pace clock, learn to swim with teammates, develop listening skills, and having fun.
  • Swim a 100 IM legally.
  • Push off streamline to flags with dolphin kick.