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COAST GUARD BLUE DOLPHINS PRACTICE GROUPS

(Effective beginning 2022-2023 Season, August 1st)

 

DOLPHIN DIVISION (Elementary School Age)

DolphinSwims:  CGBD Learn-to-Swim program

Dolphin Bridge: Flex USA-S membership

  • Practice:  Prime: 3 @ :45                 
  • Must pass DolphinSwims Level 7
  • Meets:  Compete in 2 developmental meets.  4 opportunities per year.

Dolphin Competitive:  Premium USA-S membership

  • Practice:  Prime: 3 @ 1:00
  • Must be able to swim all IMR events
  • Meets: compete at a meet once every other month & attend championship meet at the end of each season

Dolphin Challenge:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 4 @ 1:15 Core: 2 @ :15
  • Must have an IMX score of 800
  • Meets: compete on regular basis once a month & attend championship meet at end of each season

Dolphin Elite:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 5 @ 1:30 Dryland 1 @ :30   Core 3 @ :15
  • Must have an IMX score of 1500
  • Meet: compete on regular basis once a month & attend highest level championship meet qualified to swim.  Goal to compete in out of LSC championship meet

 

 

SEAHAWK DIVISION (Middle School Age)

Seahawk Bridge:  USA-S Flex membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 3 @ 1:00
  • Must swim 50 yards Freestyle and 25 yards Backstroke
  • Must be familiar with breaststroke and butterfly
  • Meets:  Compete in 2 developmental meets.  4 opportunities per year

Seahawk Competitive:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 4 @ 1:30 Core 3 @ :15
  • Must be able to swim all IMR events
  • Meets: compete at a meet once every other month & attend championship meet at the end of each season

Seahawk Challenge:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 5 @ 1:45   Dryland 2 @ :30    Core: 2 @ :15
  • Must have an 11-12 year old events IMX score of 1000
  • Meets: compete on regular basis once a month & attend championship meet at end of each season

 

Seahawk Elite:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 6 @ 2:00  Dryland 2 @ :45   Core 2 @ :15
  • Must have an 13-14 year old events IMX score of 2000
  • Meet: compete on regular basis once a month & attend highest level championship meet qualified to swim.  Goal to compete in out of LSC championship meet

 

 

TYPHOON DIVISION (High School Age)

Typhoon Bridge:  USA-S Flex membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 4 @ 1:15
  • Must swim 50 yards Freestyle and Backstroke
  • Must be familiar with breaststroke and butterfly
  • Meets:  Compete in 2 developmental meets.  4 opportunities per year

Typhoon Competitive:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:       Prime: 3 @ 1:45 & 2 @ 1:30 

Dryland 2 @ :30    Core 3 @ :15

  • Must be able to swim all IMR events
  • Meets: compete at a meet once every other month & attend championship meet at the end of each season

Typhoon Challenge:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:  Prime: 6 @ 2:00          Second: 2 @ 1:30

        Dryland 2 @ :45          Core: 3 @ :30

  • Must have an IMX score of 2200
  • Meets: compete on regular basis once a month & attend championship meet at end of each season

Typhoon Elite:  USA-S Premium membership

  • Practices:       Prime: 6 @ 2:15          Second: 3 @ 1:30

        Dryland 3 @ :45          Core 3 @ :30

  • Must have 6 VSI Senior Champs QTs in 2 strokes
  • Meet: compete on regular basis once a month & attend highest level championship meet qualified to swim.  Goal to compete in national level championship meet

 

 

Understanding Terms:

Prime:  Main in-water practices

Second:  Second (double) in-water practices

Dryland:  Fitness room variable resistance training

Core:  Body weight exercise conducted pool side or fitness room

IMR:  Individual Medley ready events

IMX:  Individual Medley extreme events (more advanced)

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

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