Flying Fish Arizona Swim Team

 Competitive Swim Team

Training Groups


 

Green Group (5 practices a week) – Lead Coach: Lina

  • Green group swimmers are looking to qualify for Regional Championship (Arizona B) time standards and to compete in SAAA.
  • Green group swimmers are expected to attend at least 2-3 practices a week to retain their learning and reach their goals.
  • Green group swimmers must be familiar with all four competitive swimming strokes, racing starts, flip turns, and open turns.
  • Green group swimmers are expected to attend at least two competitions each season (SCY & LCM).
  • Green group swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, fins, and a water bottle to each practice.
     

Blue Group (6 practices a week) – Lead Coach: Rick

  • Blue group swimmers are looking to qualify for Age Group State Championship (Arizona A) time standards.
  • Blue group swimmers are expected to attend at least 3-4 practices a week to retain fitness and reach their goals.
  • Blue group swimmers will begin training for 100 strokes, 200 free, and 200 IM.
  • Blue group swimmers are expected to attend at least two competitions each season and both end of the season championship meets (SCY & LCM). Please plan accordingly.
  • Blue group swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, fins, snorkel, and a water bottle to each practice.
     

Bronze Group (6 practices a week) – Lead Coach: Lina

  • Bronze group swimmers are looking to qualify for Regional Championship (Arizona B) time standards and to compete in SAAA.
  • Bronze group swimmers are expected to attend at least 3 practices a week to retain fitness and reach their goals.
  • Bronze group swimmers must be familiar with all four competitive swimming strokes, racing starts, flip turns, and open turns.
  • Bronze group swimmers will vary in event focus: 50 to 200 free, 50 to 100 strokes, 200 IM, and 400 / 500 free.
  • Bronze group swimmers are expected to attend at least two competitions each season (SCY & LCM).
  • Bronze group swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, fins, and a water bottle to each practice.
  • Bronze group welcomes newer swimmers to the group. The coaches will do their best to bring new swimmers up to the level of the group.


Silver Group (6 swim plus 2 dry land practices a week) – Lead Coach: Tori

  • Silver group swimmers are looking to qualify for Age Group State Championship (Arizona A), SWAGR, and Far Western time standards.
  • Silver group swimmers are expected to attend at least 4-5 practices a week to retain fitness and reach their goals.
  • Silver group swimmers will begin training for the full meet program along with full technical development of all four strokes. [best opportunity to explore different events]
  • Silver group swimmers are expected to attend at least two competitions each season and both end of season championship meets (SCY & LCM). Please plan accordingly.
  • Silver group swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, fins, snorkel, paddles, and a water bottle to each practice.

 

Gold Group (6 swim plus 2 dry land practices a week) – Lead Coach: Matt

  • Gold group swimmers are looking to qualify for finals at Age Group State Championship (Arizona A), SWAGR, Far Western, and Senior Sectional time standards.
  • Gold group swimmers are expected to attend at least 5-6 practices a week to retain fitness for higher levels of competition.
  • Gold group swimmers will focus on training for the full meet program and full technical development of all four strokes.
  • Gold group swimmers are expected to attend at least three competitions each season and both end of season championship meets (SCY & LCM). Please plan accordingly.
  • Gold group swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, short fins, snorkel, paddles, and a water bottle to each practice.


Senior Fitness Group (5 practices a week) – Lead Coach: Nancy

  • Senior Fitness swimmers are looking to qualify for Regional Championship (Arizona B) time standards and to compete in SAAA.
  • Senior Fitness swimmers are expected to attend at least 2-3 practices a week to retain fitness and reach their goals.
  • Senior Fitness swimmers must be familiar with all four competitive swimming strokes, racing starts, flip turns, and open turns.
  • Senior Fitness swimmers are expected to attend at least one competition each season (SCY & LCM).
  • Senior Fitness swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, fins, and a water bottle to each practice.
  • Senior Fitness Group welcomes newer swimmers to the group. The coaches will do their best to bring new swimmers up to the level of the group.


Senior Group (8 swim plus 2 dryland practices a week) – Lead Coaches: Rick / Tori / Matt

  • Senior group swimmers are looking to qualify for Senior State Championship (Arizona A) and Senior Sectional time standards.
  • Senior group swimmers are expected to attend at least 4-5 practices a week to retain fitness and reach their goals.
  • Senior group swimmers will continue training for the full meet lineup.
  • Senior group swimmers are expected to attend at least two competitions each season and both end of season championship meets (SCY & LCM). Please plan accordingly.
  • Senior group swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, short fins, snorkel, paddles, and a water bottle to each practice.


Senior Plus Group (8 swim plus 2 dryland practices a week) – Lead Coach: Rick

  • Senior Plus swimmers are looking to qualify for finals at Senior State (Arizona A), Senior Sectionals, NCSA Junior Nationals, and Winter/Summer Junior National time standards.
  • Senior Plus swimmers are expected to attend at least 7-8 practices a week to retain fitness for higher levels of competition.
  • Senior Plus swimmers will be maturing their technical skills and their training abilities to compete at the highest level for their main events.
  • Senior Plus swimmers are expected to attend at least three competitions each season and both end of season championship meets (SCY & LCM). Please plan accordingly.
  • Senior Plus swimmers must bring mesh bag, kick board, pull buoy, short fins, snorkel, paddles, and a water bottle to each practice.