Bronze

 

 

Stage: Exploration

Team skills::Confidence & Focus

The Bronze team focus is on teaching the basics of all four strokes and underwater kicking. We attach great importance to learning and developing the meet skills, which will continue to prepare swimmers for swimming.

Practice Schedule:

No further information available at this time

  • Aimee Vickers
  • Arisa Yamamoto
  • Ali Nuno
  • Rachel Anne McDonald 
  • Kyle Li
  • Adriada Zeqiraj
  • Nicholas Insley
  • Miya Meng
  • Na Hyeon Min
  • Alex Zhang
  • Katherine Li

CONGRATUALTION TO THE FOLLOWING SWIMMERS MOVE UP TO

JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM:

Claire Sui, Morgana Cantalupo, ChenJia Han, Jon Zeqiraj

Swim Equipment:

Swimmers should come prepared to every practice with a pair of Fins, goggles, and a swim cap. On designated dryland days, swimmers should wear gym shoes and clothes over their swimsuit.

Primary Coach: Seven Qi   ( sqi@scis-china.org )

Attendance is calculated as follows:

  • As a total percentage from the swimmers first day to the present.
  • Absence without prior coach notification is a complete absence.
  • Absence with prior coach notification is only a 75% absence.
  • Tardy without prior coach notification is a 25% absence.

Students wishing to progress from the Bronze group into the Silver group should:

  • Show a desire and maturity to learn and listen without distracting others on the team while maintaining the minimum attendance requirement
  • Have near perfect underwater streamlines with dolphin kicking &/or an underwater pullout each time pushing off the wall and diving, without being reminded
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal and consistent kick in all four competitive strokes throughout a designed kick set of 400 to 500-meters
  • Have the ability to complete with relative efficiency, rhythm and understanding a designed repeat set (using simple cycles) of 400 to 500-meters
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes for 200-meters of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal stroke for 50-meters of butterfly
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 100-meter individual medley without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to appropriately count their backstrokes from the backstroke flags so to legally touch for a finish and legally perform a backstroke flip-turn
  • Have the ability to legally perform flip-turns during all swims of freestyle without being reminded
  • Possess all of the skills and abilities listed as minimum requirements for progression from the Blue group to the Bronze group that are not restated here
  • 10 x 50 freestyle @ 1:15
  • 4 x 100 freestyle @ 2:30
  • Demonstrate the legal stroke of freestyle,backstroke,breaststroke and butterfly held over 50m
  • Demonstrate the legal turn of freestyle,backstroke,breaststroke and butterfly
  • Ability to follow instruction and work well with teammates and coaches
  • expanding ability to use pace clock