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:  Thursday 3:05pm-4:15pm 

Attendance in January:

  • Aimee Vickers: 100% 😉
  • Arisa Yamamoto: 85% 🙂
  • Kyle Li: 95% 😉
  • Nicholas Insley: 92% 😉
  • Miya Meng: 100% 😉
  • Na Hyeon Min: 100% 😉
  • Alex Zhang: 100% 😉
  • Katherine Li: 100% 😉
  • Alex Geagea: 91% 😉
  • Daniel Sun: 95% 😉
  • Gavin Zhang:91% 😉
  • Lincoln Lee:100% 😉

 

Swim Equipment:

Swimmers should come prepared to every practice with a pair of Fins, goggles, and a swim cap. 

 

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 8 & Under group into the Bronze 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
  • 10 x 50 freestyle @ 1:15
  • 6 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

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

  • 8 X 50 freestyle @ 1:10
  • 8 X 100 freestyle @ 2:20
  • 8 x 50 kick @ 1:20
  • Demonstrate the legal strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly held over 50m
  • Demonstrate the legal turns of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly
  • Ability to follow instruction and work well with teammates and coaches
  • Expanding ability to use pace clock