Junior Varsity

Practice Schedule:

Friday 3:00-4:15pm

Primary Coaches: Seven Qi(beginning of season):sqi@scis-china.org 

Prerequisites for Junior Varsity:

  • 8 X 50 freestyle @ 1:20
  • 4 X 100 freestyle @ 2:30
  • 4 X 100 IM @ 3:00
  • 400m freestyle 7:40
  • 200 IM without disqualification
  • Ability to perform all 4 strokes legally
  • Demonstrate turns and finishes for all 4 strokes, and use them during practice
  • Ability to read pace clock and be able to send oneself off at basic intervals
  • Ability to swim 500 Meters without stopping and with legal strokes and turns

Students wishing to progress from the Junior Varsity to Varsity Team:

  • 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 for a minimum of 10-meters each time pushing off the wall, diving and turning, without being reminded
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal and consistent kick in all four competitive strokes throughout a designed kick set of 800 to 1000-meters
  • Have the ability to complete with relative efficiency, rhythm and understanding a designed repeat set (using cycles) of 2000 to 2300-meters
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal stroke for 100-meters of butterfly
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 400-meter individual medley without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 800-meter freestyle without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to consistently perform legal competitive turns in all four competitive strokes and medley swims, without being reminded
  • Demonstrate a desire to set personal goals and strive for improvement as a competitive swimmer

Attendance is calculated as follows:

  • 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.

The list of teammates is as follows:

  • Yukiko Nii:100% 😀
  • Meadow Valerio:100% 😀
  • Ellison Chen:50% 🙂
  • Frida Asard 💡
  • Ryan  Hunter Anderson:100% 😀
  • Theo Sommer 💡
  • Matteo Catullo:87.5% 🙂
  • Sophie Fung:100% 😀
  • Pavvo Miettinen:25% 🙂
  • Aya Fukuoka 💡
  • Hsin-Hua Teng:100% 😀
  • Leo Lee:75% 🙂
  • Carla Juarez Sanchez Bustos:100% 😀
  • Tara Atladottir:87.5% 🙂
  • Clement Lau:100% 😀
  • Beatriz Silva Simi 💡
  • Claire Sui:62.5%
  • ChenJia Han:100% 😀
  • Jon Zeqiraj:100% 😀
  • Moragna Cantalupo 💡

Welcome this following swimmer moved up to Junior Varsity team:

Claire Sui

ChenJia Han

Jon Zeqiraj

Moragna Cantalupo

Students wishing to progress from the Junior Varsity group into the Varsity 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 for a minimum of 10 meters each time pushing off the wall, diving and turning, without being reminded
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal and consistent kick in all four competitive strokes throughout a designed kick set of 800 to 1000-meters
  • Have the ability to complete with relative efficiency, rhythm and understanding a designed repeat set (using cycles) of 800 to 1000-meters
  • Have the ability to maintain a legal stroke for 200-meters of butterfly
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 400-meter individual medley without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to maintain legal strokes and turns for a 800-meter freestyle without losing efficiency or rhythm
  • Have the ability to consistently perform legal competitive turns in all four competitive strokes and medley swims, without being reminded
  • Demonstrate a desire to set personal goals and strive for improvement as a competitive swimmer
  • Possess all of the skills and abilities listed as minimum requirements for progression from the Exploration group to the Varsity team and Gold group that are not restated here