Introduction to swimming strokes, skills, and techniques 3 workouts per week. This program is designed to expose young swimmers to the competitive strokes, technique and skills required for a competitive program. The goal is to begin the foundation upon which the young athlete can transition into competitive swimming. The Star Academy will create an opportunity for swimmers to develop a strong body positional foundation for the strokes to manifest. This being done through balance and rotational movements. The swimmers will be a part of a yearly program that will provide an introduction to competitions throughout their season.
Introduction to program concepts, technical and physical. This program will expose the developing swimmers to competitive swimming. The athlete will begin their journey through a training program that will continue to develop the technical awareness and skill introduction. The athletes will continue development and transference of these skills into competitions throughout the season. The young swimmers will begin to understand and value of commitment, training comprehension, hard work, desire and the importance in having a goal oriented season.
This program is designed for the athletes that are beginning to move in the direction of age group development swimming. Young athletes within this group will show signs of motivation, character, sportsmanship and attitude. These qualities are to be shown within the teams expectations of commitment, lifestyle and performance. This group will continue to develop and hone the technical skills, the mental growth, and develop the physical training base. The design being done within a ” learning to train” model that will challenge the athletes to learn new technical skills within a training concept.
This program is designed for the athletes that are transitioning from Junior performance to Senior Performance swimming. Young athletes within this group will continue to show signs of motivation, character, sportsmanship and a positive attitude. These qualities are to be shown within the team’s expectations of commitment, lifestyle and performance. This group will continue to develop and hone the technical skills, the mental growth, and develop the physical training base. The design being done within a “learning to train, training to train” model. This will challenge the athletes to learn new technical skills within a; training and performing concept.
The emphasis of this group is to prepare the Athlete for Age Group level competition and training. Age Group Elite athletes will begin to learn the process of training. The goal will be to understand, instill and apply the importance of a competitive sport lifestyle. To lead with team spirit and club identity. The athletes will show a high degree of desire, commitment, and accountability. They will continue to pursue and increase their technical, mental, and physical endurance and execution. All the while challenging themselves and their teammates. Swimmers in this group will be a part of a seasonal plan that will support the competitive competition cycles. Athletes within this group understand that the Age Group Performance group means that the swimmer is dedicated to their chosen sport and is willing to begin the process of their individual training journey. Athletes embracing the Age Group Performance program will begin to discover the world of high performance swimming. The coach/swimmer relationship will begin to grow and together we will work towards reaching the swimmer’s maximum potential in competitive swimming.