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Goals for the Season

Swimming is an individual as well as a team sport. By joining the Forest Oaks Frogs Swim Team, it is our hope that your swimmer will learn the importance of self-improvement through hard work and determination as well as team spirit and unity.

Team Goals

  • Learn independence and safety in the water
  • Learn stroke basics and age appropriate techniques
  • Gain an understanding of competition and swim meet procedure
  • Create new friendships and bond as a team
  • HAVE FUN!

Age Group Goals

6 & Under

  • Establish a working knowledge of:
    • Lane etiquette
    • Head and body position in freestyle and backstroke
    • Breathing technique
    • Streamline starts
    • Breakouts underwater
    • Finishes
  • Limit lane rope usage

7 & 8 Year Olds

  • Establish a working knowledge of:
    • Head and body position for all strokes
    • Breathing technique
    • Diving starts
    • Breaststroke
    • Butterfly
  • Establish an understanding of:
    • Lane etiquette
    • Streamline starts
    • I.M. Order
    • Finishes
  • Minimal lane rope usage

9 & 10 Year Olds

  • Establish a working knowledge of:
    • How drills and practices carry over to races
  • Establish an understanding of:
    • Head and body position for all strokes
    • I.M. turns and breakouts
    • Proper starts and finishes
  • Ability to kick in streamline for at least 50 yards
  • Ability to swim at least 200 yards without lane rope assistance

11 & Up

  • Establish a working knowledge of:
    • How drills and practices carry over to races
  • Establish an understanding of:
    • Head and body position for all strokes
    • I.M. turns and breakouts
    • Proper starts and finishes
  • Ability to kick in streamline for at least 100 yards
  • Ability to swim at least 300 yards without lane rope assistance
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