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Team Gold Elite

TEAM GOLD ELITE ~ CLASS RATION 5:1level-gold-elite
CAP COLOR ~ PURPLE

Team Gold Elite Level 1 (Minimum age 5 and up)

Team Gold Elite 2 must be able to perform alternate breathing freestyle and backstroke with proper kicks and body position.  They know and understand the basics of these two strokes and are ready to be challenged to higher standards in the strokes they know as well as to be slowly introduced to new strokes.

Broad Requirements of Team Gold Elite 1

  • Has strong basic alternate breathing freestyle and backstroke skills and needs no assistance in deep water.
  • Is at least FIVE years old (Has full range of motion in shoulders)
  • Has been introduced to the basics of butterfly, breaststroke, and flip turns

Specific Requirements / indicators for Team Gold Elite 1 

  • Has achieved all the Requirements for lower levels
  • Has a Strong alternate breathing Freestyle AND can perform Backstroke with good recovery (straight arms)
  • Is attempting freestyle and backstroke flip turns.
  • Is ready to start a formal introduction to butterfly/ breast stroke (They’ve got a general idea, but timing and technique are still very rough.)

Team Gold Elite Level 2 (Minimum age 5 and up) 

Team Gold Elite 2 Should have strong alternate breathing freestyle and backstroke with confident regular use of flip turns.  Their Breaststroke, Backstroke and flip turns should be relatively strong before moving on to more advanced instruction.

Broad Requirements of Team Gold Elite 2

  • Has strong alternate breathing freestyle and backstroke skills.
  • Is at least FIVE years old (Has full range of motion in shoulders)
  • Has Strong Breaststroke and Butterfly skills
  • Can flip turn confidently

Specific Requirements for Team Gold Elite 2

  • Has achieved all the Requirements for lower levels
  • Has a Strong alternate breathing Freestyle AND can perform Backstroke with good recovery (straight arms) with Flip turns
  • Can Flip-turn Streamline off the wall (Flip turn, arms over head with good body position)
  • Has a firm enough foundation of butterfly AND breast stroke to focus on timing

Team suit is recommended

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