BRONZE LEVEL

The purpose of bronze is to begin learning skills needed to function on a swim team independently, refine Freestyle and Backstroke, and begin learning parts of Breaststroke and Butterfly.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Otter.

  • Freestyle-200yds 
  • Backstroke-100yds 
  • Breaststroke Kick- 50yds
  • Dolphin Kick- 50yds
  • Freestyle Streamline
  • Backstroke Streamline
  • Flip turn- Freestyle attempted 50% of time
  • Flip turn- Backstroke, beginning, attempted 25% of time
  • Dive/Start
  • Can read and follow workout without help
  • Begin using pace clock for rest period
  • Ends swim with looking at pace clock
 

 

SILVER LEVEL

The purpose of Silver is to learn more advanced skills needed to work on a swim team independently, increase distances in Freestyle and Backstroke, and refine Breaststroke and Butterfly.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of BDSS Bronze Level or pass Bronze evaluation.

  • Freestyle- 300yds
  • Backstroke-150yds
  • Breaststroke- 50yds
  • Butterfly- 25yds
  • Flip Turn- Freestyle 75% of time
  • Flip Turn- Backstroke 50% of time
  • Breaststroke Underwater Pull-Out- 50% of time
  • Butterfly Start- 50% of time
  • Open Turns- Breaststroke and Butterfly
  • Dive/Start
  • Uses pace clock to track rest during workout
  • Uses pace clock to track simple paces (x:00, x45, x:30, x:15 intervals)
 

 

GOLD LEVEL

The purpose of Gold level is to master all skills needed to work on a swim team independently and master all strokes at various distances. All strokes must be legal.

Prerequisite: Successfully complete BDSS Silver level or pass Silver evaluation.

  • Freestyle- 500yds
  • Freestyle- Starts, Turns, and Finish, 100%
  • Backstroke-200yds
  • Backstroke- Starts, Turns, and Finish, 100%
  • Breaststroke- 100yds
  • Breaststroke- Starts, Turns, and Finish, 100%
  • Butterfly- 50yds
  • Butterfly- Starts, Turns, and Finish, 100%
  • Dive/Start
  • Can follow workout given on any pace
 


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