This group is for advanced divers. Blaze divers are chosen to dive with group by the coaching staff. Divers in this group usually have substantial competitive diving experience on one-meter, and some competitive experience on three-meter. A FINA competition list of dives for one-meter and three-meter is required for their age-group.
This group is designed to prepare divers for National Level USA Diving Competition.To advance to the Blaze Group dive there are both objective and subjective diving criteria. The objective criteria for selection to the Blaze group are USA Diving competitive dive lists. This includes a full FINA voluntary and optional list on both one- and three-meter for their age-group. Dives must be performed at high level of competency. Subjective criteria involve adhering to the Upstate New York Diving principles of commitment, teamwork, and excellence. A high level of commitment to the sport must be demonstrated. Enthusiasm for diving, regular attendance, and a strong work ethic are important factors in the coaching staff’s consideration for entrance to the Blaze Competition Team.
FINA Competition Lists on 1m and 3m
Conditioning and Flexibility Test
1 Year Competition Team comittment and contract
Annual Competition Team Payment
Monday 5:45-6:45 pm Dryland
Monday 7:00-8:30 pm RIT Pool
Tuesday 7:00-8:30 pm RIT Pool
Wednesday 5:45-6:45 pm Dryland
Wednesday 6:00-8:00 pm RIT Pool
Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm RIT Pool
Friday 5:15-6:15 pm Dryland
Friday 6:30-8:00 pm RIT Pool
Sunday 3:00-5:00 pm Optional Platform University at Buffalo
($30 per practice)
$355 per month.