UNDERWATER TORPEDO LEAGUE ETHOS:
UTL is a merit-based organization. Athletes are 100% responsible for their performance and
Obstacles promote growth. Progress cannot be made in the comfort zone.
DEF has a “No Flex Zone” environment. The standards are set in the Circle of Trust.
Buddy/Guardian system is always in effect.
We respect each other, the water, and the sport at all times.
Our training mantra is “calm breeds calm."
Everything we do is to benefit the team, which in turn empowers each individual.
We do not compromise safety standards for the sake of growth.
We operate off of brilliance in the basics of the acronym F.R.E.E (Focus, Relaxation, Economy
of Motion, Efficient Breathing).
What is said in the Circle of Trust, remains in the Circle of Trust.