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2019 Stroke Clinic 2

Mar 11, 2019 - Apr 11, 2019
March, 22 2019

Description

Session 2 of the Stroke Clinic will run from March 11th through April 11th

This program is open to swimmers over 6 years of age, provided that they are comfortable in the water and able to complete the minimum requirements listed below.  The clinic is run from 6:00-7:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings each week.  

The clinic is organized in levels with the goal to “graduate” the swimmer to the next level by the end of the session.  Swimmers graduating from Level 2 are encouraged to continue training with WCAC as part of the USA Swimming Program.

Each week of the session will be broken down with a different focus.  All weeks will include a review of what was learned in previous weeks as well as proper technique for starts, turns and finishes for that specific stroke:

Week 1:  Freestyle
Week 2:  Backstroke
Week 3:  Breaststroke
Week 4:  Butterfly
Week 5:  Individual Medley
 
Level 1:
  • Prerequisite:  Swimmer must be able to complete 50 yards of Freestyle and 25 yards of Backstroke without stopping.
  • Swimmers will learn proper, legal technique for breaststroke and butterfly strokes while working to improve skills of freestyle and backstroke
  • Ratio of 1 High School Coach to 8 swimmers
  • High School coaches will demonstrate in water skills while WCAC staff coaches oversee

Level 2:

  • Prerequisite:  Swimmer must be able to complete 50 yards of Freestyle, 25 yards of Backstroke and 25 yards LEGAL Breaststroke
  • Swimmers will learn proper legal technique to butterfly while working to improve skills of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke
  • Ratio of 1 High School Coach to 10 swimmers
  • High School coaches will demonstrate in water skills while WCAC staff coaches oversee

 

EVALUATIONS TO DETERMINE LEVEL PLACEMENT WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY MARCH 11TH AT 6:00 PM.

Pricing:
$185 for current WCAC team swimmers
$195 for swimmers who did not swim with WCAC during the winter. 
 
Program capacity will be set at 50 swimmers.  After that swimmers will be placed on a wait list.
 
WCAC does have a financial assistance program.  To learn more, use the "Contact Us" button on the left side menu and we will respond promptly.

We look forward to seeing you at the clinic!

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