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Stroke Development

Stroke Development:

Age: 8 and under

 

Stroke Development is designed for novice swimmers at the beginning of their swimming careers and is made up of primarily 8 and unders with a few 9 – 10 year olds.  The goals of swimmers in this group are to develop proper stroke mechanics in all four strokes and to foster fun and enjoyment for the sport. Education and fun are paramount in this group, as practice is entirely instructional.  Swimmers are taught how to be good teammates and have good practice procedures, as well as an understanding of basic swimming terms. Although no attendance requirement is in place for this group, swimmers are encouraged to attend up to three practices a week as offered. Swimmers will be taught and prepared for future competition.  

 

Level requirements for this group by category:

Biomechanics - Level One

Character Development and Life Skills - Level One

Competitive Performance - None

Physiology - Level One

Psychology - Level One

Training Set - None

 

Additional requirements for this group:

Successful evaluation by KKW coach

 

Practice Times:

September-May:     Tuesday-Thursday 5:00-6:00 pm

June-August:         Tuesday-Thursday 9:00-10:00 am

 

Daily Training Equipment: Water bottle, Kick Board, Fins