An assessment of your swimmer's skills will be required
please call 941 928 9948 for appointment
Stroke School Registration form Stroke School Schedule & Rates
DOGGY PADDLE , HOLDING YOUR BREATH , SWIMMING UNDER WATER
IS NOT SWIMMING.
Please refer to the LEARN TO SWIM page for further information
STROKE SCHOOL is a year round continuation of our LEARN TO SWIM program & introduction to the TSUNAMI swim team. STROKE SCHOOL is a 30 minute practice designed to develop your child’s swimming endurance, as well as, refining stroke technique. While your child is developing their swimming skills, they may decide that swimming is the sport they love. AND we would love to have them be part of our team.
Ages 5 -8 years old
1. Each young swimmer should be able to swim 25 yards (1 lap), on their stomach and back with crawl stroke and be able to put their faces in the water.
2. They must also be able to swim on the surface of the water, not under water only.
3. Swimmers must be able to swim in water that is over their heads.
WHY STROKE SCHOOL?
Even though your child may feel comfortable in a swimming pool environment, they need to develop muscle strength and lung capacity.
What would happen if they fell out of a motor boat, sailboat, surfboard, kayak, tube on a river, paddle board? Fell off a dock, river bank, or caught up in a heavy surf? Could they swim to safety?
This group practices twice each week for 30 minutes, with emphasis on 25 yard stroke drills & practices in the teaching pool, with practice extended to the competition pool and deep water.
Stroke SCHOOL works on the following skills:
Freestyle Swimmers will be taught extended freestyle swimming, side breathing, flutter kick
Backstroke Swimmers will be taught proper body position on their back, single arm backstroke, kick
Breaststroke Swimmers will be introduced to the breaststroke kick, stroke