BRIDGE 2 BAC [Bridge to Berkeley Aquatic Club] AND COMPETITIVE CLINICS

 

CLINIC REGISTRATION PAGE

 

This program serves a dual purpose as a bridge program between swim lessons and the BAC competitive program AND to further enhance and develop stroke mechanics.

 

ELIGIBILITY: 

Proof of USA Swimming Athlete membership will be required for non BAC team athletes. USA Swimming FLEX membership will be required for new not previously registered athletes, links will be provided in the Clinic Registration platform. 

Must be 6 years of age OR older on the first day of the clinic AND demonstrate all four competitive strokes / skills prior to sign up.  Age limits will be adhered to. 

 

BRIDGE 2 BAC (COMPETITIVE READINESS CLINICS)

Instruction will include:

  • Stroke drills and general stroke mechanics (skills to enhance potential transition to competitive program)
  • An introduction to stroke transitions (skills to enhance potential transition to competitive program)

 

COMPETITIVE CLINICS - DIVE AND TURN PROGRESSION CLINICS

Instruction will focus upon:

  • Sequential steps to teach and enhance competitive start effectiveness.
  • Sequential steps to teach and enhance competitive transitional performance for both flip and open turns.

 

COMPETITIVE CLINICS - LONG AXIS CLINICS (Freestyle and Backstroke)

Instruction will focus upon:

  • Breakouts, body position and general stroke mechanics
  • Sequential steps to teach and enhance long axis effectiveness

 

COMPETITIVE CLINICS - SHORT AXIS CLINICS (Breaststroke and Butterfly)

Instruction will focus upon:

  • Breakouts, body position and general stroke mechanics
  • Sequential steps to teach and enhance short axis effectiveness

 

Refund Policy: There are NO refunds.

Make Up Policy: There will be no make ups offered for missed clinics.

 

 

MISSION: The mission of the Berkeley Aquatic Club is to develop student-athletes who are a credit to society. The Berkeley experience tends to shape and strengthen character throughout one's lifetime. Although Berkeley Aquatic Club strives to develop champion swimmers, the club measures success not only by national championships and college scholarships, but also by personal improvement, both in and out of the pool. Berkeley Aquatic Club is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and inclusive space for all athletes to experience the sport of swimming.

VISION: Providing each athlete with the opportunity to reach his/her potential