Swimming: Stroke Techniques

Stroke Techniques

Review and fine tune the 4 competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, and breaststroke), with a primary emphasis on improving freestyle stroke efficiency. Flipturn refinement. Drill and technique work will be heavily emphasized. On average, 1000 yards will be swum per class.

Prerequisite

Ability to tread deep water for 5 minutes, swim 100 yard intervals of freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke with rhythmic breathing, and swim 200 yards continuously under 4 minutes.

Goals

Improve technique and efficiency in all 4 competitive strokes and flipturns. Gain confidence in your swimming strokes.

When

September 29th – December 4th, 2014
Mon/Wed 6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tue/Thu 6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Where

Avery Recreation Pool at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC)

Cost

$110 Students
$125 Faculty/Staff
$140 Stanford Community*
$30 BeWell**

*Stanford students, Faculty/Staff and Stanford Community are eligible to participate in Recreation Classes. Stanford Community members are Dependents 18 and older, Spouses, Hospital Employees who have purchased an Athletic Access Card, Retirees, or Partners of a Student, Faculty or Staff.

**BeWell note: To be eligible for the BeWell $30 rate, benefits-eligible employees must complete the Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA) in 2014. If you have specific questions about the BeWell program or want to participate please go to bewell.stanford.edu. As a BeWell eligible employee, please note you are eligible for 2 classes per quarter at the BeWell $30 rate.

This class requires a minimum of 10 participants.

Registration

Please register through this link beginning Monday, September 15. Please note you will need to create an Ideal Logic account during the registration process if you have not already done so.

Questions?

Please contact Michelle Gable at michelle.gable@stanford.edu or (650) 498-0755.