Stroke Correction & Development

These programmes are for swimmers whose ability is above that expected at previous levels. These programmes give individuals the opportunity to further develop their swimming strokes and gain confidence in their swimming ability.

KINGFISH - STROKE CORRECTION

This programme is for swimmers whose ability is above that expected at the Learn to Swim & Survive level.

A swimmer is at this level if they demonstrate:       

- Freestyle technique to 25 metres
- Backstroke technique to 25 metres
- Breaststroke kick technique to 25 metres
- Tumble turn off the wall
- Butterfly leg and body movement 

Swimmers are moving towards:

- Bilateral breathing
- Enhancing breaststroke kick and arm technique
- Tumble turning at wall on front
- Freestyle and backstroke holding technique to distance
- Developing components of Butterfly stroke 

Swimmers are encouraged to attend a minimum of 3 sessions per week. Cost: $60 per month/per swimmer.

Swimmer can master, achieve and is ready to move to MAKOS when:

- Fluency in timing for bilateral breathing
- Breaststroke technique, precise kick & arm movement to 50 metres·       
- Tumble turning at wall on front ·       
- Freestyle and backstroke technique to 50 metres minimum·     
- Developed butterfly leg and body movement

 MAKOS - STROKE CORRECTION

- Swimmer is at this level if they demonstrate:
- Freestyle technique to 50 metres
- Backstroke technique to 50 metres
- Breaststroke kick and arm technique to 50 metres
- Butterfly leg and body movement 

Swimmers are moving towards:

- Enhancing bilateral breathing
- Breaststroke kick and arm technique
- Tumble turning, freestyle and backstroke
- Freestyle and backstroke holding technique to distance
- Developing components of Butterfly stroke 

Swimmers are encouraged to attend a minimum of 3 sessions per week. Cost: $55 per month/per swimmer.

Swimmer can master, achieve and is ready to move to MARLINS when:

- Controlled freestyle technique to 100-150 metres minimum
- Controlled backstroke technique to 100-150 metres minimum
- Breaststroke technique with correct timing to 100 metres
- Butterfly technique to 12.5 metres
- Freestyle and Backstroke tumble turn
- Breaststroke turn
- Developed correct lane etiquette

MARLINS - STROKE DEVELOPMENT

This programme is designed for swimmers whose ability is above that expected at the MAKOS level and is interested in competitive swimming, water polo, or multi-sports etc. The goal is to further refine and develop the stroke technique, increase distance and fitness levels, develop sound training.

Swimmer is at this level if they demonstrate:  

- Freestyle technique to 100 metres·       
- Backstroke technique to 100 metres·      
- Breaststroke kick and arm technique to 100 metres·    
- Butterfly technique to 12.5 metres·    
- Freestyle and Backstroke tumble turn·       
- Has an understanding of the correct lane etiquette 

Swimmers are moving towards:

- Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke increased distance maintaining technique
- Breaststroke kick and arm technique with fluent timing
- Mastering all turns, developing streamline breakout
- Butterfly kick and arm technique working on correct timing

Swimmers are encouraged to attend a minimum of 3 sessions per week. Cost: $65 per month/per swimmer.

Swimmer can master, achieve and is ready to move to the St Peter’s Swim Academy when:

- Controlled freestyle technique to 200-400 metres minimum
- Controlled backstroke technique to 200 metres minimum
- Breaststroke technique with good timing to 200 metres
- Butterfly technique to 25 metres
- Freestyle and Backstroke tumble turn
- Breaststroke/Butterfly turn
- Excellent lane etiquette, understanding of pace clock (interval training)
- 100 metre Individual Medley (25 metres butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle)

 

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