WHAT IS THE STROKE REFINEMENT LEVEL? - NOT OFFERED IN FALL 2017

This class is designed to strengthen freestyle and backstroke form while increasing endurance

CLASS INFORMATION

Aqua Tots

  • 6:1 Ratio

  • 45 Minutes 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS (seahorse, seal, stringray, or frog achievement lap)
  • Child must be able to do freestyle with proper side breathing for 30 feet (half a lap).
  • Child must also be able to swim backstroke for 30 feet (half a lap).
  • Child must be able to tread water for 2 minutes.
  • Child must be comfortable swimming in deep water.
FOCUS OF THE CLASS:
 
  • Elementary backstroke and breaststroke
  • Proper rhythmic breathing and arm movements for freestyle and backstroke.
  • Effective arm pulls and kick for freestyle and backstroke
  • Multiple laps of the strokes while maintaining stroke integrity
  • Speed and fluidity while completing multiple laps
  • Elementary backstroke and breaststroke by breaking down the components of these strokes
  • Diving and proper water entry
  • Safety skills will also be practiced (Swimming without goggles, treading water, pop ups, introduction to diving, deep water retrieval, etc.)


REFINEMENT DISTANCE BADGES

 

Click on the badges below for a description of the skills that we focus on during the STROKE REFINEMENT class.

VIDEOS

Swim Tank Aqua Tots Swim Tank Aqua Tots

Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 yards (Class Requirement)