Topic: Aquatics

Member Stories: Geoff Mykleby – Successful Swimming

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: Geoff Mykleby has been a […]

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Swimming Drills to Learn Proper Technique

In the previous four posts in our series on “Learn Swimming Strokes,” we talked about each of the strokes’ most basic components. Even though we already went over how to perform each stroke, beginners still run into issues when learning to swim. Most errors in any stroke originate from incorrect body position. Body mechanics and […]

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Learn Swimming Strokes: Butterfly

The fourth and final stroke of our swimming blog series is known by many as the most difficult to complete. Butterfly is a very physically and mentally demanding stroke, but when done properly, it looks and feels incredibly graceful. Butterfly works nearly every muscle in your body, and also works to greatly increase your lung […]

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Aquatics Instructor Highlight: Alexis Falci

Alexis Falci is a swim instructor and Swim Club coach at Elite Sports Club – Brookfield. Alexis finds it rewarding to see her students progress with each lesson. She believes swimming is an important skill to learn because it can be used for your entire life, both for exercise and for safety. Learn more about […]

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Learn Swimming Strokes: Breaststroke

Last week I talked a lot about the importance of switching up your strokes to help keep your body in muscular balance. Swimming more than just freestyle will help prevent overuse injuries, correct your posture (or at least avoid “swimmer’s posture”), and help tone more muscles in your body. While I mentioned backstroke was the […]

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Aquatics Instructor Highlight: Anne Hajigeorgiou

Anne Hajigeorgiou is a swim instructor at Elite Sports Club – Mequon. Anne is an experienced swimmer who is passionate about sharing her skills with others. Whether you’re a child or an adult first learning, Anne is there to take your swim abilities to the next level. Learn more about Anne Hajigeorgiou!

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Learn Swimming Strokes: Backstroke

As with any workout, it’s important to focus on keeping muscular balance throughout your body. Keeping all of your muscles around the same strength prevents injury, corrects posture, and assists in better body mechanics. When using swimming for exercise, many people gravitate towards freestyle for their workouts because it is typically thought of as the […]

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Aquatics Instructor Highlight: Phoebe Milner

Phoebe Milner is a swim instructor at Elite Sports Club – Mequon. Phoebe feels swimming is an essential life skill and loves to help children and adults develop their swimming technique. Learn more about Phoebe Milner!

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