Tagged: aquatics

Glossary of Swimming Terms

If you’re not a regular swimmer, you might not be familiar with common swimming terms associated with exercise or racing. While there are plenty of terms in the swimming world, we’ve compiled a list you might hear us using around the clubs during swim lessons or classes.

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Elite Sports Clubs Swim Club FAQ

Swim Club is a great way for kids to stay active, have fun, be social in a team setting, and get a taste of what it’s like to be on a competitive swim team. Here are some of the questions many families have about Swim Club.

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7 Pool Games We Play During Swim Lessons

When teaching one-on-one swimming lessons with children, it is important to keep the kids engaged and the activities interactive. With short attention spans and lots to learn in only 30 minutes, it is important to keep the lesson fun and interesting. One of the best ways to do this is to turn the skills you […]

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Swim Lessons Guide for Parents

Learning how to swim at a young age is important for so many reasons. Besides the safety aspect, basic swimming skills can give a child confidence, allow them to have fun and be active in the pool, and create a foundation for competitive swimming later on in life. If your child is just starting out […]

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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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Make A Splash with Elite’s Aquatic Exercise Classes

It doesn’t matter if you’re a child, a senior or somewhere in between: Elite has plenty of water exercise classes for all ages! Given the many benefits of exercising in water, aquatics exercise classes are a great addition to your typical workout routine. Here’s a breakdown of our current aquatic exercise schedule, and what it […]

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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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