Tagged: aquatics

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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Learn Swimming Strokes: Freestyle

Swimming is a great form of exercise for all body types and ages. It is great for aerobic exercise, and limits the impact on joints that other aerobic exercises (such as running or biking) can have on the body. Swimming also helps to increase muscular strength and endurance, and increases flexibility. If you’ve never swam […]

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Wait to Swim After Eating: Myth or Fact?

You must wait at least 30 minutes to swim after eating. We’ve all heard it, but should we believe it? Where did this old wives’ tale come from and does it hold any truth? That said, let’s DIVE right into the “wait to swim after eating” theory.

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Benefits of Group Swim Lessons

Knowing how to swim is an essential safety skill for all ages. Besides that, it’s fun! Teaching a child to swim opens the door to one of the most enjoyable forms of recreation and fitness. Elite’s group swim lessons offer many benefits that you won’t find other places.

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Benefits of Private Swim Lessons

Are you or your child getting the most out of your swim lessons? Are they progressing as quickly as you’d like? Are they getting enough attention and swim time? These issues can be discouraging for both swimmers and parents. Private swim lessons can solve those problems, and many more.  Here are some benefits to consider […]

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Benefits of Aquatic Personal Training

Aquatic personal training is becoming very popular as a way of training with lower impact to the joints, yet offering the high intensity of cross-training.  Professional athletes use aquatic training for conditioning, doctors recommend it for injury rehabilitation, and many use it as their primary form of exercise just because it’s enjoyable. Let’s look at […]

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Elite Swim Lesson FAQs

Elite Sports Clubs offers a variety of swim lessons for all ages, which are available to members only. Our swim program offers parent-child classes as well as group levels 1-4 where beginners start by learning breath control, safety skills, and the crawl; to our more advanced classes where they practice lap swimming with flip turns […]

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Pool Etiquette 101

Over the years that I’ve worked in the aquatics field I’ve been asked more times than I can count about proper pool etiquette. It can be quite confusing for inexperienced swimmers, so much so that many have confessed their avoidance of going near the pool all together! So in an effort to help my fellow swimmers here are […]

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