Tagged: swimming lessons

Kids Alternatives to Ball Sports

There are so many recreational activities kids can do to stay active. By default, a lot of parents start them out in traditional ball sports like basketball, baseball, and soccer. However, there are plenty of alternatives they can try. If they’re tired of playing the same old ball sports, here are a few other activities […]

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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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Lessons: A Foundation for the Future

With structured and focused instruction, lessons can be a gateway to a new hobby for kids, and can also lay the groundwork for life-long skills. Here are some positive results from taking lessons early on.

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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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Swimming and Saving Lives

Whether you’re an active swimmer or you haven’t swum since being a kid, the positive effects of swimming go far beyond fun. Knowing how to save a life is crucial, so below are some important reasons why adults may want to stay on top of their swimming skills.

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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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