Stroke improvement course at Collingwood Leisure Centre

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Collingwood Leisure Centre

2-28 Turnbull Street

Clifton Hill, VIC 3068

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Register for our 5 week stroke improvement course at Collingwood Leisure Centre on Tuesday 6 August to get involved in progressive drills to improve all areas of your swimming.

The course focuses on developing technique and endurance across all four swimming strokes of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.

When is the course?

The five week course will run from Tuesday 6 August to Tuesday 3 September 2019.

Sessions will run every Tuesday from 6.45pm to 7.45pm.

How much does the course cost?

Members - $126

Non-Members - $140

How do I book?

  • Book online via Eventbrite. We will be in contact with you to confirm your booking and arrange payment.

  • Book in person at reception

  • Give us a call on 9205 5522.

Course outline

Over 5 weeks our qualified coaches will guide you through aspects of all swimming strokes to build your technique and efficiency.

Week 1: Kick and body positioning

  • Lane etiquette

  • Kicking technique

  • Body positioning and balance

Week 2: Breathing

  • Warm up and review kick and body positioning

  • Breathing technique

  • Correct movement of the head

  • Timing breaths with your stroke

Week 3: Arms under water

  • Warm up and review breathing

  • Correct positioning of arms and hands

  • Stroke rhythm: entry, catch and sweep

  • Gaining longer, stronger strokes

Week 4: Arms above water and rotation

  • Warm up and review arms under water

  • Correct positioning of arms and hands

  • Stroke rhythm: entering and exiting the water

  • Rotating to increase stroke length and minimise resistance

Week 5: Mini squad

  • Warm up and review

  • Stroke count test

You need to be able to swim 100m freestyle continuously to benefit from this course.

Are there Stroke improvement courses at another location?

This course is also offered at Richmond Recreation Centre.

How do I find out more information?

For more information please speak to our friendly customer service staff or send us an email at yarraleisure@yarracity.vic.gov.au.

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