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Swim Tech III: the next level of swim conditioning and Master's program preparation


You've mastered the form of the freestyle stroke. You feel significantly more confident in the water than you ever have before. Now, you are ready to take swimming to the next level skill and conditioning. 

Swim Tech III is Well-Fit's 5-week program that teaches the structural foundation of breaststroke, backstroke, and butterfly, technical form analysis, and dry land strength training which will give you the skill set to swim faster, stronger, and with any Masters swim team in the country - and keep up. 

And how will this transfer to triathlon?

Every workout will activate your core swimming muscles, increase your feel for the water, and make your freestyle faster and more efficient. Through stroke work and technique, you will work underutilized muscle groups that will more efficiently allow your body to transfer power on the bike and the run. Working starts and turns will translate directly to your prowess in open water. Working your breaststroke is arguably the best low impact workout to improve your run speed. Working breaststroke and butterfly will improve your body's ability to transfer power to your crank. Working your backstroke will balance the torso muscle development and will give you a new perspective of form weakness in your freestyle. 

By the end of the five-week course, participants will be able to: 

  • Flip turn
  • Block start
  • Open turns
  • Breaststroke
  • Backstroke
  • Butterfly
By class #4, each participants will be able to successfully and legally swim a 100 IM, showing that they're able to effectively start, perform each stroke, and each turn off the wall.

  • Class 1: Wall starts, Flip turns
  • Class 2: Breast Stroke, Block starts, Open turns
  • Class 3: Butterfly
  • Class 4: Backstroke, Freestyle analysis, Putting it all together
  • Class 5 (Well-Fit endless pool): All four strokes, Form analysis video 
**This course is designed for swimmers who feel proficient in freestyle, but would like to learn the amazing things that Olympic swimmers do in the water

 

Location UIC PEB small pool, W. Roosevelt Rd. Chicago, IL
Cost Well-Fit Members: $175
CTC/CARA Members: $225
Non-Members: $250

 Date/Time January 3, 2017 - January 31, 2017 Register

 

** Class cost will be refunded 50% if canceled no later than 2 weeks prior to the start date. After 2 weeks there will be NO REFUNDS. Injuries will be dealt with on a case to case basis. Any coupons or other discounts must be taken at time of purchase only.**