Stroke improvement course at Richmond

Tuesday 09 March 2021 - Tuesday 06 April 2021

Need to polish up on your butterfly? Perfect that backstroke? Well lucky you because our next Stroke Improvement course begins at Richmond Recreation Centre on Tuesday 9 March. 

These courses give you the chance to level up on your swimming with personalised support from our amazing and super passionate SwimFIT coaches. Honestly, swimmers, why wouldn’t you?!

Register online for our 5 week stroke improvement course at Richmond and 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 5 week course will run from Tuesday 9 March to Tuesday 6 April 2021.

Sessions will run every Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm. 

How much does the course cost?

  • Members: $128
  • Non-Members: $142

How do I book?

Course outline

The course will develop all four of your strokes with focuses on the following topics and more!

  • Lane etiquette
  • Kicking technique
  • Body positioning and balance
  • Review kick and body positioning
  • Breathing technique
  • Correct movement of the head while breathing
  • Timing breaths with your stroke
  • Stroke rhythm: entry, catch and sweep
  • Gaining longer, stronger strokes
  • Correct positioning of arms and hands
  • Stroke rhythm: entering and exiting the water
  • Rotating to increase stroke length and minimise resistance

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 Collingwood Leisure Centre on Wednesday nights

How do I find out more information?

For more information please call us on 9205 5522 or send us an email at yarraleisure@yarracity.vic.gov.au.

Location & Contacts

General Enquiries

Richmond Recreation Centre

Date and time:
6pm - 7pm
Tuesday 09 March 2021 - Tuesday 06 April 2021


Address:
11-15 Gleadell St, Richmond VIC 3121