STROKE SCHOOL

& GROUP LESSONS

AT BLAIRWOOD

• TECHNIQUE-ORIENTED

• BEGINNER/LEARN-TO-SWIM

• INTERMEDIATE

• HIGH PERFORMANCE 

NEXT SESSION STARTS SEPTEMBER 2021 - Registration will be available in August.

SWIM AMERICA IS THE NATION'S LEADING TECHNIQUE-ORIENTED SWIM SCHOOL AND LOUISVILLE'S #1 SWIM SCHOOL

 Our mission is to teach swimmers of all ages and levels the proper technique to enhance efficiency, endurance, speed, fun and lifelong success in swimming. Each level has a well-defined skill. When a swimmer masters that specific skill, he or she is ready to move on to the next level.

BLAIRWOOD SWIM AMERICA COACHES

All Blairwood Coaches are certified by the American Swim Coaches Association.

JIM LUEBBE - Aquatics Director, 2019 National HS Coach of the Year, 8x HS State Champ Coach, PanAm Masters Champion, Sacred Heart Academy Hall of Fame

TITO SOLANO - Fina Masters World Champion

JUAN LOPEZ - NCAA Big East Conference Champion

EMILY KRING - LSA D1 Champ Coach

MHYRIA MILLER - NCAA Finalist

CLAY WILLIAMS - LSA D1 Champ Coach

MIRKO CHAVEZ - Bolivian National Team, Triton USA Coach

MERRI SCHMITT - NCAA D1 Swimmer

KAELYN BURRIS - ASCA Level 2 Coach

GROUP LESSONS - LEVEL 1

Bubbles & Floats - 30 minutes

Prerequisite: Swimmer must be able to get in the water assisted by coach without parent.

 

Requirements:

Goals: 5 relaxed bobs, 3-second bubbles, 5-second float, 10-second back float

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration will be available in August.

LEVEL 1

Bubbles & Floats

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

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GROUP LESSONS - LEVEL 2

Glides & Kicks - 30 minutes

Prerequisite: 5 bobs, front & back float

 

Requirements:

Goals: Front/back glide on streamline & roll, 1 length front kick with kick board, 1 length back kick hugging kick board

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration will be available in August.

LEVEL 2

Glides & Kicks

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

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GROUP LESSONS - LEVEL 3

Crawl Stroke- 30 minutes

Prerequisite: front glide & roll, back glide & roll, 1 length front kick, 1 length back kick

Goals: 1 lap side kick, 1 lap 3 arms stroke & roll, kick/arms/bubbles at the same time

 

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration will be available in August.

LEVEL 3

Crawl Stroke

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:00am-10:30am

Saturday 10:30am-11:00am

Saturday 11:00am-11:30am

Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm-12:30pm

Saturday 12:30pm-1:00pm

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GROUP LESSONS - LEVELS 4-5

Freestyle

Prerequisites: 1 length side kick, 1 length 3 arm strokes & roll, arms + kick + breathing at same time. Goals: 1 lap freestyle swim, breathing every 3 arms, under 1 minute

 

Backstroke

Prerequisites: 1 length freestyle swim under 1 minute

Goals: 1 lap backstroke swim, not stopping, under 1 minute

 

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration will be available in August.

LEVELS 4-5

Freestyle & Backstroke

Saturday 9:00am-9:30am

Saturday 9:30am-10:00am

Saturday 10:30am-11:00am

Saturday 11:30am-12:00pm

Saturday 12:30pm-1:00pm

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INTERMEDIATE STROKE SCHOOL - LEVELS 6-7

Intermediate Stroke School - 60 minutes

Prerequisites: 1 length freestyle, 1 length backstroke

Goals: 1 length breaststroke swim, not stopping, under 1 minute

 

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration will be available in August.

LEVELS 6-7

Intermediate

Saturday 10:00am-11:00am

Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm

Sunday 2:00pm-3:00pm

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HIGH PERFORMANCE STROKE SCHOOL - LEVELS 8-10

High Performance Stroke School - 60 minutes

Prerequisites: 1 length of all 4 strokes legally with proficiency and speed

Goals: legal Freestyle & Backstroke with flip turns, legal Breaststroke & Butterfly with turns, Legal 100 IM with open turns, swim all 4 strokes with time standards, pace clock recognition, interval training

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration will be available in August.

LEVELS 8, 9 & 10

High Performance

Saturday 12:00pm-1:00pm

Sunday 3:00pm-4:00pm

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