Masters Swimming Foundations

In May, we’re combining the information from both our Freestyle Fundamentals and Masters Foundations clinics into one stellar four-week learning experience!  Topics will include:

  • Improving your breathing, body position, and kicking in the Freestyle stroke

  • Learning and practicing drills and skills to support proper swimming technique

  • Introducing other swimming strokes to become a more knowledgeable and balanced swimmer

  • Practicing technique to improve your efficiency in the water for open water, recreational swimming, or masters swim classes

  • Discussion of training objectives to build endurance and speed in your training

Upcoming Summer Workshop Dates:

8 classes for 1 hour (5:30-6:30pm)

$200.00 for the session

Monday / Tuesday / Thursday


13th, 15th, 19th, 20th 22nd, 26th, 27th, 29th


10th, 11th, 13th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 24th, 25th


July 31st, Aug 1st, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 10th, 14th, 15th

Cost: $200 for the 8 class workshop

Location: Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy, 5513 Southwest Parkway, 78735

Equipment: Athletes must have fitted fins and kickboard. We recommend Swim Freak Swim Store if you live South or Central Austin (Brodie Oaks, 4032 S Lamar Blvd #500, Austin, TX 78704) or

To Register: Click HERE or please send email to for registration assistance.


In the series, you’ll work with a USA Swimming Certified Coach and learn the basics of group swimming including:

  1. What is basic swim etiquette in a group setting? Within a lane?

  2. How do I circle swim properly? 

  3. How do I swim in a lane with people who are faster/slower than I am?

  4. What is a “set” or “send-off” and all the other swimming lingo/abbreviations used?

  5. How do I know what to do or how fast to go?

  6. Do I have to use a pace clock?  What are the benefits of using a pace clock?

  7. Do I have to do the other strokes?  Why?

  8. What if I have an injury or other condition that may impact my workout? 

  9. How can I adjust a workout to suit my current level? 

 The format of the class is workout and teaching based. You will be in a small group of Masters Foundations swimmers and the coach will lead the workout like a Masters Swim class. Expect to swim between 1,000-2,000 yards as the workouts progress each week.