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Category Archives: Swim Programs

6 Tips For Building Endurance For Swimming

Building Endurance for Swimming - Get Started With Swimming Lessons For Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

Building Endurance for Swimming – Get Started With Swimming Lessons For Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA It’s no secret that swimming is a great exercise and that it’s a total body workout. It’s also very accessible, relatively inexpensive, and the type of training you can take anywhere. If you are […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Steve Wallen Swim School Is Worth the Money

Top 5 Reasons Why Steve Wallen Swim School Is Worth the Money

Top 5 Reasons Why Steve Wallen Swim School Is Worth the Money #1. Water Safety Since 1987, our key goal is to prevent drownings by providing water safety and swimming instruction. Learning to swim is fun, great exercise, and is key to preventing the unimaginable tragedy of an accidental drowning. Our comprehensive curriculum includes water […]

How To Avoid Water Up the Nose

How to Avoid Getting Water Up Your Nose - Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

How to Avoid Getting Pool Water Up Your Nose – Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA I learned to swim at a very early age in lakes and streams, and enjoyed many water sports while growing up. It wasn’t until my early twenties that I began working toward a career in […]

Common Errors in Flutter Kicks & Whip Kicks

Common Errors in Flutter Kick and Whip Kick - Swimming Tips From Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

Common Errors in Flutter Kick and Whip Kick – Swimming Tips From Steve Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA While much of our propulsion during freestyle and breaststroke comes from our powerful arm actions, the legs play a critical role in maintaining constant thrust, stabilization, and a streamlined body position in […]

Top 3 Reasons For a 30 Min Swim Lesson

Top 3 Reasons Why a 30-Minute Swimming Lesson is Ideal For Learning How To Swim in El Dorado Hills and Roseville, CA

Top 3 Reasons Why a 30-Minute Swimming Lesson is Ideal For Learning How To Swim in El Dorado Hills and Roseville, CA Around the world, many swimming pools that teach water safety and swimming lessons rely on a 30 minute class for children. Many adult classes are also 30 minutes long. This time block is […]

Growth Spurts While Learning to Swim

Growth Spurts While Learning to Swim - Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA

Growth Spurts While Learning to Swim – Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA Watching your child learn to swim can be emotional for many reasons. You may be nervous about them being in the water, or anxious about being away from you. You will definitely be excited that they are learning […]

Improving Your Butterfly Stroke (Pt. 4)

Improving Your Butterfly: Part 4 of a 4-Part Stroke Improvement Series By Wallen Swim Schools in Roseville & El Dorado Hills

Improving Your Butterfly: Part 4 of a 4-Part Stroke Improvement Series By Wallen Swim Schools in Roseville & El Dorado Hills If your goal is to improve your butterfly technique, here are some tips to take your swim to the next level. The butterfly stroke is arguably the most impressive stroke to watch, with the […]

Boating Safety Tips

Boating Safety Tips - Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California

Boating Safety Tips – Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, California With summer now in full bloom, its time for many to head out onto the waterways. Whether your boating fun takes place on a river, lake, or the deep blue sea, taking the time for proper safety ensures a successful outing […]

Improving Your Breaststroke: Part 3

Improving Your Breaststroke: Part Three of a Four-Part Stroke Improvement Series

Improving Your Breaststroke: Part Three of a Four-Part Stroke Improvement Series If your goal is to improve your breaststroke technique, here are some tips to take your swim to the next level. Many swimmers love doing breaststroke because it does not involve the use of body rotation, and the breathing pattern is less challenging than […]

The Swim: Training for a Triathlon

The Swim: Training for a Triathlon

The Swim: Training for a Triathlon – Wallen Swim School in Roseville and El Dorado Hills, CA It was fall, and I was turning 40 the following February. I like to set different goals for myself, and usually ones that have some sort of base in my personal wellness. I have been physically active my […]