Mudsharks Swim Team: Mini Muddies Session 1

The Mudsharks is a swim team program for children who want to improve their swimming skills.


What will I learn in this class?
As the first level of the Mudsharks' Swim Team, Mini Muddies teaches students the very basics of team-based swimming. While focusing on technique and good swimming habits, participants learn how to use cycles, sets and a number of valuable drills.

What are the benefits of this class?
Participants learn the basics of competitive swimming through fun, upbeat practices. Swimmers will become proficient in four strokes while developing good sportsmanship through friendly competition.

Who will teach this class?
Head Coach Simon Hadlow is an Australian level-one-certified instructor with more than two decades of experience at the competitive level. Coach Hadlow leads a team of highly experienced assistant coaches who motivate and educate swimmers throughout the course.

Assistant coaches: Farid Stas, Benny Edriansyah, Marcin Nowakowski

Mini Muddies
Swimmers must be over 5 years old and be able to swim 25m freestyle with lateral breathing, 25m backstroke, 25m breaststroke with a well-formed frog kick and some butterfly. All Mini Muddies are part of the Mudsharks Swim Team and are encouraged to participate in Tokyo American Club swim meets and events.

Schedule
Mon & Wed | 4:45–5:30pm | Maximum 12 participants
Tue & Thu | 4:45–5:30pm | Maximum 12 participants

Session 1: Jan 7–Mar 21 | ¥35,020 | registration starts Dec 4
Session 2: Mar 25–Jun 6 | ¥35,020 | registration starts Mar 5
Session 3: Aug 19–Oct 10 | ¥25,950 | registration starts Aug 6
Session 4: Oct 15–Dec 12 | ¥28,970 | registration starts Sep 24

*No lessons on national holidays. Program fees will be prorated.

Mudsharks Swim Team Tryouts
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to organize a try-out time.
The program is multi-leveled and tailored to the individual needs of each and every swimmer. New swimmers to the Mudsharks must go through a tryout held during the practice time and day of the group the swimmer wishes to join. Previously recorded meet times may be used to determine appropriate levels.

Program Requirements
• Swimmers must wear goggles.
• Female swimmers must wear swim caps (optional for male swimmers).
• All swimmers are required to wear Mudsharks team swimsuits and swim caps (for sale at the Pool Office) during practices and at swim meets.
• Mudsharks swim kit: swimsuit, swim cap and T-shirt.
• Participants are required to attend a minimum number of sessions to remain in good standing.
• Participants must follow instructions and conduct themselves responsibly at all times, both at the Club and while taking part in off-site events.
• Participants training with the Mudsharks should compete at swim meets for the Mudsharks.
• Failure to abide by these standards may result in removal from the program; registration fees will not be refunded in such cases.