Ready … set … dive

Mokihana Swim Fest camp begins Monday

by The Garden Island

The 2007 Swim Fest held by Mokihana Aquatics starts Monday, and runs through the end of the month.

The Swim Fest is a legendary swim program that welcomes swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages.

A swim camp, a learn-to-swim program and beginner/non-swimmer lessons are all part of the 2007 Swim Fest.

The two-week swim camp is an introduction to competitive swimming.

Learn to master all strokes, with an introduction to swim turn and starts.

A guest appearance by Victor Wells, University of Hawai‘i men’s swim coach, is planned. Wells is currently the coach of former Mokihana Aquatics swimmer Keenan Anaya. Wells will critique swimmers through video analysis and stroke techniques sessions.

Swimmers will learn from the top competitive collegiate coach in the state.

The learn-to-swim program is open to all swimmers from beginner, to intermediate and advanced.

This two-week course starts the beginners with an introduction to the five major swim strokes.

The intermediate program progresses to the five advanced strokes.

Advanced swimmers perfect all strokes and gain swimming endurance.

All instructors are certified aquatic managers and are USA swim-certified.

Swimming is a safe and healthy sport that exercises all major muscle groups.

Learning to swim is a life skill. The swim fest is a program of Mokihana Aquatics. Mokihana Aquatics is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of ocean and pool water safety training for children and adults.

The swim program registration starts immediately. Call 821-0587 to register.


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