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KPEI-280B-58009 - Off-Season Swimming Training - Sean Kakumu

Course:Off-Season Swimming Training
Professor:Sean Kakumu
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


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This course is meant for those of you who are going to participate with the 2022 Spring College of the Canyons Swim & Dive Team or those of you who wish to practice at a collegiate level.

Please be advised that this is not a learn-to-swim class or a beginner class. We are practicing at an elite level. Before signing up for the class or if you have not been recruited into the team, you should contact the coach to see if this class is appropriate for you.

Course Description

We are going to meet in person, at the pool. It is a 16 week class that will prepare swimmers for spring competition.

What to Expect in this Course

We will refine strokes, increase anaerobic capacity, endurance, speed, and the latest sports information and science to make competitive swimmers in the Western State Conference and California Community College Athletic Association.

Extensive use of dryland.

Types of Assessments

Periodical test sets and intrasquad meets. Possible off-season swim meets.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Gear Bag


Swim Cap

Kick Board


Short Fins


Running Shoes

Athletic Clothing

Water Bottle


Additional Resources


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Last updated: 08/05/2021 Sub#: 462