The competitive sport of swimming requires dedication and consistent training no matter the level of competition. And preparing for the swim team season is an important part of an adolescent’s success as a competitive swimmer. So how can your child best prepare for their swim team season? Below are just a few things to consider when getting ready for the upcoming swim season.

Stroke Development

Stroke development is key in competitive swimming. By learning, and perfecting, a variety of strokes, you’re showing your versatility, which will help out in a team setting. At Texas Swim Academy, we offer a stroke development program designed to work with individuals to build their skills. The repetitive practice allows students to learn each stroke proficiently, ultimately improving their technique and consistency. 

Practice As Much As Possible

Owning a pool for many is a luxury, and being able to practice at home may not be possible for some. Getting your time in the water is an important part of preparing for the competitive swim season. Our stroke development program at Texas Swim Academy allows for more time in the water, giving students the opportunity to continue to work on their skill prior to and during competition season while maximizing their time in the water. 

Swim Regularly

Not only does swimming regularly allow students to practice their skills and technique, but it also continues to build their endurance, an integral part of being able to keep up in different events. Being a part of the swim team requires stamina, and the only way to build that is continued practice. When adding a stroke development class to your competitive swimmer’s regular routine, they are creating an opportunity for consistency, which is ultimately what makes great swimmers even better.

Join Our Classes Today

Just like any sport, consistent engagement is key. Contact us today to learn more about our stroke development program and how it can help your swimmer improve their skill throughout this competition season and beyond. 


Texas Swim Academy is a state-of-the-art swimming facility offering water safety, survival swim, and kids swimming lessons in Katy, Texas. Owners Kathleen and Bruce McMordie, alongside our certified staff, help parents introduce children to water at an early age through the Infant Survival Swim Program , teaching life-saving techniques and basic swimming skills.

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