About Stanford Path

The course starts with basic techniques to strengthen the swim learning foundation while building up the student’s confidence.

Stage 1 Swim Foundation


Build foundation, gain confidence and get ready for advanced level
Techniques: Submerging, floating, freestyle kicks with breathing coordination

Stage 2 Freestyle & Backstroke


Freestyle provides the greatest speed among the four styles and the movements are relatively easy to develop. Therefore, it is suitable for beginners to start off and to gain self-confidence for further advancement. Backstroke requires swimming on the back. This has the advantage of easy breathing as the swimmer is facing upwards. It helps to master the back floating body position, which is a basic survival technique.
Techniques: Freestyle arms and breathing coordination. Backstroke kicks with streamlined body position, arms and swim coordination

Stage 3 Breaststroke


Breaststroke mimics the frog’s swimming movements and is the most popular swimming style. The swimmer is looking forward and is able to observe the surrounding environment.Breaststroke kicks, arms and breathing coordination treading water and shallow dive.

Stage 4 Stroke Development & Butterfly


Butterfly stroke evolves from the swimming technique of Breaststroke. Its movement
mimics the dolphin kick. This is known to be the most gorgeous style among the four.
Techniques: Competitive technique of Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke, Butterfly kicks, arms and breathing coordination.

Stage 5 Pre-Squad


Basic training to enhance competition skills and stamina
Techniques: 4-stroke strengthening, start and turn, endurance and speed

Stage 6 Junior Squad


Advanced systematic training aiming at distance and speed enhancement
Techniques: Further strengthen 4-stroke skills and set goals for each member

《史丹福游泳學校泳班及泳隊訓練安排》

因應最近新型冠狀病毒疫情,本校決定將所有游泳班及泳隊訓練暫停 至另行通知

本校繼續關注最新情況,並於網頁公佈。敬請留意。

<Arrangement of Stanford swimming class and swimming team training>

In view of the latest situation of epidemic, we announced that all swimming classes and swimming team training will be suspended until further notice.

For further swimming class and swimming team arrangement, we will update on our website.