Learn To Swim

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Swimming Lessons Level 1 

Level one focuses on getting the swimmer comfortable in the water.

The swimmer will start the program using a floatation device for their comfort.

The following skills will be taught:

  How to enter and exit the water correctly and safely

  How to be an independent swimmer with a floatation device

  Put face into the water and blow bubbles

  Float on both back and front

  Front glide and back glide

  Roll from front to back

  How to jump into the water with assistance

  How to submerge and retrieve an object in chest deep water

  How to properly use and kick with a kickboard

We will gradually lessen the amount of floatation that is needed until the swimmer is not dependent on a floatation device

Swimming Lessons Level 2 

When the swimmer has mastered the Level 1 skills they will move to Level 2.

 Level 2 is for swimmers who can swim independently without a floatation device for support.

The following skills will be taught:

Basic freestyle stroke

  Backstroke

  Breaststroke

  How to tread water

  Sitting dive from the pool deck

  Kneeling dive from the pool deck

  Standing dive from the pool deck

  Jumping into the water from the start block

  Continue to build on breathing/face in the water

Swim Team Junior Group B

When the swimmer has mastered the Level 1 and 2 skills they will move onto Swim Team Junior Group B.

The following Technique will be taught:

  Freestyle stroke

  Backstroke

 Breaststroke

IButterfly stroke

  How to dive from the starting block

  Streamlining

  Flip turns

  Starts and finishes

  Endurance building

  Rules for competition

Learn To Swim Video

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