Skills to be taught in Advanced Beginner Swim Lessons include:

  • Front streamline off wall
  • Productive flutter kick on front and back
  • Coordinated front crawl by coordination of alternating arms and flutter kick
  • Coordinating arm stroke for front crawl with breathing to side (for 15 yards)
  • Back glide off wall and coordinated backstroke (coordination of alternating arms and flutter kick)
  • Introduction of breaststroke
  • Deep water bobbing
  • Jump off side of pool into deep water and return to wall
  • Compact dive off side of pool and return to wall
  • Treading water
  • Introduction of elementary backstroke

 

Skills to be taught in Beginner Swim Lessons include:

  • Basic breath control (bubble blowing and bobbing)
  • Retrieving toys from pool bottom
  • Front and back float (first supported and then unsupported) (5 seconds)
  • Front and back glide off the wall
  • Sculling on back
  • Flutter kick on the wall and with a kickboard
  • Propelling oneself through the water on front and back by use of a flutter kick (assisted and independently)
  • Rolling from front to back and back to front and float on back for 10 seconds
  • Introduction to alternating arm action for front crawl and backstroke.
  • Introduction to rotary breathing (breathing to the side) in front crawl.
  • Introduction to combine stroke for front crawl and backstroke using flutter kick and alternating arms up to 15 yards