Confidence

Independent swimming lessons for little swimmers 3 years and over.

Independent Swimming Lessons for little swimmers 3 years and over focussing on water familiarisation and the development confidence.

Swimmers are introduced to basic swimming technique and water safety skills forming the foundations for stroke development.

small child in pool
small child

C1 – Body Position

Class size:  3 swimmers

Class duration: 30 minutes

Age group: 3+ (skill based)

C1 focuses on water familiarisation, water familiarisation, buoyancy and body position in both vertical and horizontal planes.

Skills covered include;

  • Safe entry and exit to the pool
  • Submersion with breath control
  • Stable and balanced front float
  • Stable and balanced back float
  • Water safety skills

C1 – Body Position is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

child swimming with paddle board

C2 – Developing Kicking

Class size:  3 swimmers

Class duration: 30 minutes

Age group: Skill based

C2 introduces and develops freestyle and backstroke kick whilst reinforcing balance and stability in a horizontal position.

Skills covered include;

  • Safe entry and exit
  • Torpedoes and propulsive kicking action
  • Back kick with propulsive kicking action
  • Water safety skills

C2 Developing Kicking is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

swimming freestyle

C3 – Building Arms

Class size:  4 swimmers

Class duration: 30 minutes

Age group: Skill based

Swimmers will learn to introduce freestyle and backstroke arm actions and coordinate with the propulsive kick which was developed in C2.

Skills covered include;

  • Further development of propulsive torpedo kicking action
  • Introduction to freestyle arms
  • Further development of back kicking action
  • Introduction of backstroke arms
  • Introduction to diving skills
  • Water safety skills

C3 – Building Arms is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

small child swimming

C4 – Timing

Class size:  4 swimmers

Class duration: 30 minutes

Age group: Skill based

C4 builds the foundations of freestyle and backstroke by introducing correct stroke timing and a coordinated breathing pattern.

Skills covered include;

  • Development of freestyle arm and coordinated kicking action
  • Introduction to freestyle timing and breathing pattern
  • Development of backstroke arm and coordinated kicking action
  • Introduction to coordinated backstroke timing
  • Introduction to sitting dives
  • Water safety skills

C4 – Timing is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

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