Technique

By the end of this program, swimmers will be competent in all four competitive strokes.

In these levels, swimmers further develop their freestyle and backstroke technique as well as being introduced to breaststroke and butterfly.

By the end of this program, swimmers will be competent in all four competitive strokes.

group swimming lesson
child learning to swim

T1 – Breaststroke

Class size:  5 swimmers

Class duration: 30 minutes

Age group: Skill based

T1 focuses on learning the whole stroke of breaststroke with correct timing.Swimmers also begin to swim further developing endurance in backstroke and freestyle.

Skills covered;

  • Safe entry and exit to the pool
  • Introduction to survival backstroke
  • Introduction to breaststroke kick, with timing
  • Introduction to breaststroke with correct breathing and timing
  • Revision and refinement of freestyle
  • Revision and refinement of backstroke

T1 – Breathing is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

backstoke

T2 – Distance

Class size:  5 swimmers

Class duration: 30 minutes

Age group: Skill based

Swimmers continue to refine and develop freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke while maintaining technique over longer distances.

Skills covered;

  • Freestyle stroke efficiency and proficiency
  • Backstroke stroke efficiency and proficiency
  • Breaststroke stroke efficiency and proficiency
  • Introduction of tumble turns
  • Standing dives

T2 – Distance is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

butterfly stroke

T3 – Butterfly

Class size:  7 swimmers

Class duration: 45 minutes

Age group: Skill based

T3 is the last level of the learn to swim program. This level focusses on the introduction and proficiency of the fourth and final competitive stroke, butterfly. Swimmers will continue to refine and develop their speed in freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke as well as learning various race skills such as starts, tumble turns and finishes. 

Skills covered;

  • Introduction to butterfly, with correct stroke timing
  • Refinement and advancement of freestyle
  • Refinement and advancement of breaststroke
  • Refinement and advancement of backstroke
  • Race preparation

T3 – Butterfly is offered at WestSwim Chisholm, Churchlands and Lakelands.

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