KIDS LEARN TO SWIM
Because swimming is a life skill, however, the most important reason is that swimming is the only sport that can save the life of your child. Swimming is a lot of fun for people of all ages and children who love to get into the water and enjoy themselves. Yet swimming is not just fun, it also offers health benefits that can help keep your kids safe and happy at the same time. Swimming keeps the heart and lungs of your child healthy, improves strength and flexibility, increases stamina and even improves posture and balance.
Another great thing about swimming is that children of any age or ability can participate and it is more accessible than almost any other sport for children with additional needs. Swimming creates challenges and benefits that help children become self-confident and believe in their abilities. Your child will have plenty of opportunities for friendship and trust.
Health, fun, and confidence are not the only reasons why your child should learn to swim. It also opens the door to a number of other opportunities by learning to swim. Sports like Kayaking, Canoeing, Diving, Surfing, Triathlon.
Swimming is a skill that is seldom forgotten once learned and open to people of all ages. Among people over 100, there are even swimming competitions, and some Masters swimmers are still swimming past this level.
SwimSafer Stage 1
Students will learn how to enter and exit the water safely and how to be safe in deep waters. General safety knowledge alongside learning how to move forward and backwards in the water is taught as well. Personal survival skills and the ability to properly enter and exit the pool will be covered here.
SwimSafer Stage 2
Additional skills on how to get into the water and how to perform a surface dive are covered. Sculling, personal safety skills and awareness of where one is in the water will be introduced as well. Students will learn to swim at least 25 metres.
SwimSafer Stage 3
This stage introduces rescue skills alongside water survival skills. Students will be taught enhanced underwater and sculling skills. Handling personal floatation devices will be taught too. During this stage, students will learn how to swim at least 50 metres continuously at this programme.
SwimSafer Stage Bronze
Students will learn how to handle stroke techniques and perform coordinated breathing in deep water. This also works with helping to get children to know how to be safe around water craft and how to work with intermediate water survival and rescue skills. The new goal at this point is to swim for a 100 metres continuously.
SwimSafer Stage Silver
This part of the process involves learning how to dive into the water and how to handle advanced rescue and survival skills. A vital part of this process involves allowing the child to learn how to handle swimming strokes so that the child can get to the last stage.
SwimSafer Stage Gold
This is the last stage. Students will learn to perform proper swimming strokes in order to swim for 400 metres continuously. Students will learn how to stay afloat with ease for a longer period of time as well. Also, advanced lifesaving rescue, standing dive and safety skills will be continue be taught.
What you will need for the session:
Sessions available Monday-Friday, 7am to 4pm. Bookings essential.
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