Learn to Swim  - Improver +

For children who have achieved Stage 3 Or Able to travel 10M on front and back unaided with a basic technique. Confident to jump in and happy to submerge.

Below is what we are looking for in our swimmers at this stage: -

Stage 4

Develop the understanding of buoyancy through a range of skills, refine kicking technique for all strokes, and swimming 10 metres to a given standard as directed by the ASA.

By the end of this stage participants will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of buoyancy
2. Perform a tuck (mushroom) float for 5 seconds
3. Perform a sequence of changing shapes (minimum of 3) whilst floating at the surface
4. Push and glide from the wall to the pool floor
5. Kick 10 metres Backstroke (one item of equipment optional)
6. Kick 10 metres Front crawl (one item of equipment optional)
7. Kick 10 metres Butterfly on the front or on the back
8. Kick 10 metres Breaststroke on the back (equipment optional)
9. Kick 10 metres Breaststroke on the front (equipment optional)
10. Perform on the back a head first sculling action for 5 metres in a horizontal position
11. Travel on back and roll in one continuous movement on to front
12. Travel on front and roll in one continuous movement on to back
13. Swim 10 metres, choice of stroke is optional

Improver