Teaching groups

Teaching is our swim programme for 6 year olds +

 There are five levels of Teaching:

  • Novice - beginner swimmers with the introduction of basic skills of water confidence and stroke techniques, in particular gross motor skills involved in basic kicking and pulling and the development of aquatic breathing.

  • Improver 1 - improving swimmers with progression through the basic skills of water confidence and stroke technique, in particular the gross motor skills involved in basic kicking and pulling movements in all 4 strokes and the development of aquatic breathing.

  • Improver 2 - improving swimmers while refining the movements and breathing involved in the 4 basic strokes, while building strength and co-ordination. Swimmers now have 2 legal strokes over 15m and a legal breaststroke kick.

  • Bronze - improving swimmer refining the movements and breathing involved in the 4 strokes, while building strength and co-ordination. Swimmers should have 3 legal strokes over 15m.

  • Silver - improving swimmer with 4 strokes, developing stamina in kick and increasing the range of aquatic skills. Consolidation of dive entries, legal starts and touch turns.

Each class has 8 - 9 swimmers to one teacher. Once the swimmer has completed Silver they will move into our Early Training group.