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 066 7126442

Level 1

TOTAL BEGINNERS/NEW START (5 YEARS +)

DEPTH OF WATER
0.7m – 0.9m Learner Pool

AIM
To Encourage, Safety, Enjoyment and Greater Enjoyment Through The Fundamentals Of Swimming

SYLLABUS OF LEARNING

  • Health and Hygiene – Setting the Scene
  • Pool rules, toilet, shower, swim hats, changing rooms
  • Eating before swimming, verruca, ear infection/open wounds, infectious diseases
  • Pool profile, safe entry and exit, use of buoyancy aids, water confidence
  • Entry, walking, running, splashing, jumping, stars, blowing bubbles, picking objects of bottom of pool
  • Introduction to deeper water, regaining standing position front and back, push and glide, stroke development, legs and arms.

LEVEL 1 COMPETENCY AWARD BASED UPON ABILITY OF PUPIL TO:

  • Demonstrate safe entry.
  • Submerge eyes and nose in water while blowing bubbles for 5 seconds.
  • Kick on front with floating aid with face in the water for 5 metres.
  • Kick on back with floating aid for 5 metres.
  • Float on front and back unassisted (star shape).
  • Push and glide on front into wall.
  • Demonstrate confidence jumping into water.
  • Pick sinking ring from pool bottom.

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