Skill 1 - Streamline kicking
Step 1: Arms position
Your child can put their hand on top of each other, behind the head.
Step 2: Kick drills
Your child can perform nice floppy kick with shoulder, board support and finally independently.Goal: The child can achieve streamline or torpedo kick.
Skill 2 - Catchup Arms
Step 1: Standing practice
Your child's hand can scoop the water out, with thumb touches the leg, and hand back to the front
Step 2: Shoulder practice
Your child can perform step 1 with shoulder support while putting head in the water.
Step 3: Kickboard practice
Your child can progress with catchup arm using kickboard looking down in the water all time.
Step 4: Independence catchup arm
Your child can comfortably perform catchup arms and kicking with little help from teacher.Goal: The child can perform beginner arm for freestyle.
Skill 3 - Back kicking
Step 1: Standing practice
Your child is able to keep body still while arm move back and forth in paddling motion
Step 2: Back support
Your child can push off the wall with head looking backward with help from teacher.
Step 3: Elbow support
Your child have to do more to maintain the position with only elbow support from teacher.
Step 4: Independence back kick
Your child can independently back kick for extended distance.Goal: The child can back kick independently with head looking backward.
Skill 4 - Freestlye breathing
Step 1: Bubble and Breathing arm
Your child practice breathing on standing with bubble arm holding poolside.
Step 2: 6 kicks, roll and breathe
Your child practice with shoulder & board support, and finally independently.Goal: The child can freestyle arm on kicking, while rolling to the side to breathe.
Skill 5 - Backstroke
Step 1: Static single arm backstroke
Your child practice against the wall, with hand lifting and pushing down to the side, with the count of 6 seconds in between each arm.
Step 2: Single arm backstroke
Your child can push off the wall, with head looking backward, 6 kicks, arms up and push to the side.
Step 3: Static olympic backstroke
Your child practice alternating the arm movements at the same time.
Step 4: Olympic backstroke
Your child practice with teacher holding the elbow, changing arms after 6 counts.Goal: The child can independently perform backstroke with head looking backward for extended distance.
Skill 6: Freestyle
Step 1: Catchup freestyle with breathing
Your child practice catchup arm, roll to breathe for approximately 15 meters.
Step 2: Olympic freestyle
Your child practice freestyle with arm moving at the same time.
Step 3: Flipper and bi-lateral breathing
Your child practice with flipper making it fun.Goal: The child can independently perform freestyle for extended distance.