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Swimming

Swimming CCA is one that provides ample opportunities for pupils to learn the fundamental skills of swimming in a fun and engaging way. Professional and experienced coaches are employed to teach the pupils.

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Aim :
To teach swimming proficiency and water survival skills to children to minimize drowning incidences in a fun manner.

 Essential skills to be taught :

☺       Breathing technique

☺       Floating technique

☺       Breast Stroke

☺       Back Stroke

 

Core Values :

Team Spirit

Swimmers will learn to swim as a team

Graciousness

Swimmers will learn to how to take turns and cheer for each other graciously during a friendly race

Perseverance

Swimmers will have to persevere when learning the different skills

Self-discipline

Swimmers will be self-disciplined to come for lesson and to improve on their individual skills

 

Teachers in charge :
Miss Susanna Lim, Mr Asyraf

Commitment Level : Swimming lessons will be once a week on Monday. Each session last 2 hours.

Training Frequency (Day and Time) :

Day

Time

Monday

2.30pm - 4.30pm

 

 

 

 

Cost :

Approximately $200 for 20 lessons (make payable by cash/cheque/edusave)

 Progression

SwimSafer Stage 1

SwimSafer Stage 2:

SwimSafer Stage 3:

SwimSafer Bronze:

SwimSafer Silver:

SwimSafer Gold:

 An Introduction to Water Skills

Fundamental Water Skills

Personal Water Survival and Stroke Developmental Skills

Personal Water Survival and Stroke Improvement Skills

Intermediate Personal Water Survival and Stroke Refinement Skills

Advanced Personal Water Survival and Swimming Skills Proficiency

 

SwimSafer Stage 1: An Introduction to Water Skills
The objective is to develop confidence and independence in the water, learn general and deep-end water safety. Techniques taught include the forward and backward movement, safe entry and exit and personal water safety.

 

SwimSafer Stage 2: Fundamental Water Skills
General skill development including unassisted step entry into water, sculling, feet first surface dives, personal water safety skills as well as water safety in aquatic environments. Goal is to achieve 25 metres of continuous swimming.

SwimSafer Stage 3: Personal Water Survival and Stroke Developmental Skills
Principles of personal survival as well as basic rescue skills are taught. Skills include sculling, underwater skills and the use of personal flotation device. Goal is to achieve 50m of continuous swimming.

SwimSafer Bronze: Personal Water Survival and Stroke Improvement Skills
Development of child’s stroke techniques is a focus here, along with coordinated breathing in deep water while swimming 100 metres. Principles of water craft safety will be introduced as well as continual work on rescue and personal survival skills.

SwimSafer Silver: Intermediate Personal Water Survival and Stroke Refinement Skills
Fundamentals of diving will be introduced. Development of rescue skills and personal survival knowledge will also continue at more advanced levels. Children will be required to demonstrate efficient stroke techniques to complete stage 5.

 

SwimSafer Gold: Advanced Personal Water Survival and Swimming Skills Proficiency
Children will be required to perform strokes with greater ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over 400 metres. Rescue skills and water safety knowledge will focus on lifesaving readiness. Standing dive and personal safety skills will continue to be taught.