SwimWay | Stage 01 - SwimWay Swimming School
The Swimway children’s award system is built with a 10 level structure. With roots in the ASA and STA awards systems, we have further developed the programme into our own unique approach to work more consistently with our teaching methodology
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Stage 1

Skills to Develop:

  • Buoyancy – flotation front and back
  • Regain upright position from front and back
  • Blowing bubbles mouth & nose
  • Breath control
  • Kicking front/back – hands on, controlled with assistance
  • Submerge eyes open/closed
  • Jumping in from the side
  • Pick up objects from bottom
  • Water safety tips
  • Water confidence – walking, hopping, jumping
  • Submerge completely & blow bubbles under the water

Pass Criteria/Badges:

  1. Bubble Award 2 (Submerge completely & blow bubbles under the water)
  2. Flotation 5 seconds front
  3. Flotation 5 seconds back