SwimWay | Phase 05 - SwimWay Swimming School
The SwimWay Parent & Baby programme has been developed through many years of consistent experience and learning from all over the world.
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Independent Swimming

Skills to Develop:

  • Back floating (independently)
  • Straight leg kick on front (without adult assistance)
  • Front floating – Star fish (with full breath control)
  • Holding a float and kicking
  • Rotations/flips (front to back and back to front with adult assistance – full breath control)
  • Pulling arm movements
  • Kicking and lifting head for breath independently

Pass Criteria:

  1. Jump in and return to wall to hold on (minimal assistance)
  2. Full breath control (blowing bubbles with mouth and nose)
  3. 1m swim from side to adult
  4. Breaststroke or paddle arm action