Foundation Swimming Skills Course


Foundation Swimming Skills course is an interactive, theory and practical application based course in an environment that
encourages participation and mastering of skills. Video clips and practical sessions are used to aid understanding of the
material learnt and application of the skills to become an effective teacher of swimming and water safety.

The course content is presented in modules. Each module covers a specific area of swim teaching and management skills
thereby enhancing the skills of teachers of swimming to be more effective, innovative and decisive.

Topics covered but not limited to:

Communication skills and strategies to overcome communication barriersDown time and strategies to keep kids moving
Learning and effective learning environmentHow to manage different types of Swimmers and strategies
PerceptionHow to manage different types of Parents and strategies
Observation skillsTeaching the basics well
Class management and formationsThe importance of floating, sculling, rotation
Teaching Strategies and methodsProgressions of LTS
Positioning of teacherIdeas and Teaching points
HoldsWater safety

An understanding and application of the course content is assessed during the course through a series of worksheets and
practical sessions to establish competency. Upon completion of the course and competency being establish the
participant will be issued with a certificate of qualification.

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Course Dates

Please feel free to contact Sharon Burger for further assistance:
Mobile: 027 4 794 633
P O Box 301 447, Albany, North Shore City, 0752