Learn to Swim Levels

 
Achievement Goals (Competencies) for the Differerent Levels of Instruction
 
Participants must complete all the achievement goals to progress to the next level on the pathway.
 
Level One:
 
  • Enters and Exits the pool safely
  • Splashes Face
  • Confident in the pool
  • Can put head under water
  • Blow bubbles
  • Makes a starfish on their back
  • Makes a starfish on their front
  • Introduction to kicking at bar
 
Level Two:
 
  • From sitting 1/4 turn pool entry
  • Floats on back and regains feet
  • Floats on front and regains feet
  • Floats unaided
  • Introduction to arm action
  • Kicks away from the bar and returns
  • Makes a starfish unaided
 
Level Three:
 
  • Glides, kicks and blows bubbles
  • Intro arm action on front
  • Intro arm action on back
  • Intro to streamline kick on front
  • Intro to streamline kick on back
 
Level Four:
 
  • Maintain correct body position on the front
  • Maintain correct body position on the back
  • Freestype breathing with board
  • Swim 15m freestyle
  • Swm 15m Backstroke
  • Streamline position with correct kick, unaided on front
  • Streamline position with correct kick, unaided on back
 
Level Five:
 
  • Streamline glide with correct kick, unaided on front
  • Streamline glide with correct kick, unaided on back
  • Correct breathing action
  • Correct freestyle arm stroke
  • Correct leg action front
  • Correct leg action back
  • 25m freestyle
  • 25m backstroke
 
Level Six:
 
  • Correct breathing action
  • Correct freestyle arm action
  • 25m freestyle - holds technique
  • 25m backstroke - holds technique
  • 50m freestyle
  • 50m backstroke
  • Introduction to breaststroke
  • Introduction to butterfly