turtleswimschool.co.nz - Levels and classes

Levels and Classes

This is a guideline of our levels and what each class will work on during the term.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.

 

Babies - Parents in the water

Entry

Exit

Water familirisation

Games and songs to encourage hand eye co-ordination

Teaching water safety

 

Preschool with parents in the water

Entry

Exit

Water confidence

Games, songs to encourage hand eye coordination

Social interaction with other children

 

Hatchlings

Water Confidence

Submersion

Entry

Exit

 

Floating Hatchings

Submersion

Entry

Exit

Float on the front and back aided and unaided

Glide

 

Tiny Turtles flippers

Float on front and back

Glide in a streamline position for 5 seconds or more

Breath control for 5 seconds or more

Kick in streamline position on front and back

Rolling from front to back without standing

Sitting dives

 

Tiny turtles Stroke

Float on front and Back

Glide in streamline position

Kick in streamline position with long legs

Big arm circles 4-6

Kick on back

Rolling from front to back

Sitting dives

 

Yearlings B.B.

Gliding in streamline position with breath hold of more than 6 seconds

Kicking in streamline position

X4 big arms

Kick on back

Sitting diving

Dolphin kick

Learning freestyle breathing.

Safe Diving

 

Sea Turtles Br

Gliding in streamline position

Kick on back with arm strokes

Dolphin kick

Learning freestyle breathing

Safe Diving

Breaststroke kick

Summersaults

 

Snapping turtles

Freestyle breathing for 1 length or more

Backstroke

Basic breaststroke arms and legs

Basic dolphin kick and arms

Safe Diving

Summersaults

 

Orcas

Freestyle for 100 meters (10 lengths of our pool)

Backstroke 100 meters (10 lengths of our pool)

Breastroke with breathing

Butterfly with breathing

Safe Diving

Basic tumble turns

Timed swims

 

Sharks

Competent at all 4 strokes

Freestyle 1 length timed

Freestyle 5 length timed

Freestyle for 50 lengths of our pool

Backstroke 1 length timed

Breaststroke 1 length timed

Butterfly 1 length timed

Tumble turns

Safe Dives

 

Adults

Beginners and intermediate swimmers or adults after some stroke correction.

 

Private lessons 1:1 or 1:2 lessons 

 

These can be arranged at any time, please contact me at turtleswimschool@gmail.com and we can arrange a time and day suitable to you.