Advanced 6 Swimming Lessons
Youth / Aquatics -
Youth Summer 2020 - Spring 2021
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Swimmers must be able to stand independently in 4 feet of water. Instructors will be instructing from the pool deck. Successful completion of Advanced 5 and/or demonstration of all Advanced 5 completion requirements on the first day of lessons.
Advanced 6 polishes strokes to allow swimming with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Swimmers will be introduced to more advanced stroke technique and will be required to demonstrate proper and efficient body position and movement for each stroke, as well as competitive swimming skills such as flip turns, proper finishes, starts and utilizing a pace clock. Swimmers will learn the following: * Flutter kick (on front and back) in streamline position for 50 yards * Breaststroke kick (on front) for 50 yards * Dolphin kick for 50 yards * Scissors kick (on side) for 50 yards * Freestyle (with rotary breathing) for 100 yards * Backstroke for 100 yards * Elementary backstroke for 50 yards * Breaststroke for 50 yards * Sidestroke for 50 yards * Butterfly for 25 yards * Freestyle and backstroke flip turns * Dive from a starting block * Utilize competitive swim equipment including pull buoys, paddles, fins and reading a pace clock * 6-minute swim utilizing any of the six strokes * Tread water for 5 minutes * Demonstrate the HELP and Huddle positions for 2 minutes * Demonstrate a survival float in deep water for 5 minutes * Discuss basic safety rules for open water environments and boating
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