Level III: Stroke Development
Notes: (no class 3/9; make-up class 4/13)
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Youth lessons. The objective of Level 3 is to build on previously learned skills by providing additional guided practice in deeper water. Participants will learn to swim the front crawl, survival float, and elementary backstroke. Scissors and dolphin kicks as well as the fundamentals of treading water will be introduced. Participants will also learn rules for headfirst entries and begin to learn to enter the water headfirst from a seated position at poolside. As in all levels, safety skills will be presented.
*Enter water by jumping from the side, fully submerge, then recover to the surface and return to the side
*Headfirst entries from the side in sitting and kneeling positions
*Bobbing while moving toward safety
*Change from vertical to horizontal position on front and back
*Flutter and dolphin kicks on front
*Scissors and breaststroke kicks
*Front crawl and elementary backstroke
*Plus age-appropriate water safety topics