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Plymouth College, Ford Park Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6RN.

 

STAGE 1: SEAHORSES

 

The Learn to swim stages 1-7 are focused on the FUNdamentals of movement with the aim of developing the seven core skills required to be confident, competent and safe in the water. Stage 1 includes the following key elements:

 

1 - Enter the water safely

2 - Move forwards for a distance of 5M

3 - Move backwards for a distance of 5M

4 - Move sideways for a distance of 5M

5 - Scoop the water and wash your face

6 - Be at ease with water showered from overhead

7 - Move into a stretched floating position using aids, equipment or support

8 - Regain an upright position from being on one's front with support

9 - Regain an upright position from being on one's back with support

10 - Push and glide in a horizontal position to or from the wall

11 - Take part in teacher-led partner orientated game

12 - Demonstrate an understanding of pool rules

13 - Exit the water safely