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Swimming Game – Monkey Walks

A great swim lesson skill for smaller and younger swimmers is called Monkey Walks.The teach Monkey walks in a learn to swim class follow these steps: The swimmer essentially walks along the side of the pool using their hands and feet to move along the edge. I’ve included a video demonstrating the action. This is […]

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Swimming Game – Ring Retrieval

Being able and comfortable going underwater is one of the key skills for swimming. One way to acquire this skill is by playing a retrieval game. The rules are simple: throw something that will sink (dive rings or sticks are perfect) into the water and ask the child to retrieve them. How to play: *Throw […]

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Swimming Game – Diving In

Diving is one of the hardest swim skills to teach, especially diving from a block. This game, simply named “Diving in,” will help to teach proper diving technique. Depending on the age of the swimmer, they can either dive from the block or from the edge of the pool. 1) Have all of your swimmers […]

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Swim Lesson Plan – Parent and Infant Class

Swimming can be described as the ability for one to move harmoniously through the water. Swimming is a very wonderful thing especially to infants and children who are in the process of growing. It is good for their growth, health and fitness. However, it is wise for every parent and swimming teacher to take caution […]

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Swimming Game – Bake a Cake

Bake a Cake -Get a hoola hoop, or a circular object and make that your “cake” -Have swimmers circle around the hoola hoop and hold the sides. -Take turns asking each swimmer what they would like in their cake. Exp: “Susie, what would you like in your cake?” “CHOCOLATE!” “Ok, lets put some chocolate in […]