Learning to Train (8 - 12years)
The Advanced Group Swimmers are aiming for the last of the Stage Awards and are exploring options to further their swimming.
Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway (Stages 8-10)
Once your swimmers has developed the core range of skills in stages 1-7 they are ready to learn a more advanced range of skills, they then have the choice to take part in different aquatic disciplines:Competetive Swimming, Flip ‘n’ Fun (Diving), AquaFun (Synchronised Swimming), Mini-Polo! (Water Polo)
Bronze, Silver, Gold and Honours Challenge Awards are integrated into the lessons after Stages 1-7. Distance awards will also be achieved.
As your swimmer develops, they will become aware of how the water moves around them and will be able to choose their own aquatic activity.
Stage 8 - Aquatic Skills
Working towards Swim England Stages 6-7, Bronze Challenge and 200-400m distance awards.
Once your swimmer reaches the Intermediate – Advanced Groups, the structure of their lesson changes. They are more likely to be swimming lengths and will be taught lane swimming etiquette.
Stage 9 - Aquatic Skills
Working towards Swim England Stages 8-10, Silver, Gold, Honours Challenge and 400m-1mile distance awards.
Stage 10 - Aquatic Skills
Once swimmers reached the Learning to Train Stages, the structure of their lesson will be swimming lengths.The advanced swimmer’s strokes will be more efficient and they will be able to perform tumble turns as a normal occurence of their lesson. The structure of their class will include a warm up and cool down sessions, with ‘sets’ scheduled by their swimming Coach.
- Swim England (Stages 8-10) Competitive Swimming, Diving, Synco, Water Polo
- Challenge Awards
- Up to 1m Distance Awards
- RLSS Rookie Lifesaving
- STA Water Safety
* Please be aware groups do overlap to allow for age and ability and exact stages can vary