March 23, 2015
Utilize these progressions in your swim lessons! Buy the Premium Swimming Lesson plans here, and follow our guides and scripts to get your students to master complicated advanced swimming strokes.
How to use them in your swimming lessons
Stand close to the swimmer and let them hold you
Take one step back and make them jump to you, then support them
Take 2 steps back from next to swimmer, and then support when they get to you
Teach how to get to you without jumping UP in the air
Head held on shoulder
Head held in hand
Head held by fingertips
Jumps from the side
Seated slide in the pool with help
Standing jump with help, not going underwater
Standing jump with help, face in, but not completely under
Standing jump with 1 hand held help, going underwater completely
Standing jump unassisted until after in the water
Standing jump no assistance, returning to wall.
How to use them in your swim team developmental group
Everything should be built on a foundation of streamline, or soldier position.