March 21, 2016
Level 1 and Parent Tot.
Our primary focus is going underwater.
When you can go underwater then you can do everything.
The only thing you can do without going underwater is supported activities (being physically held up at surface) and backstroke.
One must learn how to go underwater. They should learn how to react when submerging, how to hold breath, blow bubbles, and not to panic when not able to breathe underwater.
We do that by repeatedly giving opportunities to go underwater to the participant. We build into almost every activity some chance to put the face in.
Level 1 testable skills: