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Learn to Swim

Vitras Swim Club Learn to Swim Program 

 

 After your child graduates from swim lessons but is not quite ready for swim team we offer a great learn to swim class on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00-4:30pm. Perfect for children ages 3-6 years old who are looking to develop the skill necessary to join swim!

 

Cost: $50.00 per month paid on the 1st of every month.

 

Focus: Learning freestyle and backstroke and building endurance with swimming.

 

Register online today! 

 

 

Learn to Swim

 

Goals of swimmers: To learn freestyle and backstroke and be able to swim both strokes legally for 25 yards.

 

Progressions in Learn to Swim: 

 

Freestyle: 

 

Kick

-Kick with straight legs and pointed toes

-Kick with head in straight legs and pointed toes

 

Breathing

-Kick with hands on side turning head to side

-Kick with hands on side dropping one arm turning head to side

-Kick with hands on kick board turning head to side

-Kick with hands on side dropping one arm turning head to side 

-Kick with hands moving turning head to side when need to breathe

-Correct timing 

 

Arms

-Arms recovering out of water

-Elbows high on recovery

-Pulling underwater with high elbow

-Correct timing 

 

Body Position

-Head looking down

-Hips high

-Rotating body with strokes

 

Backstroke:

 

Kick

-Kick with straight legs and pointed toes

-Kick with head back straight legs and pointed toes

-Kick with no knees coming out of water

 

Arms

-Arms straight

-Arms brush by the ears

-Arms enter water pinkie first

-Arms bend and push the water underneath of it

-Correct timing 

 

Body Position

-Head back

-Hips high

-Rotating body with strokes