Swimming Game – Buckethead

This is the best swimming lessons game of all time. Buckethead’s success is directly proportional to the amount of enthusiasm the instructor puts into it. With action, fearlessness, and boldness this can be the most successful game of all time. Get a bucket/pail/bowl Fill it with water pour it over the participant’s head while shouting/singing/saying … Read moreSwimming Game – Buckethead

Swim Drill – Freestyle – Position 11

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This drill is excellent for swimming lessons, swim teams, adult lessons, or child swim lessons. It focuses on long over the water hand entry, early catch, body posture and body balance. Updated: 3/24/17 Video of position 11 Freestyle Drill: Position 11 Start from streamline Hands should separate from streamline to directly above the shoulders (the … Read moreSwim Drill – Freestyle – Position 11

Swim Drill – Breaststroke – BR arms, FR kick

The best swimming lessons drills, or swim team drills are ones that are easily repeatable, worthwhile, and require a few simple parts. The more complicated it gets, the less likely they’ll be useful. Breaststroke Drill: Breaststroke Arms with Freestyle Kick After streamline, swimmer does freestyle kick. After 5 kicks in streamline or “superman” swimmer does … Read moreSwim Drill – Breaststroke – BR arms, FR kick

Swimming Lessons Plan – Swim Lesson Plan Template

Use the following generic template to write your own swimming lessons plans. Most lessons are 30 minutes, and you can break up your lessons into three 10 minute blocks. I generally focus on one skill like Freestyle in a 10 minute block, working on glides, streamlines, kicking and arms. After 10 minutes of that do … Read moreSwimming Lessons Plan – Swim Lesson Plan Template

Swimming Lesson Plan – Adult Lessons

You can see our updated guide to teaching adults and teens here: [button text=”Adult and Teen Guide” url=”https://swimminglessonsideas.com/2016/02/19/new-swim-instructor-guide-teach-adults-teens/” background_color=”#2dcb73″ text_color=”#ffffff” style=”lt_flat” size=”default” icon=”” open_new_window=”true” rounded=”true”]   To teach Adults how to swim requires first assessing what their ability level is. Follow these steps: Do they go underwaterIf yes then continue, otherwise focus on this first.  Float: … Read moreSwimming Lesson Plan – Adult Lessons

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 … Read moreSwim Lesson Plan – Parent and Infant Class

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