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Level 4 feature

Level 4

Swimming Ideas: Level 4 Distance, Competitive, IM Minimum Ages: 3 years old, though typically 5-8 At this point, in level 4, participants need to be comfortable moving in the water independently. They should be able to swim front crawl with breathing to the side for at least five to ten body lengths without stopping. Generally, it […]

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Level 3 feature

Level 3

Swimming Ideas: Level 3 Breathing, Breaststroke, Fly   Minimum Ages: 3 years old, though typically 4-5 Participants in level 3 should be comfortable going underwater on their own, gliding through the water on their front and back without support, and understand the concept of using their arms and feet to provide propulsion, or forward movement through […]

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Level 2 Feature

Level 2

Swimming Ideas: Level 2 Streamlines, and the Crawls   Minimum Ages: 3 years old. Participants should be able to stand on their own, understand language, and have control of their limbs, and ability to follow directions. Swimmer must be able to go underwater repeatedly on their own, and be comfortable doing things with the instructor. Quick […]

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Level 1 feature

Level 1

Swimming Ideas: Level 1 Going underwater, and Support Minimum Ages: 2.75 years or 3 years old. Participants should be able to stand on their own, understand language, and have control of their limbs, and ability to follow directions.   Quick Test Criteria: Does the swimmer go underwater on their own? Testable Skills Go underwater unassisted […]

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