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 Finswimming
Youth Program

Introduction of Finswimming for kids

Level 1

Level 1 focuses on developing respiratory control with snorkeling and basic arm and leg movements.

Pre-requisites:

  • Students who participate in this level should feel comfortable in deep water and be able to swim freestyle for 10 yards and 10 yards in backstroke, they should be able to tread water for 15".

Ages:

  • 8 to 17 years old

Days a week:

  • Saturday

  • Sunday

Level 2 

Level 2 focuses on the use of bifins and the coordination of arm movements. This class will focus on improving swimming with the use of bifins alternately and simultaneously. The concept of dolphin kick swim will be introduced.

Pre-requisites:

  • Students who participate in this level should be able to breathe comfortably with their heads in the water using the snorkel. Students should feel comfortable in deep water and be able to swim in freestyle with a snorkel for 15 Yards and perform tread water with a snorkel for 30".

Ages:

  • 8 to 17 years old

Days a week:

  • Saturday

  • Sunday

Level 3

Level 3 focuses on developing the dolphin kick (Wave Motion) in different positions with bifins. This class will focus on improving the hydrodynamic streamline position while swimming in dolphin kick with bifins and with monofin The student will improve the continuous swim with a monofin.

Pre-requisites:

  • Students participating in this level should be able to swim 25 yards with bifins in freestyle, 25 yards in backstroke and have a continuous wave motion (Dolphin kick) and swim 25 yards with a snorkel.

Ages:

  • 8 to 17 years old

Days a week:

  • Saturday

  • Sunday

Level 4

Level 4 focuses on the refinement of wave motion (Dolphin Kick). This class focuses on improving the continuous swim using a powerful dolphin kick with the monofin. The student will perform a flip turn and starts with a monofin.

Pre-requisites:

  • The student who participates in this level must swim continuously with different movements of legs and alternating and simultaneous arms. The student must demonstrate fluency by swimming with a dolphin kick with bifins for 25 yards. The student must swim for 25 yards in streamline position with a monofin.

Ages:

  • 8 to 17 years old

Days a week:

  • Saturday

  • Sunday