Links
Swim+Results
Swim+England
BSBASA
Louis+Baylis+CharitableTrust
easyfundraising
SwimMark
Learn to Swim

Our Aims

As a competitive swimming club it is our aim to develop swimming to the highest individual level possible and to encourage talented swimmers to progress through from the stroke development groups into the coaching section of the club by the age of eight.

Learn to Swim sessions are held on Tuesday evenings at Newlands School and Wednesday evenings at St Piran's schools. All club teachers are ASA qualified and CRB checked.

 
Beginners
Aims  Skills
• Develop Water confidence • Aquatic movement and submersion breath control
• Learn Flotation & Rotation Skills • Various floating & regaining standing techniques. Push & Glide
• Develop Kicking techniques • Basic kicking - all 4 strokes
• Learn basic arm movements • Sculling simple arm stroke type movements
   
Preliminary Stroke Improvers  
Aims  Skills
  Basic swimming techniques   Body position, Leg action, Breathing techniques & stroke timing
  Push & glide prone & supine   Push & glide, Breakout stroke
  Introduce rotation technique   Longitudinal (front to back), Lateral (roly poly rotation)
  Sitting diving skills   Basic diving & surface diving techniquest
 
Stroke Improvers
Aims  Skills
• 4 stroke  basic techniques • Body position, Leg action, Breathing techniques  & stroke timing
• Streamlining • Push & Glide, Breakout stroke
• Develop advanced rotation technique • Longitudinal (front to back)  Lateral (roly poly rotation)
• Basic Diving Skills • Basic diving & surface diving Techniques
 
Advanced Stroke Improvers
Aims  Skills
• 4 efficient stroke  techniques • Body position, Leg action, Breathing techniques  & stroke timing
•  Streamlining • Push & Glide, Breakout stroke introducing racing laws
• Develop advanced rotation technique applied to each stroke • Balanced side on kicking with controlled rotation. 
• Basic Starts & Turns • Basic diving & turning skills

 

Timetable:    
Group Tuesday - Newlands Wednesday - St Pirans
Beginners 17:30 - 18:00 17:00: - 17:30
Preliminary Stroke Improvers 17:30 - 18:00 17:00 - 17:30
Stroke Improvers 17:30 - 18:00 17:00 - 17:30
Advanced Stroke Improvers 18:00 - 19:00 17:30 - 18:30

Term Dates

Note : No sessions at Newlands on Tuesday 2-October due to Open Evening

Attachments:

Most Common DQ's for novice swimmers