Yellow Hats

Yellow Hat swimmers carry on developing a continuous Freestyle and Backstroke, holding streamlines and deep water confidence. The new skills learned by Yellow Hats include basic Breaststroke technique (Understanding of Kick and Pull), diving into deep water and underwater kick, learning to tread water, rhythmic freestyle breathing, tumble turns (front to front, as well as front to back), Backstroke starts and finishes. 


Sessions per week: 2 sessions, 45 - 60 minutes each

Age: 6-8 years old

Price: £90/month

Swimmer to Coach Ratio: 12:1

Moving up criteria: 

  • Attendance record on TU 75 to 100%
  • Correct Streamlining on Front and Back 
  • Fully legal Freestyle Technique (with breathing and tumble turns)
  • 50m of Freestyle without stopping
  • Fully legal Backstroke Technique (including starts and finishes)
  • 50m Backstroke without stopping
  • Basic Breaststroke Technique (understanding of kick, pull, timing)
  • Fully comfortable in deep water (including treading water)
  • Basic Diving skills, and knowledge of Underwater Kick