Teaching swimming

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We follow these national guidelines for teaching swimming. This is an all-inclusive programme which takes the non swimmer from his or her first splash to developing confidence and competence in the water through 10 stages. The programme is underpinned throughout by Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) principles, with clear progression between each stage. The programme fully encompasses all aquatic disciplines, and incorporates Rookie Lifesaving in conjunction with the Royal Life-Saving Society.

National plan Stage 1
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