Swim School – Somersault Activities

Appropriate age:  6 years – 10 years

Appropriate Level: Stingray, Dolphin, Shark, Croc

Why is this skill important: Practicing this basic skill will develop the child’s strength. These activities provide an opportunity to practice the body position and develop their skills and coordination.

Key points include; 

-Chin on chest.

-Tuck knees to chest.

-Two feet must land on the wall to ensure a good push off the wall.

-Always push off the wall in a streamline position, arms up straight, squeeze the ears.

Swim School – Infant water cues

Swim School – Streamline Activities