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LEVEL V & VI LESSONS
  
 Elementary-age students are organized into skill levels according to swimming abilities and the current WSD Lesson Program Progression. Students are taught various aquatic skills that includes a review of Level I to Level IV. These final two levels of the lesson program includes stages to create a more logical progression to the instruction of strokes. Water safety is still a primary focus to ensure students respect and enjoy their aquatic experience.     
 
LEVEL V
GOAL OF LEVEL-  Level V will provide your child with the necessary skills to participate in age group swim team
 
 SKILLS:
25 yds of freestyle kick with board
25 yds of backstroke kick with board
25 yds of kickboard breathing drill
25 yards of freestyle swim (with rhythmic breathing)
25 yards of breaststroke kick (back & front)
breaststroke skill development
Introduction to starting blocks
Introduction to egg beater kick- treading component
Introduction to butterfly kick (front & back)
DIVE-STREAMLINE-BREAKOUT-FREESTYLE-FINISH  
  
LEVEL VI
GOAL OF LEVEL- Level VI will parallel many of the skills needed to join the developmental 8 & under age group team- working on endurance and stroke development in a smaller setting 
 
SKILLS:
Freestyle review
Backstroke review
Breaststroke development
25 yds of butterfly kick (front & back)
Introduction to butterfly
Introduction to flip turns
Develop competitive start & breakout
Work on diving skills -off board
Egg beater tread 2-5 minutes
Introduce basic water polo skills  
 
 
 


Last Modified on October 11, 2016
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