Children in this day and age are rapidly growing in a physical aspect. They learn to balance on one leg, climb up and down stairs, jump from small heights and kick a ball. In addition, three year old’s ability to understand, argue and communicate by increased language development has implications in swimming lessons. Watch Laurie in action as he demonstrates how to run successful swim classes for 2.5-3 year old’s. He also outlines tips for planning a productive lesson.
One of the most important lessons teachers can learn is how to properly structure the class. This is done by utilising the correct skills and being able to communicate effectively with the parents. It’s very important to maintain a position of strength in the water. There are a number of skills that you need to understand. This is to learn how to teach important elements of the learn to swim process.
Here are 7 important skills that you need to help teach swim classes for 2.5-3 year old’s
- The importance of keeping the lesson fun
- Ledge breathing
- Importance of revising an activity
- Identifying weaknesses
- Using a kickboard
- Diving for rings
- Incidental learning
Now take a look at this short video to give you an overview of what you need to know
Well done, that is the first step to being better prepared and equipped to teach swim classes for 2.5-3 year old’s. This is in correlation with the knowledge and skills to assist little ones through to becoming a confident and happy little swimmer.
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