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Complete Learn to Swim Pack


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All-inclusive pack with easy-to-follow instruction allows any PE teacher to easily teach basic swimming skills!

Written by PE teacher and ASA coach John Lawton for PE teachers, the complete guide includes activities, outcomes, teaching tips, equipment lists, and more. Students will become comfortable in the water and learn the four swimming strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, and butterfly. Pack includes all equipment needed for all 10 units (see below): goggles, swim fins, pull floats, kickboards, float belts, dive sticks & rings, foam noodles, volleyball, slalom hoops, stopwatch, guide, and mesh storage bags. Guide also sold separately. 120 pages.

Units include:


Unit 1. Planning
Outcome
Developing a Whole-School Approach
Organisation and Delivery
Health and Safety
Who Can Teach Swimming?
Additional Adult Support
Teaching From the Poolside or in the Water
Working Effectively With a Group
Evaluating Your Programme and Planning for the Future
Looking Beyond the School Day
Where to Start: A Few Guiding Thoughts
Developing Your Whole-School Swimming Guidance Document

Unit 2. Preparation and Familiarization
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 2.1: Be aware of the processes and procedures related to attending a swimming lesson and have the opportunity to clarify any concerns.
Outcome 2.2: Be introduced to the pool environment and the teaching staff.
Outcome 2.3: Complete a land-based evacuation procedure.
Preswimming Checklist
Worksheet 1: Let’s Think About Swimming

Unit 3. Starting to Move
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 3.1: Know and be able to explain the safety requirements of the pool as appropriate to the lesson.
Outcome 3.2:
a. Be able to enter and exit the water safely; be able to move around the pool with feet on the bottom and with confidence.
b. Be able to carry out evacuation procedures safely and within an appropriate length of time.
Outcome 3.3: Be comfortable participating in various games and fun activities related to early movement.
Unit 3 Checklist
Worksheet 2: Pool Safety

Unit 4. Face in the Water
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 4.1: Be comfortable putting the face in the water.
Outcome 4.2:
a. Be introduced to the initial stage of aquatic breathing and be comfortable with water in the mouth.
b. Be introduced to the benefits of exercise.
Outcome 4.3: Be introduced to aspects related to water safety away from the pool environment.
Unit 4 Checklist

Unit 5. Learning to Float
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 5.1: Be comfortable floating on the front and back, and be able to regain the standing position.
Outcome 5.2: Be able to combine floating on the front and back showing rotation and balance, and be able to develop floating sequences.
Unit 5 Checklist

Unit 6. Submersion and Aquatic Breathing
Outcome
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 6.1: Be comfortable going under the water and be able to show controlled inhalation and exhalation over a period of time.
Unit 6 Checklist

Unit 7. Gliding and Developing the Body Position
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 7.1: Be able to glide on the front with the face in the water and the arms at the sides and extended, and be able to float on the back with the arms at the sides.
Outcome 7.2: Be able to glide on the front and the back combined with kicking and rotation.
Outcome 7.3: Be able to glide on the back combined with kicking and with sculling action.
Unit 7 Checklist

Unit 8. Developing Backstroke and Front Crawl
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 8.1: Be able to swim on the back with the legs kicking up and down and the arms performing an alternating over-the-water recovery.
Outcome 8.2: Be able to swim on the front with the legs kicking up and down and the arms performing an alternating over-the-water recovery.
Outcome 8.3: Be able to perform a number of additional aquatic skills appropriate to this stage of development.
Outcome 8.4: Describe each stroke covered in this unit, and suggest ways to bring about improvement.
Unit 8 Checklist

Unit 9. Developing Breaststroke and Butterfly
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 9.1: Perform a basic breaststroke with control.
Outcome 9.2: Perform a basic butterfly with control.
Outcome 9.3: Be able to perform a number of additional aquatic skills appropriate to this stage of development.
Unit 9 Checklist

Unit 10. Further Development of the Four Major Strokes and Aquatic Skills
Outcomes
Linking to the National Curriculum Requirements
Outcome 10.1a: Swim backstroke over longer distances showing good control.
Outcome 10.1b: Swim front crawl over longer distances showing good control.
Outcome 10.1c: Siwm breaststroke over longer distances showing good control.
Outcome 10.1d: Swim butterfly over longer distances showing good control.
Outcome 10.2: Be able to combine strokes and skills to perform aquatic circuits.
Unit 10 Checklist
Further Development

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