Squad Definitions

Private Lesson
Session will be specifically catered to individual needs of the attendee
Maximum 2 swimmers per lesson
30-minute swimming lesson

Toddler
Requires teacher in the pool for assistance
Maximum 2 swimmers per lesson
20-minute swimming lesson
Learning safety and confidence in the water
Suitable for 3-4 Year Olds

Beginner
Requires teacher in the pool for assistance
Maximum 4 swimmers per lesson
30-minute swimming lesson
Learning safety and independence in the water
Working towards confident floating and the ability to swim back to the wall
Working towards basic understanding of freestyle arms and kicking on their back

Intermediate ONE
Requires teacher in the pool for assistance
Maximum 4 swimmers per lesson
30-minute swimming lesson
Learning freestyle arms with side breathing and backstroke arms without a kickboard or assistance
Working towards an independent 25m (one lap) of freestyle and backstroke

Intermediate TWO
Requires teacher in the pool for assistance
Maximum 5 swimmers in swimming lesson
30-minute swimming lesson
Learning continual freestyle arms with proficient side breathing
Learning continual strong backstroke arms with kicks
Working towards basic mechanics of breaststroke kick and pull
Working towards an independent 25m (one lap) of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke kick (with a board)

Mini Squad
TEACHER REQUIRED in water ONLY when seen necessary for stroke correction
30-minute swimming lesson
Swimmer can complete an independent 25m lap of freestyle, backstroke & breaststroke kick
Development of freestyle, backstroke & breaststroke technique & introduction of butterfly arms and legs with a kick board
Working towards an independent 150m (six laps) of freestyle and backstroke
Working towards an independent 25m (one lap) of breaststroke and butterfly

Mini Squad Advance
DOES NOT REQUIRE teacher in the pool for assistance
30-minute swimming lesson
The Mini Squad Advance is a specialist squad, that aims to fast track Mini Squad Swimmers into Junior Squad.
Classes are half the size of Mini Squad, to ensure swimmers are getting the maximum benefit of the lesson.

Junior Squad
DOES NOT REQUIRE teacher in the pool for assistance
45-minute swimming lesson
Refinement of all strokes
Introduction of race skills including turns, dive and underwater streamlines/ dolphin kick
Working towards an independent 600m (24 laps) of freestyle
Working towards an independent 100m (4 laps) Individual medley
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: Please note all Junior Squad swimmers need to purchase their own Flippers.
Suggested suppliers include
Aquashop Online Shop & REBEL Sport Online

Junior Squad ELITE
DOES NOT REQUIRE teacher in the pool for assistance
1-hour swimming lesson
All students must have own swim kits (kick board, fins, paddles and pool buoys)
Refinement of all strokes with the introduction of Aerobic and Anaerobic energy systems
Refinement of race skills including turns, dive and underwater streamlines/ dolphin kick
Working towards an independent 800 (32 laps) of freestyle
Working towards an independent 200m (8 laps) of individual medley
Suggested suppliers include Aquashop Online Shop & REBEL Sport Online

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