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Learning water safety skills is important whether its a infant, toddler, child or even adults, to be safe and confient in water.
Swim lessons Geneva
What is my role as swimming teacher ?
My role as a swimming teacher is to help developping swimming skills for children and adults.
Why learn to swim and at what age can swimming be taught ?
To secure your bathing, you should learn to swim from an early age.
Drowning, and more particularly that of children, is one of the main causes of accidents. It is therefore essential to learn to swim as soon as possible.
However, anyone can learn to swim at any age. The teaching method will therefore be different depending on physical condition, level of swimming and age.
It’s easy to learn to swim as long as you put in the time and effort.
My swimming offers :
Have fun and be surprised to see your baby learn water safety skills with you.
1 – Swimming lessons for babies with parents (baby swimmer)
30 min class during which I will teach you how to guide your baby in the water. From 4 months to 3 ½ years old, you will play games with him, sing songs and do fun activities to teach him to tame water. Among other things, he will learn to bubble, hold his breath, keep his head underwater, float, slide, paddle, … So while having fun, he will learn to be safe in the water.
2 – Swimming lessons for children from 3 ½ years old :
First of all, swimming lessons will allow your child to flourish and be more independent in the water through entertaining games.
With a fun and educational method, your child will learn to swim and progress according to his level. But also swimming lessons allow :
- work on motor skills and coordination (movement, breathing)
- acquire the right movements to become automatisms
- improve concentration in everyday life (school, sport, etc.)
- become aware of space and your body
The course lasts 1 hour and is divided into 2 parts: 40 mn of swimming and 20 mn outside of water to learn coordination, motor skills and muscle memory.
Lessons can be given from 1 to 5 children maximum depending on their level.
3 – Swimming lessons for adult :
Do you want to improve your confidence in water? I can therefore offer you sessions tailored to your needs.
We will work more on the technical part in swimming with specific educational with movements and space.
How long will it take for your child to learn to swim ?
Each person is different. It’s therefore difficult to give an exact estimate. But the more regularly you go to practice, the faster you will learn.
Why does switzerland teachers pass swimming diploma in France?
In Switzerland the lifeguard diploma is mandatory to work in a swimming pool, but teaching swimming techniques and other pool programs or activities is not.
The most popular Swiss diploma is the “Brevet Pro Pool”. The duration of the training is approximately 11 hours to become a professional pool supervisor.
Although this diploma is recognized for safety and rescue, it does not teach children or adults how to swim. Indeed, there is no learning and no practice to teach swimming skills. In fact, this diploma does not train on Pedagogic theories, technical aspects on the transmission of knowledge.
This is why many lifeguards complete their training in France.
First, the diploma and training course in France is longer and more complete.
The BPJEPS ANN diploma training takes place during 10 months, it has admission tests as well as practical and professional during the course. It is a recognized swimming diploma, we learn to:
- Teach swimming to schools kids
- Learn the different swimming and teaching techniques
- lifeguard water rescue and first aid
- How to give private lessons
- How to prepare and do water activities classes, baby swimmers and even prenatalwater classes.
- Knowledge on swimming pool hygiène and its rules
If you have any questions on swimming lessons please be free to email me.
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