Swimsafer Stage 1

Swimsafer stage 1 activity table
Activity table for Swimsafer Stage 1

Swimsafer stage 1 is the First step to swimsafer program out of the 6 stages. Learner will learn about water safety and pool rules and regulation, and be familar with the pool environment and pool depth. Learner are encourage to go for a pool tour on their first day of lesson to ensure they have a better understanding for their well being and water safety. Water Safety has to be embedded in our mind and take care of one another.

Swimsafer 2.0 Stage 1 Skills Assessment

Sequence 1A: (with or without goggles)

  • Slide-in entry method
  • 5 meter swimming on the back (Supine) and able to Stand Up (Recover)
  • Submerge the head in water with open eyes, blow bubbles, and identify object in the pool
  • Perform a front float (Prone) for 5 sec and Stand Up (Recover)
  • Perform back float (Supine) for 5 sec and Stand Up (Recover)
  • Swim 10m on the front using any stroke.
  • Signal distress and call for help
  • Grasp float and float fo 10 sec
  • Move to pool’s edge (with float)
  • Exit using ladder/climb out from pool edge

Sequence 1B: (w/o goggles)
Dress in swimwear, t-shirt and short:

  • Wear a PFD (Personal Flotation Device) and jump into water
  • Float for 30 seconds
  • Climb out of water safely

Learning Outcome (Swimsafer 2.0 Stage 1)

  • Student will be able to submerge head in water
  • Understand & Perform the right bubbling technique with confident
  • Open eye in water without goggle
  • Able to do prone and supine float with recovery (Stand up)
  • Understand the functions of limbs and propulsion movement in Swimming
  • Know about water safety rules and regulations.
  • Understand the importance of wearing a life jacket when doing any aquatic activities.
  • Able to identify and react to emergency, eg how to shout for help
  • Recognizing the lifeguards

The 6 Stages of Swimsafer

Registration for Kid Swimming Class

FAQ for Swimsafer Stage 1

Yes. We have dealt with water phobia person and helped them overcome the fear. It is best that you started the swimming lessons with him as soon as possible. Do not have the mindset that the water phobia in him will soon disappear as he grow up. This is not true. Many water phobia person that left untreat will be worse when they are older. Much more fearful of water than before due to frequent flashback of bad water experience. So start them as soon as possible.

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As soon as your child can start walking, running. Usually age of 1 year to 1.5 year. They will learn water confidence, floating, submersion, simple propulsion and assist support to crawl out of pool. We will be writing an article about toddler swimming and their motor skills development and their characteristic as soon the link is out. Check us again.

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Click here to do the theory. Good luck and all the best. You may attempt as many time as you want. The passing mark is 80% out of 100%.