Intermediate class for students 6 years old and above
Prerequisite: swimming 20 feet and achieving independent breaths, independent floats, intermediate propulsion techniques
This class is designed for students with minimal swim experience and independence in the water. To be placed into this class, the student MUST be able to float on their front and back and swim independently, calmly, and comfortably for a distance of 5 feet.
The BlueTang class focuses on increasing independence and swim distance by adding rotary movement.
Side glide with kick (both sides – assisted and unassisted)
Front streamline with kick, then roll to side to rest and breathe (both sides, assisted and unassisted)
Roll from side glide, to front streamline, to side glide
Roll from front streamline to back streamline
Roll from back streamline to front streamline
Side glide, one overarm pull, roll to back to rest and breathe
Side glide, one overarm pull, roll to opposite side glide to rest and breathe
Side glide, rotate to back, then roll to opposite side glide to rest and breathe
Safety Skill Benchmark
Tread water 15 seconds
Swim Skill Benchmark
Jump in, recover to side glide, kick 3 m/10 ft