Small Teaching club autumn teaching programme

PROGRAMME OF WORK (Autumn)

For a small teaching club. A 4 x 25m pool. Aimed at Level 2 teaching qualification.
September Session 1

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float for 25m Reminder of rope rules All able to push, glide then swim 25m showing basic technique Emphasis on getting the head down

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME FRONT CRAWL / BACK CRAWL

Demonstration Push and glide on front + kick + arm Stroke analysis and correction  Second stroke (Breast Stroke)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Kneeling/Crouch dive/Lunge dive

September  SESSION 2

Introduction of best practice for Breast Stroke Reminder of rope rules All able to demonstrate leg kick on side. All know correct arm position for a push and glide.

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – BREAST STROKE

Demonstration Float exercises back and front.

Stroke analysis and correction

Second stroke (Front crawl / Back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Fetch diving stick (Shallow end)

September SESSION 3

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float for 25m front and back All able to push, glide then swim 25m showing basic technique Emphasis on getting the head dow

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – FRONT CRAWL

Push and glide on front and back Introduce Dolphin Kick Stroke analysis and correction Second stroke (Back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Crouch dive/Lunge dive

SEPT SESSION 4

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float All know correct arm position for a push and glide Rules on two hand touch Able to tread water using breast stroke kick.WARM UP Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – BREAST STROKE

Float exercises, arm pull and glide into it Stroke analysis and correction  Second stroke (Front crawl / Back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Treading water/Sculling

SEPT SESSION 5

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float for 25m front and back All able to push, glide then swim 25m showing basic technique

SEPT SESSION 5

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME BACK CRAWL

Demonstration Push and glide on front and back Stroke analysis and correction Second stroke (Front crawl )

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Safety in water/Life jackets

SEPT SESSION 5

All able to demonstrate leg action for each stroke. All able to push, glide then swim 25m doing correct arm pull for each stroke All adhere to breast stroke rules for turns and touch

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – ALL STROKES

Racing starts and finishes Stroke analysis and correction

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Surface dive for sticks

SEPT SESSION 5

Introduce breathing for Front Crawl

All able to demonstrate leg kick and breathing from rail. All can push and glide into kick All know correct arm position for arm pull and breathing

October  SESSION 6

WARM UP

Front crawl, then back crawl

MAIN THEME – FRONT CRAWL

Demonstration + Whole part whole front crawl Single arm action with float and fins Second stroke (back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Dive and glide

October SESSION 7

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float All know correct arm position for a push and glide Rules on two hand touch Able to tread water using breaststroke kick.

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – BREAST STROKE

Demonstration+ Float exercises, arm pull and glide into it Stroke analysis and correction

Second stroke (Front crawl / Back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Treading water, Two hand touch

Otober  SESSION 9

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float for 25m front and back

All able to push, glide then swim 25m showing basic technique Work on leg position

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – BACK CRAWL

Demonstration Push and glide on front and back Stroke analysis and correction Second stroke (Front crawl )

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Back crawl start, glide & kick

October  SESSION 11

All able to demonstrate leg action for each stroke. All able to push, glide then swim 25m doing correct arm pull for each stroke All adhere to breast stroke rules for turns and touch

SEPT SESSION 12

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – ALL STROKES

Racing starts and finishes Stroke analysis and correction

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Surface dive for sticks

SEPT SESSION 13

Work on breathing for Front Crawl All able to demonstrate leg kick and breathing fro 15m All can push and glide into kick All know correct arm position for arm pull and breathing

November  SESSION 14

WARM UP

Front crawl, then back crawl

MAIN THEME – FRONT CRAWL / BACK CRAWL

Demonstration Whole part whole front crawl Single arm action without float with fins Second stroke (back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Dive, glide, kick, full stroke timed.

November  SESSION 15

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float All know correct arm position for a push and glide Rules on two hand touch Able to tread water using breast stroke kick.

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – BREAST STROKE

Demonstration+ Float exercises, arm pull and glide into it Stroke analysis and correction  Second stroke (Front crawl / Back crawl)

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Surface dive/

Dive from side for sticks

Novemebr  SESSION 16

All able to demonstrate leg kick with float All know correct arm position for a push and glide Able to tread water using breast stroke kick.

WARM UP

Front crawl/Back Crawl

MAIN THEME – ALL STROKES

Relays & Fun races Stroke analysis and correction

CONTRASTING ACTIVITY

Sculling

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