Objectives for Children swimming levels

Be sure to evaluate your children correctly using the chart below before registering them in a mini-collective lesson!

If you already are a customer, you will find the level of re-registration of your children in your customer account.
In case of problem, do not hesitate to contact us, we will be pleased to help you!

Our learning levels for the children are distributed with pedagogy from initiation to water to mastery on the official patents from the Belgian Swimming Federation - FFBN (Fédération Francophone Belge de Natation)

Nevertheless, we have added several complementary goals at each level, baby and adult in order for the learning to be as complete as possible!

Do not forget that during your participation to the lessons, you will receive very precise quarterly evaluations on your customer account !

  • Level 1 - Initiation to water (Duckling)

    Learning in the wading pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Overcoming fear of water through fun.
    • Immerse the head in a fun way.
    • Progressively jump alone from the edge.
    • Discover leg movements in crawl and breaststroke .
    • Introduction to ventral and dorsal buoyancy thanks to suitable equipment.
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  • Level 2 - Floatability (Penguin)

    Learning in the wading pool and the shallow part of the big pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Learning of dorsal buoyancy with and without assistance. (Star)
    • Perform a ventral arrow with and without supports. (Edge of the pool, foam tools, board, ...)
    • How to dive step by step from the edge.
    • Recover submerged items by jumping, standing ...
    • Blow under water , hands clinging onto the edge.
    • Improve leg movements for crawl and for breaststroke in the ventral and dorsal position.
    • Realize the transition into the larger swimming pool .
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  • Level 3 - Safety & Backstroke (Dolphin)

    Learning in the shallow part of the big pool and in the deep part of the big pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Fall and get back to the edge on the back. (Free breathing).
    • Overcome the apprehension of the depth .
    • Realize 15m with a board only by leg movements of crawl or of breaststroke .
    • Swim 25m back crawled with equipment support.
    • Initiation to the breaststroke over 15m with adapted material.
    • Blowing under water with simultaneous leg movements .
    • To succeed in dexterity exercises , static buoyancy, dolphin jumping ...
    • Diving from the edge of the shallow part of the swimming pool .
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  • Level 4 - Backstroke & Breaststroke (Dolphin bis)

    Learning in the shallow part of the big pool and in the deep part of the big pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Swim 25m ALONE backstroke .
    • Swim 15m ALONE in breaststroke .
    • Initiation to maintain vertical stance head out of the water.
    • Diving from the edge of the deep part of the swimming pool .
    • Jump from the starting block , body extended.
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  • Level 5 - Breaststroke & Crawl (50m)

    Learning in the deep swimming pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Swim 25m ALONE in breaststroke .
    • Learning to crawl on 15m .
    • Swim 50 consecutive meters with one of these 3 styles (backstroke, breaststroke or crawl).
    • Improve endurance based on technique.
    • Initiatiation to diving from the starting block .
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  • Level 6 - Technical (100m / 3x50m)

    Learning in the deep swimming pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • Technical corrections regarding backstroke, breaststroke and crawl. .
    • Develop endurance on minimum 100m.
    • Dive from the starting block .
    • Maintain vertical stance with hands out of water for 1min.
    • Swim 25m dressed , diving start.
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  • Level 7 - Refinement & Rescue Training (All Patents)

    Learning in the deep swimming pool

    Objectives of Le Têtard School
    • In-depth technical development of 3 swim styles . (Backstroke, breaststroke and crawl)
    • Learning of the 4th swim, the butterfly .
    • Improvement of endurance. (200m, 400m, 800m, 1000m, 1500m ....)
    • Learning of aquatic turns and apnea .
    • Initiation to rescue . (Recovering the dummy, towing, rescue jump ...)
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