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Parent Tot 2

1 - 2.5 years

Breathing Skills

Mouth closed underwater
Blowing mouth bubbles
Open eyes underwater

Body Positioning Skills

Comfortable in Front Float (face in water)
Relaxed on back - Back Float with help
Comfortable submersions
Superman Pass to teacher
Rolls with help: Front-to-Back & Back-to-Front

Arm Pattern Skills

Reaching for toys
Arms on float mats
Scooping arms

Leg Pattern Skills

Straight leg (Flutter) Kick - straight legs instead of bicycling legs
-when on a mat, in a Front Float position, or during Superman Pass
Relaxed legs in Back Float

Safety/Advanced Skills

Willing to swim to teacher - Superman pass
Follows direction from teacher
Does not cry
Waits for "Ready, Set, Go" prompt
Crawling or walking on large mats - balance/core
Will grab objects underwater - just below the surface
Will grab hold of wall instead of pushing away
Climb out - elbow, elbow, tummy, knee, knee
Uses Slide with help

Contact us!

Star Fish Swim School

Kelli Dunfee, Aquatic Director

Phone: (509) 783-5465 x123


Girls Swimming Underwater
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