Graduation Skills

starfish

  • Practices Sit, Listen, and Wait
  • Air Regulation in Underwater Activity
  • Independent Belly Glide
  • Independent Roll-to-Back with Float
  • Independent Kicks on the Back
  • Clothed Turnaround Survival Jump

seahorse

  • Practices Sit, Listen, and Wait
  • Multiple Air Exchange in Underwater Activity
  • Belly and Back Kicks with Body Position
  • Elementary Rotational Kicks
  • Elementary Backstroke
  • Clothed Roll-to-Back Survival Jump

dolphin

  • Practices Sit, Listen, and Wait
  • Multiple Air Exchange in Underwater Kicking
  • Advanced Rotational Kicks
  • Advanced Freestyle
  • Advanced Backstroke

seal

  • Practices Sit, Listen, and Wait
  • Air Regulation in Freestyle/Backstroke
  • Advanced Freestyle with Side Breath
  • Elementary Flip Turns
  • Advanced Backstroke
  • Butterfly Kicks

Stingray

  • Practices Sit, Listen, and Wait
  • Butterfly Arms
  • Advanced Butterfly
  • Breaststroke Arms
  • Breaststroke Kick
  • Elementary Breaststroke
  • Air Regulation in all Four Strokes

The average length of time spent mastering skills in each level is approximately 12 months if weekly attendance is consistent. Students progress at different rates and come to Gold Medal Swim School with varying levels of swimming experience. Please do not hesitate to ask the Manager on Duty questions you have regarding your swimmer's progress.

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