Stroke & Development

The Stroke & Development programme is for children who finished the Learn to Swim programme and who want to further improve their stroke techniques.

Divided into 3 levels, the programme focuses on finetuning stroke techniques accompanied with competition drills, personal survival and lifesaving skills.

The Stroke & Development Training is for students aged 9 years & above.

Venues: Hollandse Club | Swiss Club | Kent Ridge

Level 1(45/60-minutes lesson)

  • Tread water with clothes for 30 seconds followed by using a plastic bag to float (with clothes)
  • Perform a dry rescue from the wall with a noodle (with clothes)
  • Swim Breaststroke for 50 metres and 50 metres Backstroke (with clothes)
  • Dive and swim underwater through a hoop for 9 metres
  • Breaststroke for 150 metres with correct turning
  • Swim Combined Lifesaving Backstroke for 25 metres
  • Dive and swim Freestyle for 25 metres
  • Swim Backstroke for 25 metres
  • Swim Butterfly for 25 metres
  • Enter water with Straddle jump followed by treading water for 90 seconds (throwing a ball to your friend with 1 hand)
  • Swim 25 metres Breaststroke with your head up and perform a Duck dive to pick up a toy from the bottom of the pool
  • Answer 8 basic water safety questions

Level 2(45/60-minutes lesson)

  • Tread water with clothes for 30 seconds followed by using a plastic bag to float 2x (with clothes)
  • Perform a dry rescue from the wall with a noodle (with clothes)
  • Swim Breaststroke for 75 metres and 75 metres Backstroke (with clothes)
  • Dive and swim underwater through a hoop for 12 metres (with clothes)
  • Breaststroke for 200 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim Combined Lifesaving Backstroke for 50 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim Backstroke for 50 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim Butterfly for 25 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim 10 metres with a ball (polo crawl) followed by treading water for 90 seconds (throwing a ball to your friend with 1 hand)
  • Swim 25 metres Breaststroke with your head up, perform a Duck dive and swim through 3 hoops
  • Answer 10 basic water safety questions

Level 3(45/60-minutes lesson)

  • Tread water with clothes for 30 seconds followed by using a plastic bag to float, swim 10 metres and float again (with clothes)
  • Perform a dry rescue from the wall with a noodle for 10 minutes (with clothes)
  • Swim Breaststroke for 100 metres and 100 metres Backstroke (with clothes)
  • Dive and swim underwater through a hoop for 15 metres (with clothes)
  • Breaststroke for 400 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim Combined Lifesaving Backstroke for 100 metres
  • Perform Race dive and swim Freestyle for 100 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim Backstroke for 100 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim Butterfly for 50 metres with correct start, turning and finish
  • Swim 25 metres with a ball (polo crawl) and pass the ball to your friend with 1 hand
  • Swim 200 metres Individual Medley with correct start, turning and finish
  • Answer 10 basic water safety questions