Learn how to swim with Michael Jamieson

At the ‘Michael Jamieson Swim Academy’ we provide you with an Olympic lead swim journey at an honest price. We have created a unique learn to swim journey centred around our love for the sport. We are extremely passionate about ensuring every child has the opportunity to learn to swim in a safe, fun and innovative way.

We offer:

  • Olympian lead program driven by silver medalist Michael Jamieson.
  • Max 6 children per class.
  • Teacher is in the water.
  • All of our teachers are fully qualified level 2 instructors individually selected for their skills and expertise
  • An online home portal that allows you to monitor your child’s progress.
  • Awards scheme provided by the national governing body.
  • Commitment of best practice.

The swimmers journey

Non swimmer
In this class children will work on building their water confidence and independence both with and without the use of buoyancy aids over a distance of up to 5m swimming on their front and back.
We will introduce self awareness of the fundamental movements and encourage swimmers to communicate how they feel in the water. They will work towards achieving stages 1 and 2 of the national governing body awards.

Beginner
Building on previous learning, in this class children will work towards achieving 10m independently on frontcrawl and backcrawl full stroke with a more effective technique and breaststroke and butterfly kick. Transferable aquatic skills are also introduced such as sculling, rotation and putting sequences together.
We will encourage the swimmers to feedback on their learning and to be more aware of how there body moves in the water.
Children will work towards achieving stages 3 and 4 of the national governing body awards.

Improver
In our improver classes children will continue to perfect technique with all 4 strokes over increasing distances and in deeper water (venue permitting) as well as introduce personal survival skills.
We will encourage swimmers to self reflect and evaluate their performance.
Children can achieve stages 5 and 6 of the national governing body awards.

Advanced
Our advanced class is designed for children who wish to prepare for club swimming or for those who just love keeping active in the water! Strokes will become more efficient over greater distances and aquatic skills and drills will become more complex. Competitive swimming skills will also be introduced.
We will encourage swimmers to feedback on their performance offer suggestions of improvement and to become great team mates!
Children can achieve stages 7-10 of the national governing body awards.

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