This course will teach you how to help students understand water safety concepts (safety benchmark), and how to swim breaststroke 9 metres/30 feet with good timing and extension (swim benchmark).  

In This Course

  1. 1
    • Introduction

    • Benchmarks

    • Benchmark Performance

    • Safety

    • Words to Know

    • Check Your Knowledge

  2. 2
    • Safety Skill - Water Safety Concepts

    • Breaststroke Kick

    • Breaststroke Pull

    • Timing and Body Position

    • Check Your Knowledge

  3. 3
    • Practicum and Reflection

    • Stroke School Blue Stage Practicum Worksheet

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

  • List the basic water safety concepts in the curriculum

  • Describe the motion of the breaststroke kick

  • Describe the motion of the breaststroke pull

  • Describe the timing of breathing during breaststroke

  • Identify the sequence of movements during breaststroke

  • Conduct drills and learning activities for teaching breaststroke