Teaching your baby to swim (part 2 – front floating)


Once your child is confident at skill 1 the next step is to teach front floating.

Floatation is a base skill for swimming

In this stage the 4 steps to succcess are

1. Holding – supporring under the torso in a horizontal position

2. Part face in the water

3. Face in water

4. Independant floating.

u swims YouTube channel is a great resource for video examples of all of this

Always remember the
Name, Ready, Go” instruction from skill 1

Once your child is confident in preforming this skill consistently they are ready for skill 3

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