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