Teaching Swimming Fundamentals

ISBN-10: 0736000445
ISBN-13: 9780736000444
Authors: YMCA of the USA Staff
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers Number of pages: 208 Dimensions: 11.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 1.540 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Structure of the YMCA Swim Lessons Program
YMCA Program Objectives
The Fundamentals of Teaching Swimming Fundamentals
Your Role as a YMCA Swim Instructor
Starting Classes Out Right
Meeting Your Responsibility As an Instructor
Teaching Water Skills
Teaching Character Development
Preventing Child Abuse
Child Development and Skill Teaching
The Developmental Perspective
How Children Learn
Stages of Learning
Characteristics of Children by Age Group
Teaching Styles and Methods
Using Student-Centered Teaching Styles
Teaching Methods
Observing Skill Performance
Giving Feedback
Creating an Effective Learning Environment
Class Organization
Session and Lesson Plans
Class Organization
Class Organizational Patterns
Class Safety
Instructional Floatation Devices (IFDs)
Aquatic Games
Class Management
Family Involvement
Working With Adults
Psychological Aspects
Developmental Characteristics
Changes in Progression Between Children and Adults
Adaptations for Physical Limitations
Using Equipment
Providing Healthy Lifestyle Information
Integrating Character Development
Motivating Adults
Goal Setting and Rewards
Working With Older Adults
Working With Different Populations
Working With People With Disabilities
Working With People From Other Cultures
Working With Classes of Varied Ages or With Families
Working With Day Camp and Day-Care Groups
Teaching Strokes
Stroke Progression
Developmental Sequences of Swimming
The Physics of Swimming
Stroke Overview
Front Crawl
Back Crawl
Butterfly Stroke
Elementary Backstroke
Aquatic Skills Games
Medical Advisory Committee Statements Related to Aquatics
Value Worksheets
Child Abuse Prevention YMCA Checklist
Health Precautions for Swim Instructors
Stroke Observation Checksheets
Art Series