SWIMSAFER is a new national water safety program introduced by the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) with the objective of NEW NATIONAL WATER SAFETY PROGRAMME INTRODUCED by Singapore Sports Council (SSC) water safety and drowning prevention. The program consists of 6 stages of progressive swimming training. At the end of each stage, the participants will undergo to ascertain his proficiency level. Those who complete successfully will receive a completion certification and a badge indicating his individual skill achievement.
The objection is for your child to gain confidence and develop in water, as well as learn general deep-end water safety. Techniques bought forward and backward movements. Safe entry and exit. And introducing to personal water survival skills.
General skills development will include unassisted step entry to water, sculling, feet-first surface dives, personal water safety skills and water safety awareness in a aquatic environment. Your child will be encouraged to achive25 metres of continuous swim.
Principle of personal water survival and basic rescue skills will be taught. Your child will demonstrate proficiency in sculling, under water skill, and the use of personal floatation device. Your child will be encouraged to achieve 50 metres of continuous swim.
Development of your child’s stroke techniques will be focus here, along with coordinated breathing in deep water while swimming 100 metres. Principles of water craft will be introduced, as well as continual work on rescue and personal water survival skills.
Fundamentals of diving will be introduced. Development of rescue skills and personal water survival will also continue at a more advanced levels. Your child will be required to demonstrate efficient stroke techniques to complete stage 5 before progressing to stage 6.
Your child will be required to perform stroke with greater ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over 400 metres. Rescue skills and water safety knowledge will focus on lifesaving readiness. Standing dive and advanced personal water survival skill will continue to be taught.