Mastering The Swim Strokes

Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages!

      12 March 2019

Students of the Pre-Squad are challenged to push through their comfort zones to develop the mental strength and physical stamina to achieve excellence in competitive swimming. They are expected to embody confidence, discipline and team spirit, and benefit from “positive coaching”, which is a structured way of teaching and correcting students.

By training and having fun together as a team, these students can improve and look forward to the next lesson with smiles on their faces. For more information, please visit www.safra.sg/our-services/fins or email fins@safra.sg.

“I took part in my first actual competition in 2018. I didn’t win, but I got a personal best and it was really fun – that’s why I swim. I have been working on my legs and my kicking, which was always my weakest point. Coach has really helped me improve that.” Daniel Chung, Student

“I like playing games [during training] and the coach makes it fun. During training, I also like taking part in the time trials. I’ve learnt how to swim faster and to be better in breaststroke. Now, I’m more confident.” Eldrick Lim, Student

“I enjoy the training and the way the coach teaches us. He will tease us when we make mistakes. I’ve learnt to kick faster and improved in my freestyle and butterfly strokes. Sometimes, if we make too much noise, the coach will scold us. This has taught us to be more respectful when someone is teaching us.” Ethan Lim, Student

“I wanted my son, Aaron, to learn this kind of discipline and test himself against others. I just want him to have a lifelong passion for swimming. If he gets a medal, it would be a bonus.” Jeremy Goh, Father of Aaron, Joel And Timothy

“Their strokes have definitely improved and they are more disciplined – that’s for sure. Coach Julian really has a way with the boys. The training is always not enough for them!” Elizabeth, Mother of Javan And Jalen


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