Level 2 Course

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Level 2

Swim Dynamics Level 2 course is for people wishing to become swimming coaches or teachers to children between 8 and 15 years old. One of the contributors to the course content is Warren Vercueil who has trained swimmers in Switzerland for the last 30 years.  He has produced 5 Swiss champions and has run many courses with Olympic swimmers. Our directors, Bev Verweij and Dee Barnard, have also made significant contributions to the content of this course.


To participate in the Swim Dynamics Level 2 Course.
  • The Swim Dynamics Level 1 course, or another LTS reputable course. If you have completed another programme, you will need to send us the course outline so we can determine whether you will be able to cope with our training. Theoretical and practical examinations are held at the end of the course, with a certificate of achievement being awarded on completion.
  • You must have at least 1 year of swim teaching experience.
  • You are also required to do a CPR course before the exam can be done.
  • If you reside outside SA and wish to attend our courses you may do the practical exam via video and the theory exam is done in the form of an open book exam.
  • For candidates wanting to do the full course and not just a workshop, theoretical and practical exams will be held after the courses. The candidates have 6 months to complete their logging and return to do the exams.

  • If you are interested in participating in the Level 2 Course, please Get in Touch

    Level 2 Course Content

    • Advanced swimming for youth between the ages of 8 to 15
    • Introduction
    • Components of performance in sport.
    • Stroke technique – crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly
    • Stroke analysis – crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly
    • Stroke correction – crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly
    • Effective drills to correct strokes – crawl, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly
    • Drills used to improve co-ordination, rhythm, speed, stamina, strength and endurance.
    • Starts – Stroke specific starts. FINA rules
    • Turns– Stroke specific starts. FINA rules
    • Endings - – Stroke specific starts. FINA rules
    • Land training
    • Flexibility, stretching and strength
    • Training methods
    • Teaching programmes and how you should execute the trainings
    • Materials – Paddles, kick boards, fins, pull-buoy
    • Endurance, stamina and speed
    • Working with the clock
    • Early, mid and late season
    • Competition preparation
    • Psychological aspects and physical needs regarding these age groups
    • How to brand yourself and/or your swim school
    We will go to any venue but there needs to be at least 10 candidates.
    The fee is more to cover accommodation and travel costs.

    Dee Barnard | Alberton

    Tel : +27 74 111 7909
    Mail :dee@swimdynamicssa.co.za

    Bev Verweij | Benoni

    Tel : +27 83 628 6600
    Mail :bev@swimdynamicssa.co.za

    Lauren Roberts | KZN

    Tel : +27 82 788 0184
    Mail : lauren@swimdynamicssa.co.za