The International Federation of Swimming Teachers’ Associations Limited (IFSTA) represents and unites the world’s largest swimming teaching bodies in the common goal of reducing deaths by drowning, by improving standards in teaching swimming and other survival techniques.
Baby and Pre-School Award.
Are you passionate about giving babies the best and most enjoyable experience in water? If you’d like to set the skills and foundation of a baby’s swimming journey and help them dip their toes into the pool, this qualification is for you.
STA Baby & Pre School
The benefits of early swimming are manifold and helping babies along the way to swimming can be one of the most enjoyable experiences. Early swimming encourages free movement in the water that is conducive to swimming and basic water skills can be acquired along the way. It is an excellent way for parents to bond with their child, fathers and mothers can get to know their babies in a relax playful mode. Going swimming together helps parents to know your baby better and may teach parents how to adapt to your baby’s personality for the best results.
German researchers have found that children, who started swimming in their third month, were more independent and less fearful when confronted by new situations. Babies showed better intellectual ability and had greater precision in motion, better coordination and better balance.
Introducing babies and preschool children to water needs to be done carefully and with love. Baby and preschool swimming programs have to be carefully design and progressively taught so that skills are in hand with the child’s physiological and psychological development.
Swimming can be the first sport for a child to have good fun and enjoyed for a lifetime!
People with Disabilities.
Swimming for people with disabilities is extremely rewarding and teaching is equally satisfying. This course is for those who would like to help someone gain water confidence and teach them essential swimming and movement skills through play in a supportive environment.
STA People with Disabilities
Swimming is great fun and opens up a range of opportunities within the sport and it is a lifelong activity that can be enjoyed at different levels by everyone.
For those with complex needs, swimming may be the only physical activity that can naturally lead to skill development and improvements in health and fitness. Water provides a medium of free movement independently to those with multiple disabilities and regular swimming enables everyone with a stimulating experience that will enhance their lives.
A warm pool provides a therapeutic and tactile environment can create a response that can help to give opportunities to develop essential aspects of personal development. Water definitely has tremendous potential for rehabilitation work. The resistance of water strengthens weak muscles and helps stabilize involuntarily and poorly co-ordinate movements.
Teaching swimmers with disabilities is a demanding but rewarding activity. Teachers need to know how to apply principles of swimming to help each person to reach beyond the barrier of physical and intellectual limitations.
STA People with Disabilities Certificate will provide a valuable resource for a teacher to motivate a swimmer with a disability to a unique level of personal satisfaction and achievement.
The rewards are great for those who make the effort to participate and to explore the challenges in teaching special needs that provides an opportunity for achievement.
Swimming can transform lives!
Start with - STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming.
This is the first step you’ll need to take to become a fully qualified swimming teacher with STA. The Award will develop your vocational skills and technical knowledge, so you can independently teach your very own class of 12 participants from non-swimmers/beginners up to improvers (children and adults).
Progress to - STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming.
Take the next step and progress as a swimming teacher, retaining your class by offering advanced lessons, extended skills and advanced awards.
Those who are interested in taking on the Certificate course can also take advantage of 12 months free CIMSPA affiliate membership with access to a wide range of benefits from the professional development body, once they’re qualified.
STA Swimming Teachers
Becoming a swimming teacher is a fantastic career path for those who are looking for a rewarding, active and challenging role.
With flexible teaching hours to fit around your lifestyle, you’ll enjoy the satisfaction of a work-life balance whilst teaching an incredible and important life skill.
Countless opportunities for employment are available with private swim schools and public leisure centers who are on the search for qualified, motivated and inspiring swimming teachers.
How Much Does It Cost for the Qualification?
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