Our Swimming programme is led by experienced coaches with both international coaching and competitive swimming history. Parents play a major role in our swimming programme. What makes our program unique is that we believe each child is an individual with unique skills and needs, therefore we have implemented a tailored program to suit and meet the needs of each child. Furthermore, swimming is an avenue where young people can develop life skills that include: time management, hard work, goal setting, sportsmanship, co-operation and water survival skills. With that in mind, our SMM swimming programme aims to provide an environment where the student can enhance such life skills.
The swimming programme ranges from 4 years old upwards to swimmers preparing for swimming competitions against international schools in Singapore. Our three programmes:- the learn to swim; the development and the school squad enables the school to cater for different swimming needs and abilities. Furthermore, we believe that continuity is the key to developing good swimmers; our swimming programme runs throughout the year.
The learn to swim group (4-6 years old)
This group is designed for children who are non swimmers. The objectives of this group are:
• To develop confidence
• Basic coordination
• Promote safety
Development Squad (7 -9 years old)
This group is designed for children with the ability to swim 25m in any choice of stroke.
The main objectives of this squad are:
• To develop specific stroke technique in front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly
• building basic swimming endurance required in competitive swimming.
• Basic race dive starts and turns
Swimmers in this squad are encouraged to participate in some swimming competitions.
School squad (9 years old & above)
This squad is for swimmers who enjoy swimming and wish to pursuit competitive swimming. The objectives of the squad are:
• to improve stroke techniques
• develop tactics required for competitions.
To be eligible for this squad, a swimmer must be capable of swimming 50m in at least two competitive strokes.
“The child’s success is the positive involvement of parents, therefore parents occupy a central position to SMM Knights swimming team”
Information on our next 2 meets
SMM NOVICE INVITATIONAL SWIMMING MEET – MIXED U16
Date: 6 APRIL 2017
Time: 4:00PM – 5:30PM
Venue: SAINT JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL), THOMSON RD, SINGAPORE 298191
SMM NOVICE INVITATIONAL SWIMMING MEET – MIXED U16 – CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN/LIGHTNING
Date: 22 MARCH 2017
Time: 3:30PM – 5:10PM
Venue: SIR MANASSEH MEYER INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, SEMBAWANG