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    Swimsanity HIIT Instructor Course Curriculum  -   2020

 

1  This is Swimsanity HIIT


    • Welcome to Swimsanity HIIT

    • The key facts: Swimsanity®


  •               2   Let's get started!

    • Lead from the front

    • Say hello and meet the class

    • Kick off the session with the health and safety briefing

    • Start with a warm up

    • Watch the participants

    • Learning Assessment - The Start


  •      3  HIIT Training Principles

    • HIIT the pool

    • Benefits of HIIT

    • HIIT Principles

    • Planning HIIT Workouts

    • Working with Different Abilities

    • Monitoring Exercise Intensity

    • Safety Considerations

    • HIIT Quiz

    • Learning Assessment - HIIT


  •    4  Water Training Principles
    • Water Training Principles

    • Benefits of Training in Water

    • Buoyancy

    • Depth

    • Drag / Water Resistance

    • Hydrostatic Pressure

    • Viscosity, Turbulence and Surface Tension

    • Heat dissipation

    • Water temperature 

    • Levers

    • Learning Assessment - Water Training


  •             5  Teaching Skills
    • Teaching Skills

    • Verbal instructions and teaching skills

    • Visual teaching skills

    • Safety and Effectiveness 

    • Progressions and adaptations

    • Learning Assessment - Teaching

  •           6  Paddle Exercises
    • Paddle Exercises

    • Paddle Setup

    • Key benefits of paddle exercises

    • Push out and in

    • Sweeping side to side

    • Punching forwards

    • Punching side to side

    • Long arm lift up and push down

    • Biceps and triceps

    • Albatrosses

    • Breaststroke arms

    • Front crawl arms

    • Butterfly arms

    • Learning Assessment - Paddle Exercises


  •               7  Wall Exercises

    • Using Walls

    • Benefits of using the walls

    • Sit ups reaching towards toes

    • Sit ups reaching for ceiling

    • Sit ups reaching to the sides

    • Long Leg Raises

    • Side leg lift

    • Easy push ups

    • Assisted push ups

    • Full Push Ups

    • Swimsanity Lift Up

    • Forward and backward leg lifts

    • Learning Assessment - Wall exercises


  •      8  Running and Movement

    • Running and Movement

    • Benefits of Running and Movement

    • Running on the spot- standing tall

    • High speed running on the spot - crouching down

    • Treading water

    • Running forwards or in circles

    • Running backwards

    • Running Sideways

    • Sprinting from point to point

    • Learning Assessment - Movement


  •         9  Jumping Exercises

    • Jumping

    • Benefits of Jumping Exercises

    • Jumps Up

    • Star Jumps

    • One Legged Hopping Jumps 

    • Bunny hopping

    • Forwards / Backwards Jumps

    • Learning Assessment - Jumping


10  Kicking

    • Kicking Exercises

    • The Benefits of Kicking Exercises

    • Kicking on front– Long legs

    • Kicking on back– Long legs

    • Kicking on side

    • Kicking obliques

    • Learning Assessment - Kicking


    •                  11  Team Exercises


    • Team exercises

    • Tag

    • Swim of war

    • The Salmon


  •                       12  Cool Down

    • Introduction

    • Cool down - The benefits

    • Moving Stretches

    • Standing Stretches

    • Learning Assessment - Cool Down


  •                           13  Music

    • Music

    • Keep it fresh, maintain the intensity

    • Mix and Flow

    • Music precautions

    • Learning Assessment - Music


  •           14  Promoting Growth

    • Introduction

    • Redefine the poolspace – a fight for gender balance

    • Lure gym goers away from the gym and into the pool 

    • Tips to help launch your new class


  •                          15  Safety

    • Introduction

    • Facility Safety

    • Paddle Safety

    • Electrical Safety

    • Participant Numbers

    • Participant Readiness

    • Session Structure

    • Learning Assessment - Safety

  •               16  Further reading
  • Bibliography

    17   practical assessment 
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