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Title Teaching swimming and water safety : the Australian way / Austswim
Edition Second edition
Published Chatswood, N.S.W. : Mosby Elsevier, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  797.21071 Mea/Tsa 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents 1. Overview of AUSTSWIM and the aquatic industry -- 2. Legal responsibilities for the AUSTSWIM teacher -- 3. How people learn -- 4. Being an effective teacher -- 5. Aquatic safety, survival and rescue skills -- 6. Principles of movement in water -- 7. Water familiarisation, buoyancy, mobility and safety -- 8. Teaching safer diving skills -- 9. Towards efficient stroke development -- 10. Plan, deliver and review a lesson
Summary Summary: "This manual represents the next step in AUSTSWIM's commitment to continuous improvement and quality outcomes and as such represents a significant step forward in providing an enhanced experience for students. The improved four colour design and presentation will further assist course candidates to acquire the appropriate knowledge and skills to become competent teachers in aquatic education. The topics deemed necessary for learning all aspects of teaching swimming and water safety are covered by this manual. While these skills are being developed, every opportunity is taken to impart water safety knowledge, to reduce the likelihood of aquatic incidents, including drownings. This manual plays a pivotal role in facilitating the delivery of quality swimming and water safety programs throughout Australia."--Publisher description
Notes Cover title
Includes index
Previous Australian ed.: Boronia, Vic. Austswim, 2002
Subject AUSTSWIM (Swimming program)
AUSTSWIM (Swimming programme)
Aquatic sports -- Australia -- Safety measures -- Study and teaching.
Aquatic sports -- Safety measures -- Study and teaching.
Lesson planning.
Swimming for children -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Swimming -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Swimming -- Study and teaching.
Swimming -- Training.
Swimming -- Australia.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
ISBN 9781875897872 (paperback)
Other Titles Title page has title as: AUSTSWIM : Australian Council for the Teaching of Swimming and Water Safety