A good swimming instructor or swimming teacher is being looked up to by their pupils as role models. Students will look upon to teacher for knowledge and guidance. Friendly Dolphin Swim School firmly believes that a teacher must possess several key characteristics that will make him or her shine out.
These are some of the characteristics that will make the best teachers and determine their level of success in teaching. Especially in the pool, a swimming teacher will always have to foster discipline making sure students maintain it.
A teacher is a means of travel like a car; the students or athletes is the traveler. It is their journey; teachers are there to help them get to where they are supposed to be. Good coaching will always place the interests of the swimmers first.
Friendly Dolphin Swim School always makes sure our teachers and private swimming instructors in Singapore have all of these qualities.
The teacher has to understand not everybody will be learning at the same pace.
Aware that children’s behavior and attention spans will also try your patience.
No matter what is thrown at you, the teacher has to show patience and control at all times.
Possess sound knowledge of the swimming subject
Always keeping the knowledge up to date
Always admit when a teacher does not know the answer and make it a business to find out
This does not mean ruling with fear, just setting rules
Children have to be controlled for good safety purposes and learning purposes
Those stepping out of line will know they have done so and will not be tolerated
Letting pupils behave unruly throughout lesson not only make the lesson unsafe, students are also not learning anything
Golden rule is our teachers will always set out early on to show them who is the “boss”
Teaching swimming requires empathy in all swimming teachers
Teachers need empathy when facing children who are scared
Toward adult who are feeling embarassed and equally scared of water
Towards children who are over excited at prospect of getting into the water
Child or adult who is trying very hard to keep up with the rest
Ability to pass on information clearly and effectively
Effective communication will determine how fast the students learn
Essential to have wide knowledge of the subject
Conveying of information of knowledge is crucial in teaching
Pass the knowledge to the pupils in clear, concise way
Expertise in swimming understanding mechanism, techniques and human body
NROC certified swimming teachers to provide swimming lessons in all public swimming pools
Friendly Dolphin Swim School instructors are usually found in East and Central Singapore
Private Swimming Instructors in Singapore are certified under AUSTSWIM and SSTA
Swimming instructors are usually found around Redhill, Tiong Bahru area and public swimming complex in the east such as Tampines Hub Swimming Complex and Bedok Heartbeat Swimming Complex
All swimming pools include 25 public swimming pools, private condominiums, and clubhouses
Our team of swimming instructors is passionate individuals dedicated to imparting their years of knowledge and experience to all keen learners.
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