Sat, Jul 10|
The Nile Swim Club
Intro to Diving|July|Saturday|11am
Learn to dive competitively or just for fun with this introduction to diving class. This class is offered FREE for members and guests.
Time & Location
Jul 10, 2021, 11:00 AM – Jul 31, 2021, 12:00 PM
The Nile Swim Club, 513 S Union Ave, Yeadon, PA 19050, USA
About the Event
Coach Kerry Foster will lead the Introduction to Diving Class Saturday and Sunday's at 11:00 am.
Participants must be at least 10 years old and have strong swimming skills.
What you will need for the Clinic:
All divers must wear a proper swimsuit; Men- Swim trunks (no underwear is to be worn under trunks). Women- One piece Swim Suit. (No cut offs or basketball shorts, tee shirts or cover ups worn in the pool).
A bag, towel and sunblock. A change of clothes is optional. No water shoes allowed in pool.
Classes will take place rain or shine. If there is thunder or lightening classes may be delayed or postponed.
In this class divers will learn the basic stretches to adequately prepare them to engage diving maneuvers.
Each participant will acquire:
- Proper body mechanics-tie pointing, hand, head, arm coordination for entry. The importance of the core with hips and buttock.
- Each will learn how to properly elongate the body for entry maneuvers from the side of the pool and off the diving board.
- Each will learn to properly manipulate the diving board by learning to approach a dive, leave the board and enter the water( forwards and back wards).
The goal of the course is that every participant will learn to do a front jump, rear jump, front dive tuck , pike, back dive layout, forward somersault tuck and back somersault tuck.
We will conclude the diving season with attempting to do a Forward one and one-half somersault tuck.
The season will conclude with a skulduggery competition between the divers and certificates will be given out.
Intro To Diving