Swim Instructor

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Swim Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to determine whether or not you know the basic teaching principals put forth by Swim Venture.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following skills denote a level 1 student?
    • A. 

      Prone Glide – A hands forward, head down, floating glide with NO kick 10 times

    • B. 

      Rhythmic Breathing – Comfortably go underwater 5 times in a row, exhaling underwater and inhaling above water.

    • C. 

      Survival Swim and Exit- Independently jump from the side, fully clothed, kick to the surface, float for 10 seconds, swim back to nearest wall, and climb out of the pool.

    • D. 

      Back Float- An independent back float from the wall, with the chest and hips at the surface and feet and knees underwater (10 seconds)

  • 2. 
    Level ___ deals with arm propulsion.
  • 3. 
    What are the 3 basic fears a child may face when learning to swim?
    • A. 

      Separation anxiety, fear of water, fear of new people

    • B. 

      Fear of falling, fear of suffocation, fear of water

    • C. 

      Separation anxiety, fear of falling, fear of suffocation

    • D. 

      Fear of water, fear of falling, fear of people

  • 4. 
    Verbal reassurance and consistant hand holds are extremely helpful to students experiencing this fear.
    • A. 

      Fear of Falling

    • B. 

      Fear of Suffocation

    • C. 

      Fear of Drowning

    • D. 

      Separation Anxiety

  • 5. 
    It is critical to build _____ when working with a new student who is suffering from seperation anxiety.
  • 6. 
    Floating and kicking are skills associated with which level?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    List one skill that is required for graduation from level 4.
  • 8. 
    How often should a 2 year old child attend swim lessons, ideally?
    • A. 

      Twice per week

    • B. 

      3-4 times per week

    • C. 

      Once per week

    • D. 

      5 days per week

  • 9. 
     How are parents expected to interact during a pre-school lesson?
    • A. 

      They should be in the water with the instructor and the child.

    • B. 

      They should be at the edge of the pool deck with their feet in the water.

    • C. 

      They should be at the edge of the pool deck telling their child when to hold their breath, put their eyes in, etc.

    • D. 

      They should be sitting in view of the child during the lesson, but not interacting in the lesson.

  • 10. 
    A level 3 student should already know which of the following skills?
    • A. 

      Jump in and roll to back

    • B. 

      Use arms to change direction

    • C. 

      Side-breath kicking

    • D. 

      Streamline dolphin kick

  • 11. 
    What is the title of level 1?
    • A. 

      Floating and Kicking

    • B. 

      Water Comfort

    • C. 

      Learn to Swim

    • D. 

      Rolling and Breathing

  • 12. 
    What is the title of level 2?
    • A. 

      Survival Float

    • B. 

      Rolling and Breathing

    • C. 

      Floating and Kicking

    • D. 

      Water Comfort

  • 13. 
    Level ____ includes front kicking glide.
  • 14. 
    Where do you place your hands when assisting a student with their back float?
    • A. 

      One hand on their head and the other on their back.

    • B. 

      Both hands on their back.

    • C. 

      Both hands on their waist.

    • D. 

      Both hands on their head.

  • 15. 
    What do you do with a screaming child in a private class?
    • A. 

      Let them get out

    • B. 

      Keep teaching the lesson and let them cry

    • C. 

      Tell them that if they pick up all the toys, they can get out

    • D. 

      Tell them that you will let them have one toy each time they come out to you.

    • E. 

      Both c and d

  • 16. 
    What is the most common mistake in the rollover breath?
    • A. 

      They do not know which way to roll

    • B. 

      They can not make it to their back

    • C. 

      They can not get off their back

    • D. 

      They lift their head to breathe

  • 17. 
    How do you correct a swimmer whose hips are sinking during their back float?
    • A. 

      Tell them to put their feet down and chest up

    • B. 

      Tell them to hold their breath

    • C. 

      Move on to the next skill

    • D. 

      Tell them to put their arms out

    • E. 

      Tell them to kick their feet

  • 18. 
    True or False: We allow children 3 and under to wear disposable swim diaper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is the most common kicking mistake?
    • A. 

      Kicking too slow

    • B. 

      Kicking to little

    • C. 

      Bent knees

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    If a child rolls to breathe and sinks, what skill do they need to work on?
    • A. 

      Floating

    • B. 

      Rolling

    • C. 

      Kicking

    • D. 

      Breathing

  • 21. 
    What best describes the Swim Venture mission statement?
    • A. 

      The best swim lessons imaginable

    • B. 

      Qualilty guaranteed

    • C. 

      The best swim lesson experience imaginable

    • D. 

      Swim lessons you can trust

  • 22. 
    What is the most important skill in Learn to Swim?
    • A. 

      Eyes underwater

    • B. 

      Backfloating

    • C. 

      Kicking

    • D. 

      Rolling

    • E. 

      Arm Propulsion

  • 23. 
    List one skill that is required for graduation from level 1.
  • 24. 
    Survival float should be mastered before graduating what level?
  • 25. 
    What is the skill that requires a hands forward, head down, floating glide with NO kick?