Patumahoe Swimmer of the week


Week of Monday 7th of October


image of Swimmer of the Week - Ariabelle Odevilas

Swimmer of the Week - Ariabelle Odevilas

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Swimmer of the Week - Ariabelle Odevilas

Ariabelle just started swimming last term in our Rugrats level and now she is doing so well in our Explorers level. She started with not wanting to put her face in the water but now she can hold her breath for at least 5 seconds while swimming on her own. Her water confidence is growing every week. We are working on her back floats, arms and legs working together. You are amazing Ariabelle! Keep up the good work!

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Week of Monday 30th of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - Mia Chapman-Richardson

Swimmer of the Week - Mia Chapman-Richardson

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Swimmer of the Week - Mia Chapman-Richardson

Mia has improved massively in the last couple of months. She closes her mouth on cue and can hold her breath for 5 seconds or more. She can propel herself forward without any support and swim all by herself. She loves to jump off the wall and swims to the mat. Well done Mia!

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Week of Monday 23rd of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - Akanksha Prakash

Swimmer of the Week - Akanksha Prakash

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Swimmer of the Week - Akanksha Prakash

Akanksha have a perfect attitude every time she comes for swimming. She is always smiling and ready to go. She's got a beautiful big arms and fast kicks. Her side breathing is consistent and roll outs are very tidy. She has improve tremendously with kicking on her back. Great job Akanksha!

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Week of Monday 16th of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - Taylor Webb

Swimmer of the Week - Taylor Webb

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Swimmer of the Week - Taylor Webb

Taylor is our swimmer of the week this week. He has come so far since he moved to Legends.The stroke that has improved the most is his Butterfly. He has now mastered his kick and is starting to perfect his arms. His medley is also starting to look really good because of his improvement.

Keep it up Taylor!!


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Week of Monday 2nd of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - Connor Ziesler

Swimmer of the Week - Connor Ziesler

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Swimmer of the Week - Connor Ziesler

Connor's confidence in the pool has grown so much this year. Moving from Wiggles to Sprats and hopping in the pool without Mum is a milestone. He loves singing songs and jumping off the wall now. He can hold his breath for at least 5 seconds and kick at the same time while holding on to a board. We are working on his jumping off the bench and swimming now. He is also getting really good floating on his back with rotations. Well done Connor!! We are proud of you!


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Week of Monday 19th of August


image of Swimmer of the Week - Jaxon Griffin

Swimmer of the Week - Jaxon Griffin

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Swimmer of the Week - Jaxon Griffin

Jaxon has come so far over the past few weeks. He has gone from only using a board while floating/kicking to now doing it all by himself. He has got a nice strong kick so we are just working on his streamline glides now. We have introduced Jaxon's big arms with kicking now and he is almost mastering it. Keep up the great work Jaxon!

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Week of Monday 12th of August


image of Swimmer of the Week - Leo Brown

Swimmer of the Week - Leo Brown

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Swimmer of the Week - Leo Brown

Leo swims consistently with great enthusiasm and always willing to learn. He is quick to pick up new things that we teach him. He can do his 2 lengths Freestyle ans Backstroke comfortably now and getting the hang on the tumble turns and Breaststroke kick. He is such an awesome swimmer and we cant wait to see him improve. Well done Leo!

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Week of Monday 5th of August


image of Swimmer of the Week - Leo Booker

Swimmer of the Week - Leo Booker

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Swimmer of the Week - Leo Booker

Leo is just an awesome swimmer. He can confidently kick on his back without aid. He can consistently swims Freestyle for 3 or more breaths in a row and has improved heaps on his side breathing. He is always keen to try his best and loves swimming. Well done Leo!

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Week of Monday 29th of July


image of Swimmer of the Week - Jayden Parker

Swimmer of the Week - Jayden Parker

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Swimmer of the Week - Jayden Parker

Jayden has improved a lot since he started with us last term. He can know lie down on his pillow with a small aid for 15m. His freestyle is a lot stronger now and getting more used to swimming Freestyle with bilateral breathing. With his Backstroke, he used to struggle streamline kicking on his back but now he can do it with ease. Jayden is always very keen to learn and that is why his improve heaps in this short amount of time. Well done Jayden!

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Week of Monday 22nd of July


image of Swimmer of the Week - Axel Taylor

Swimmer of the Week - Axel Taylor

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Swimmer of the Week - Axel Taylor

Axel have been swimming really well. He always tries his best, listen well and eager to learn. He has improved on his breathing on his side and starting with his freestyle. Axel is a pleasure to teach and we always look forward to see him. Well done Axel!

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Week of Wednesday 26th of June


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Swimmer of the Week - Brooklyn Young

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Swimmer of the Week - Brooklyn Young

Brooklyn is our swimmer of the week this week! She loves being in the water which has proven to be a big help for her swimming! In the last few weeks, Brooklyn's side kicking has become so much stronger she can now kick from bench to bench without stopping with only a low aid board! Because of this she has now mastered her rollouts and is starting to combine it with her arms meaning she can now take a few breaths on her own when doing Freestyle. Brooklyn has her rotations down to a T, and is starting to blow her bubbles before breathing. Keep up the great work Brooklyn, you are swimming so well at the moment!


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Week of Monday 17th of June


image of Swimmer of the Week - Grace Zane

Swimmer of the Week - Grace Zane

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Swimmer of the Week - Grace Zane

Grace has improved heaps this year. She is so much more confident swimming by herself now. She can kick by herself now with no aid and stand up by herself. She can also hold her breath for 5 seconds. She is now working on her streamline arms while kicking and also working on her big arms and kicking. Well done Grace!

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Week of Monday 1st of April


image of Swimmer of the Week - Hayden Rogers

Swimmer of the Week - Hayden Rogers

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Swimmer of the Week - Hayden Rogers

Hayden has been improving immensely this last few weeks. His body position and rotations has been so consistent and he is getting stronger. We have been working hard on his lying down on his pillow and because of that his freestyle technique has been better. He always listens and pays good attention. Good job Hayden!

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Week of Monday 25th of March


image of Swimmer of the Week - Connor Gibson

Swimmer of the Week - Connor Gibson

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Swimmer of the Week - Connor Gibson

Connor is such a joy to teach. His big arms and kicking has improved heaps. And had mastered floating on his front and back. Connor is good with his water safety skills and is having fun at the same time. Keep up the good work Connor!

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Week of Monday 18th of March


image of Swimmer of the Week - Grayson Tapper

Swimmer of the Week - Grayson Tapper

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Swimmer of the Week - Grayson Tapper

Grayson is always happy when he comes to swimming. He will put his face in the water, kick and glide with one board. He can do his streamline arms by himself and has a strong kick. Awesome job Grayson.

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Week of Monday 11th of March


image of Swimmer of the Week - Chase Ruddell

Swimmer of the Week - Chase Ruddell

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Swimmer of the Week - Chase Ruddell

Although Chase just moved up early this year he is progressing rapidly. He has achieved his 100m Breaststroke and Medley turns. He gives everything 110%. His technique in all his strokes have improved heaps. Just working on his Butterfly arms. He is polite and an absolute gem to have in class.Keep up the good work Chase! Well done!

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Week of Monday 4th of March


image of Swimmer of the Week - Christlah Heta

Swimmer of the Week - Christlah Heta

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Swimmer of the Week - Christlah Heta


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Week of Monday 18th of February


image of Swimmer of the Week - Elett Drury

Swimmer of the Week - Elett Drury

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Swimmer of the Week - Elett Drury

Elett is such a good listener and always tries his best. He loves to swim. There is such a huge improvement with his big arms and kicking. He can now do his starfish on his back assisted. Well done Elett!

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Week of Monday 4th of February


image of Swimmer of the Week - Annabelle Shields

Swimmer of the Week - Annabelle Shields

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Swimmer of the Week - Annabelle Shields

Annabelle has come such a long way with her swimming recently, she is really starting to ace her Butterfly arms and timing. She has also started to do more lengths because her fitness and speed has improved heaps. Annabelle has mastered her Individual Medley and medley turns now and we just need to work on her tumble turns for Freestyle and Backstroke. Well done Annabelle!

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Week of Monday 21st of January


image of Swimmer of the Week - Oliver Coombes

Swimmer of the Week - Oliver Coombes

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Swimmer of the Week - Oliver Coombes

Oliver just started Pirates level last December and he is already got most of his goals achieved. He can swim 15m Freestyle with bilateral breathing already and his backstroke is coming along well too. Oliver likes to challenge himself and gives his 100% effort every lesson. Keep it up Oliver and we are so proud of you!

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Week of Monday 17th of December


image of Swimmer of the Week - Kenzie Cox

Swimmer of the Week - Kenzie Cox

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Swimmer of the Week - Kenzie Cox

Kenzie is such a joy to teach. She is a good listener and taking on board feedback given to her. She always strives to swim well and still have fun. Her continuous arms in Freestyle and Backstroke have improved so much this month. She is now learning how to do her tumble turns. Well done Kenzie!

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Week of Monday 10th of December


image of Swimmer of the Week - Wyatt Cruickshank

Swimmer of the Week - Wyatt Cruickshank

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Swimmer of the Week - Wyatt Cruickshank

Wyatt has been consistently improving with his swimming. We are focusing on his big arms and kicking working together. He loves going to the deep end to do his jumps by himself and he can rollover on his back for his starfish. You are amazing Wyatt! Keep up the good work!

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Week of Wednesday 14th of November


image of Swimmer of the Week - Leon Jeannie

Swimmer of the Week - Leon Jeannie

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Swimmer of the Week - Leon Jeannie

Leon is doing really well. He is good with his rotations and kicking on his back. Leon can also lie down on his pillow without any aid now. He listens and loves to get feedback from his teacher. Keep up the good work!

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Week of Monday 5th of November


image of Swimmer of the Week - Stanley Foley

Swimmer of the Week - Stanley Foley

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Swimmer of the Week - Stanley Foley

Stanley always have a smile on his face everytime he comes to swimming. He loves to challenge himself and tries his best all the time. He love to do his streamline kick on his back and he does it well too. He has started swimming freestyle and backstroke with less rest each length. His endurance is getting better and he is getting stronger. We also just started doing his tumble turns and he is close on getting it right. Keep up the good work Stanley!

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Week of Monday 29th of October


image of Swimmer of the Week - Peyton Cruickshank

Swimmer of the Week - Peyton Cruickshank

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Swimmer of the Week - Peyton Cruickshank

Peyton has had a lot of improvement over the last few weeks particularly on her breaststroke kick which she can now do perfectly with a board. She can swim her 40m Freestyle and 40m Backstroke with ease now and does not get tired at all. We just need to work on her Breaststroke timing and put the finishing touches on her freestyle now. Keep up the good work and positive attitude Peyton!

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Week of Thursday 11th of October


image of Swimmer of the Week - Zane Addenbrooke

Swimmer of the Week - Zane Addenbrooke

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Swimmer of the Week - Zane Addenbrooke

Zane's confidence over the last 6 weeks has grown tremendously!!! This is shown by how he is now comfortable to be horizontal in the water and loving to do his jumps and rolling onto his back before swimming back to the wall. Zane has also mastered floating on his back, keeping a nice body position. Great swimming Zane - no stopping you now!!


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Week of Thursday 27th of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - Amelia Milite

Swimmer of the Week - Amelia Milite

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Swimmer of the Week - Amelia Milite

Amelia always patiently waits for her turn and she tries her best when she is lying on her pillow without stopping. Her big arms and kicking is really good and she only need minimal assistance on her rotations. Keep up the great work Amelia!

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Week of Monday 24th of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - William Lake

Swimmer of the Week - William Lake

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Swimmer of the Week

William Lake

William has been making some great improvements to his continuous arms for freestyle giving him some real strength and speed to his stroke. He has done this by coming to each lesson with a great attitude and always asks the right questions to help him improve. William has also started to consistently swim for two lengths without stopping. Keep it up William!

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Week of Monday 17th of September


image of Swimmer of the Week - Olivia Watling

Swimmer of the Week - Olivia Watling

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Olivia Watling

Olivia always gives her 100% every lesson with a positive attitude, she loves to take on new challenges and persevere until she gets it done properly. She does her streamline kick to the flags and her three strokes before she swims freestyle. She is also learning to do her tumble turns. Awesome job Olivia!

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Week of Monday 3rd of September


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Selina Tamang

Swimmer of the Week - Patumahoe

Selina Tamang

Selina has gained a lot of confidence since moving up to explorers and continues to give her best, like jumping off the wall further and going under the water. She loves swimming that she puts her hand up to go first and does what her teacher asks her to do. Selina is making really good progress, every lesson she does something new. We are all happy with how she is improving. Well done Selina!

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Week of Wednesday 29th of August


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Elliot Whittaker

Swimmer of the Week - Patumahoe

Elliot Whittaker


It is such a pleasure teach Elliot, he always listens and waits for his turn and tries his best everytime he swims. He is now submerging in the water, swims by himself with his big arms and kicking. You are amazing Elliot!!! We are proud of you!

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Week of Tuesday 21st of August


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Swimmer of the week - Alex Gray

Swimmer of the week - PATUMAHOE

Alex Gray

Alex is an angel to teach as he listens and considers everything his teacher asks him to do. He gives his 100% every time he swims. And because of that, he has mastered his streamline glide, strong kick and both his front and back float. Awesome job Alex!!!



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Week of Tuesday 14th of August


image of Swimmer of the Week - Taylor Batchelor

Swimmer of the Week - Taylor Batchelor

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Swimmer of the week

Taylor Batchelor

Taylor just moved up to Legends a couple of weeks ago and she is doing really well. She has got a positive attitude and likes to challenge herself. She can now do 100m Breaststroke without stopping. Her Butterfly and turns are improving every week. Keep up the good work Taylor!

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Week of Tuesday 31st of July


placeholder image of Swimmer of the week - Archer Geck

Swimmer of the week - Archer Geck

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Swimmer of the Week

Archer Geck

Archer has been really brave and swimming without his mum in the pool now. He tries his best to do his back floats with Toni's help.



2: Trying really hard to do his assisted back floats



3: Starting to use the boards for his streamline glides on his own while doing his balloon face in the water

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Week of Tuesday 17th of July


image of Swimmer of the week - Paige Roberts

Swimmer of the week - Paige Roberts

Paige Roberts


Every week Paige has been more confident in the the pool. She is always willing to try new things and gets better every time too. She loves jumping off the wall and finally submerged her head on her own and loves it. Well done Paige!!!

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Week of Tuesday 26th of June


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Wyatt Pearce

Wyatt has come really far in the short time we had him. He will jump with confidence in the deep end on his teachers cue. He has also progressed a lot with his kicking. Long legs, pointy toes and kicks really fast by himself. He can submerge under the water with his big balloon face and picks up sinking toys off the floor. Awesome job Wyatt!!!

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Week of Sunday 10th of June


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Taylor Moore

Taylor Moore can now confidently put her face in the water. She is happy to venture to the deep end with her class and do jumps by herself. Taylor can now do a balloon face and kick with one board with ease now.

Keep up the good work Taylor

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Week of Tuesday 5th of June


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Talia Robitaille

Talia is very good at listening to advice and implements it into her swimming. She is always keen to learn something new. Talia's breaststroke technique is very good, and she has now got the hang of her three second glide. Tahlia can also do tumble turns and push off on her tummy.

Keep up the good work Tahlia!

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Week of Tuesday 29th of May


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Finn Berrington

Finn is always trying really hard and wanting to improve. He is improving well and has had a boost in confidence. Finn listens to what his teacher has to say and is very respectful in his class. Finn has achieved 4 out of 5 of his goals for our Explorers level.

Keep up the good work Finn!

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Week of Friday 25th of May


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Millar Te Rangi

Millar has improved so much on his endurance and technique for his Freestyle and backstroke. He also now has his timing spot on for Breaststroke and Butterfly. Millar has a fantastic dive and he loves to race!


Keep up the good work Millar!

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Week of Monday 21st of May


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Fletcher Wallbutton

Fletcher only started swimming with us a little while ago and has quickly progressed through our Crabs level into Stingers by mastering his breathing position on his pillow. Fletcher can now do his freestyle all the way to the bench without standing up and has a good strong tick on his back.

Well done Fletch, Keep up the good swimming :)

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Week of Friday 11th of May


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Frankie Gill

Frankie's confidence in the water has progressed so much within the last 2 months. She started off not wanting to go under the water and is now submerging for over 5 seconds. She has been working towards her floating and kicking without any assistance and is starting to master this quite nicely ! She is also wanting to challenge herself and is willing to learn new things which makes it a pleasure teaching her.

Keep up the good work Frankie

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Week of Wednesday 9th of May


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Emily Stephenson

Emily always comes to every class with a positive attitude and a smile. She tries really hard to swim with both arm and leg rotations. She is able to float on her back unassisted for a short period of time

Keep up the good work Emily!

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Week of Wednesday 9th of May


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Eddie Lehrle

Eddie shows up to every lessons with a great attitude and always gives 110% with his swimming. He has made some huge improvements with his technique in breaststroke and always works to improve from critique. Eddie has also picked up his butterfly very quickly and I can see he has been practicing lots over the break as he come back just as strong as when left.



Keep up the good work Eddie!

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Week of Wednesday 9th of May


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Leo Booker

Leo is able to glide with a very good streamline body and can hold his breath all the way to the flags! He has a nice strong and fast kick. His arm and leg co-ordination is coming along nicely aswell!

Keep up the good week Leo!

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Week of Wednesday 9th of May


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Zavier Hill

Zavier has come such a long was with his swimming over the last quarter. His confidence has truly shown over the weeks and is now submerging under the water for more than 5 seconds. He will paddle his arms and kick his legs as much as he can throughout his lesson and is always joining in with everything. He is on his way to becoming a great little fish in the water !

Keep up the good work Zavier!

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Week of Wednesday 9th of May


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Carter Renney

Carter can do his rotations for 20m with and without googles. He can lie down on his pillow with minimal / no aid for 8m. He also has an awesome body position and amazing dive.

Keep up the good work Carter!

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Week of Tuesday 1st of May


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Sienna Edwards

Sienna is able to participate in class activities with a smile. She can float on her back assisted and also kick on her tummy assisted. Her teacher Claire is so proud of how far she has come and how much more confident she is at trying new things!

Keep up the good work Sienna

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