West Michigan Diving Academy Lessons

Diving 1: Dive Safe 6-8 yrs.

The objective of diving 1 is to introduce students to diving safety. Students will learn diving safety, correct body alignment, jumping technique, head-first entry, and spatial coordination through both dry-land and water skills. Students must have passed level 3 swimming lessons and be comfortable swimming in deep water.

Diving 2: FUNdamental Diving Skills 7-9 yrs.

The objective of diving 2 is to introduce students to springboard diving FUNdamentals. Students will learn the essential skills needed to succeed in springboard diving. Students must have passed diving 1.

Diving 3: Diving Skill Refinement 8-10 yrs.

The objective of diving 3 is to improve and expand upon the diving FUNdamentals learned in Diving 2 and to begin working on basic dives. Students will learn several lead-up diving skills on the trampoline and springboard as well as basic conditioning. Students must have passed diving 2.