Swimming Teachers Academy

SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course

A Guide for Experienced Instructors

SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course​

If you have a passion for teaching adults and want to expand your career opportunities, look no further than the SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course. This specialized program is designed to equip you with the skills and qualifications needed to become a certified adult swim instructor. Whether you’re a seasoned swimming teacher or new to the field, our comprehensive course caters to individuals looking to enhance their adult teaching certification.

With our SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course, you can gain an adult teaching qualification that opens doors to a variety of teaching opportunities. Our program covers specific techniques and approaches tailored to teaching adults, including effective communication, adapting to different learning styles, and creating engaging lesson plans. By completing this course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to excel in teaching adult swim classes.

Classroom Session

(2 hours)

  • Introduction to Adult Swim Instruction: Participants will be introduced to the principles and fundamentals of adult swim instruction. They will explore the unique characteristics of teaching adults, including their motivations, goals, and potential challenges. This session aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the adult learning process and its implications for effective instruction.

  • Teaching Methodologies for Adults: This session will cover various teaching methodologies and approaches tailored specifically for adult learners. Participants will learn how to create engaging and interactive lessons that cater to the needs and preferences of adult swimmers. Topics such as differentiated instruction, problem-solving activities, and group discussions will be explored to enhance the learning experience.

  • Lesson Planning and Progression: Effective lesson planning is crucial for adult swim instructors. This session will focus on developing structured and progressive lesson plans that address the specific needs and goals of adult swimmers. Participants will learn how to set realistic objectives, sequence activities, and assess and track progress to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Communication and Motivation Techniques: Building effective communication skills is essential for successful adult swim instruction. This session will delve into strategies for clear and concise communication, active listening, and providing constructive feedback to adult learners. Additionally, participants will explore motivational techniques to keep adult swimmers engaged and motivated throughout their learning journey.

  • Safety and Risk Management: Ensuring a safe learning environment is of utmost importance in adult swim instruction. This session will cover safety protocols, emergency procedures, and risk management strategies specific to adult swimmers. Participants will learn how to conduct thorough risk assessments, implement safety measures, and respond appropriately to potential emergencies in the pool setting.

Pool Session

(2 hours)

  • Stroke Technique Analysis: During the pool sessions, participants will focus on stroke technique analysis for adult swimmers. They will learn how to assess and evaluate the swimming strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke) specific to adult learners. Participants will gain insights into identifying common stroke errors and providing targeted feedback for stroke refinement.

  • Skill Development and Progressions: This session will cover skill development drills and progressions designed specifically for adult swimmers. Participants will learn how to structure drills that target areas of improvement and help adult learners develop strength, coordination, and efficiency in their swimming technique. Emphasis will be placed on creating progressive exercises that challenge and support continuous skill development.

  • Individualized Instruction: In the pool sessions, participants will explore strategies for delivering individualized instruction to adult swimmers. They will learn how to assess the unique abilities and learning styles of adult learners and tailor their teaching approaches accordingly. This includes adapting instruction based on the swimmers' goals, abilities, and comfort levels in the water.

  • Water Safety and Rescue Techniques: Safety is paramount in swimming instruction, and this session will focus on water safety and rescue techniques specific to adult learners. Participants will learn how to identify potential risks and hazards, implement safety measures, and respond effectively to emergencies in the pool environment. Skills such as assisting distressed swimmers and performing basic rescue techniques will be covered.

  • Adaptive Teaching Strategies: This session will explore adaptive teaching strategies for accommodating the diverse needs and abilities of adult swimmers. Participants will learn how to modify and adapt instruction to cater to individuals with varying levels of experience, physical limitations, or specific learning requirements. Techniques such as breaking down complex movements, offering alternative exercises, and providing additional support will be discussed.

What's next?

Upon completion of the advanced swimming instructor course, participants will have an in-depth understanding of swimming strokes and techniques, as well as survival strokes and SwimSafer certification. Participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to design and implement endurance and conditioning programs, and to adapt instruction for special populations.

Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to further their career in the swimming industry, as they will be eligible to join our affiliated swim school or other swim schools. This course is designed for individuals who are serious about advancing their career in swimming instruction and coaching.

“Swimming is not just a sport, it’s a way of life. Dive into your potential and become a swimming instructor to inspire others to discover the joy and benefits of this amazing activity.”


Swimming Teachers Academy

SSI Swim Teach Adult Course

Enhancing Coaching Techniques and Developing Winning Programs

Are you passionate about swimming and interested in becoming a part-time swimming coach? Look no further than the SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course. This comprehensive program is designed to empower individuals with the skills and qualifications needed to excel as a certified swimming instructor. Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or new to the field, our course caters to individuals seeking to become part-time swimming coaches.


With our SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course, you’ll receive expert guidance and practical training from experienced instructors. Our program covers a wide range of topics, including swimming techniques, stroke analysis, lesson planning, and effective coaching strategies. By completing this course, you’ll gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to become a successful part-time swimming coach.

How We Works

Our Registration Proccess

Choose your course

Select the course that suits your needs and schedule from our range of swimming instructor courses.

Receive confirmation from Swimming Teachers Academy

Once you have registered for the course, our team will reach out to you to confirm your enrollment.

Make payment

Complete the payment for your selected course through our secure online payment portal.

Interview for part-time coaching position

Upon completion of the course, you will have the opportunity to interview for a part-time coaching position with our affiliated swim school. Put your new skills to use and start your journey as a swimming instructor.

Advanced Swimming Instruction: Enhancing Mastery and Performance in the Water

Dive Deeper into the Art and Science of Swimming Instruction

At SSI, we understand the flexibility and fulfillment that comes with being a part-time swimming coach. Whether you’re a student, have other professional commitments, or simply want to share your passion for swimming, our Swim Teacher Adult Course is the ideal choice for you. By becoming a certified swimming instructor, you can embark on a rewarding journey of helping others improve their swimming skills while enjoying the flexibility of a part-time role. Don’t miss the opportunity to turn your love for swimming into a fulfilling part-time coaching career.

Advanced Techniques and Strategies for Swimming Instruction

  • Focuses on advanced techniques for refining stroke technique, including drills and exercises for improving body position, arm and leg movements, and breathing.

  • Advanced training principles and strategies for developing periodized training programs that optimize performance and minimize the risk of injury.

  • Advanced techniques for collecting and analyzing performance data, including video analysis, physiological monitoring, and biomechanical assessments.

  • Advanced mental preparation techniques, including visualization, goal-setting, and mindfulness practices, to help swimmers develop the mental toughness required for success.

  • Advanced techniques for preventing and rehabilitating swimming-related injuries, including stretching and mobility exercises, strength training, and injury-specific rehabilitation protocols.

Creating Effective Training Plans

  • Identifying athlete needs: Creating effective training plans begins with identifying the specific needs and goals of each swimmers. 

  • Developing periodized training plans: Advanced swimmers require a training plan that is periodized over time to optimize their performance.

  • Balancing volume and intensity: The right balance of training volume and intensity is crucial for maximizing swimmer performance while minimizing the risk of injury. 

  • Incorporating skill-specific training: Advanced swimmers require a high degree of skill-specific training to refine their technique and optimize their performance. 

  • Evaluating training effectiveness: Effective training plans require ongoing evaluation and refinement to ensure that athletes are making progress towards their goals.

Enhancing Communication and Leadership Skills

  • Effective communication strategies: This course covers advanced communication strategies for coaches to effectively communicate with their swimmers, including active listening, clear and concise language, and adapting communication styles to suit individual swimmer.

  • Developing leadership qualities: Advanced swimming coaches require strong leadership qualities to inspire and motivate their swimmers to reach their full potential. 

  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving: Effective communication and leadership require advanced conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.

  • Coaching in high-pressure situations: Advanced coaches must be able to coach in high-pressure situations, including competition. This course covers advanced techniques for coaching in high-pressure situations, including strategies for motivating students, managing stress, and providing effective feedback in real-time.

Swim Teacher Adult Course

SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course


Training Venue: Ubi Oxley Bizhub 2, Singapore.


Prerequisite Checklist​

  • Minimum age: 18 years old or above
  • Completed Swim Teacher Level 1 & 2 and React Right.

Specialized instruction

The SSI Swim Teacher Adult Course outline includes a diverse range of topics tailored to meet the demands of part-time swim instructor jobs. You'll explore various teaching techniques, stroke analysis, effective lesson planning, and coaching strategies. Our experienced instructors will guide you through practical training sessions, ensuring you gain the confidence and expertise required for part-time swim coaching roles.


Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about our swimming instructor courses.

No, this is only applicable for SSI Swim Teacher Level 1 & 2 + React Right Course.

Anyone who is interested in becoming a swimming instructor can take a swimming instructor course. However, the participants need to have prior swimming experience, the participants must be ange 18 or above and able to swim: 

1x 50m breatstroke

1x 50m freestyle

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We are excited to hear your inquiries, comments, or feedback regarding our swimming instruction courses at the Swimming Teachers Academy Singapore. Whether you are looking to become a adult swimming teacher or advance your skills in sports coaching, our team of friendly and knowledgeable representatives are always here to help. You can easily get in touch with us by using the contact form below or reaching out to us via phone or email. We are always available to provide you with the information you need to succeed as a swimming instructor. Don’t hesitate to contact us today and take the first step towards achieving your swimming teaching goals!


Oxley BizHub 2,




+65 88058716

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Please note that the participant will have to pay the one time registration for the Swim Teacher Adult digital kits ($90) after completed the final assessments. It is important to note that these fees are not included in the $700 course fees.

The course and assessment must be finished within one year of the date of payment.

All payment made are strictly non-refundable or transferable.

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