Swim Angelfish Methodology Certification


Our Swim Angelfish methodology works to improve swim skills and safety for swimmers with Anxiety, Attention Difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Challenges, Coordination Problems, Physical Disabilities and more.

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E-Learning Includes:

  • 15 Hours of Online Training
  • 16 Video Lectures
  • 75+ page Study Guide
  • 18 Video Sessions
  • 75 question Exam
  • Printable Certificate
  • Access to the “Ask your Instructor”

Flexibility will be the key in being able to successfully move in and out of the roadblocks that you will be learning about in our program. There is NO SET RECIPE within this program to overcome a roadblock, but rather several tools and strategies which can address the underlying issue that is causing this roadblock. It will be up to you to maintain the flexibility and implement these strategies within your lessons.


The certification and access to the e-learning content will be available as long as the monthly newsletter subscription is active.  Our intent is to ensure that your entire aquatics team will benefit from the monthly continuing education of our newsletter.

The newsletter offers a method of quality assurance and understanding of the material. Each month, certified instructors and their teams will acquire a new tool to add to their toolbox while working with this population.  The newsletter is intended to be used as a monthly in-service for you and your staff.

* Upon embarking on this certification, it is imperative that you educate yourself in a swim lesson method or curriculum of your choice. This certification program does not teach a set curriculum but rather offers strategies and a tool box to add to your established swim philosophy. Some options are The American Red Cross (ARC), Starfish Institute (SAI), YMCA, private swim school, franchise, Swim Consultant or some type of formal swim curriculum. It is necessary that you have a solid foundation and understanding of a swim lesson curriculum prior to taking the Swim Angelfish Special Needs Certification.

“I bought your DVD’s 3 years ago and they opened my mind with brand new strategies for my special needs kids. In Italy special needs kid have lots of attention and state resources at school ( we don’t have special schools since mid ’70’s because the philosophy is all kids must stay together), but we still have low culture about swimming even if three quarter of our country has seaside and in Europe we are at first place for drowning of kids and not only the disabled ones.
Nevertheless, I live in north of Italy so things are little better. Possibilities to learn training program are very few, swimming Italian federation don’t care about improving knowledge of his instructors about this issues, so if you wanna learn you have to study abroad. Your training program gave me much more knowledge and growing awareness and when I use these strategies I realize that the successful goals my kid are gaining are directly related to those ones. Kid are happy to come to swimming pool even those who were petrified by water at the beginning, parents are very thankful of the progress of their kids and their joy of the experience into the water, my director and the swimming school coordinator appreciate my job… so I think everything is going well! Thank you very much”

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$399 – Initial Certification

$49/month – Required Subscription

Please note:  A subscription to our Swim Angelfish Certification Newsletter IS REQUIRED.  You can find pricing options here:

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For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Koelker, our E-Learning Manager.

Sarah Koelker
Sarah KoelkerE-Learning Manager

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