On Thursday 22nd February 2018 officials from the QOC, Ministry of Education and Higher Education and members of “Be an Athlete” Program “Development pathway” paid a visit to the project at the Al-Arabi Club’s swimming pool. The program is supervised by the QOC in cooperation with Ministry of Education and Higher Education and technically supervised by QSA.
The program includes more than 400 pupils (4- 7 yrs.) from kindergarten, first and second primary stages.
The main target at the first level covers training the children to familiarize with water, enhance confidence, diving, breathing, float and back and front flutter kicks. After ensuring the mastery of the skills, the children move to the second level which covers: enhancing the skills of floating and treading water using many techniques, sliding and crawl, developing the movement with training on diving and general movements as well as merging the free and back styles in addition to side breathing.
The coaches exerted much effort for the children to reach a special level and to ensure the success of the huge project which is a part of Qatar’s plan to develop sport.