Nikita is a seasoned swimmer with many years of coaching children at her swimming club in South Africa.
She swam competitively and holds South African colours for the provincial team for freestyle stroke.
She is particularly good with first time swimmers in Abu Dhabi, focusing on building confidence and ensuring safety as a value.
Whether you have some experience in the water or not her laid back approach to teaching will help you feel confident and at ease. All her training programs are customised to suit her clients level of knowledge and experience.
Nikita is located in Abu Dhabi and as well as group swim coaching she is also available for one to one private sessions at various locations throughout Abu Dhabi subject to availability.
Nikita has a very relaxed approach and this enabled her students to build a trusting relationship which is vital for 1st timers or those who are less confident.
She gives her full attention to her students and ensures that they not only learn the fundamentals of swimming, but also ensures that there is a fun element in this life skill.
Nothing gives Nikita more joy than to see her students become confident swimmers.
Nikita can coach men, women and children in Abu Dhabi. She is especially skilled at helping complete beginners.
Her swimming classes are structured to provide you with the best experience:
Swimming lessons for children:
STAGE 1 – Aqua Baby Level – Water Familiarization.
STAGE 2 – Starfish Level – Beginner Aided Swimmer.
STAGE 3 – Jellyfish Level – Beginner Unaided Swimmer.
STAGE 4 – Crayfish Level – Progressing Unaided Swimmer.
STAGE 5 – Seahorse Level – Intermediate Unaided Swimmer.
STAGE 6 – Guppy Level – Developing Unaided Swimmer.
STAGE 7 – Dolphin Level – Junior Advanced Unaided Swimmer
STAGE 8 – Shark Level – Advanced Swimmer.
STAGE 9 – Killer-Whale Level – Pre-Squad Section Swimmer.
Swimming lessons for adults:
STAGE 1 – Be Water Confident – this level is about gaining the confidence to enter the pool safely. It also covers the ability to move around the pool with confidence and to achieve basic core aquatic skills. These are entries, exits, buoyancy, balance, and aquatic breathing.
STAGE 2 – Be a Swimmer – by the time you earn this level you will have the necessary skills to start swimming independently over short distances (5 to 10 meters). You won’t need support or swimming aids
STAGE 3 – Be a Better Swimmer – by this point you’ll be able to swim up to 400 meters independently. You’ll also have the confidence to try other pool activities, such as Aqua Fitness or lane swimming.
STAGE 4 – Be a Master Swimmer – gaining this level means you can confidently enter the master’s section of a swimming club (find more on Masters swimming here). It’s about more advanced swimming skills to enable you to compete.
This depends on your current swimming abilities.
There are various locations in Abu Dhabi. You can join a group for swimming classes or take private lessons. Home coaching is also available subject to availability in your area.
All ages – from babies to seniors can learn how to swim or improve their swimming technique with Nakita.
Yes, there are seasonal packages available and also special prices when you book multiple training lessons in advance.
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