Theraquatics Swim Bar
Learn to Swim
An essential tool for the novice swimmer. May be used as an alternative to kickboard if kickboard is too difficult to control. Isolates kicking action if floating on front or back. Easily grasped by both adults and children. Swim bar helps swimmer to concentrate on combining the twin activities of breathing and kicking by eliminating arm movement.
Can be used as an alternative to a kickboard as it is easier to control. Swimmer can also practice kicking action while holding Swim Bar and floating on back or on front.
For the Disabled Swimmer
Being pulled through the water or gliding through the water while hanging onto a Swim Bar provides vestibular stimulation to visually impaired children. Assists floaters to maintain a stable position in water. While floating on stomach and holding Swim Bar, swimmer has opportunity to strengthen muscles in neck, back, shoulders and hips. Swimmer can also rest with arms over bar. This provides extra support under swimmer’s shoulders and make position in water easier to tolerate. Excellent all round piece of floatation equipment. Used on top of water for support and balance e.g. gait training for stroke victims. Used under the water for resistance exercises in strength and conditioning exercises. Swimmer can sit on bar for balance, co-ordination and pelvic stabilisation exercises. An effective tool for blind swimmers to use as buffer whilst exercising in water.
Bar circumference: 11cm.
Size: 73 x 15cm.
Hand Bar length: 43cm.