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MantaPlay™ is a mobile app platform that facilitates swimming lessons by matching qualified Swimming and Water Safety teachers and students.
MantaPlay™ mobile app will be available for download in Q1 2018 from the App Store and Google Play Store.
MantaPlay™ is free to download for you to find your ideal swimming teacher for your child conveniently. Annual subscriptions are waived for the first year and it is required for booking of classes and assessments.
I‘M A PARENT AND NEW TO MANTAPLAY™. WHAT SHOULD I KNOW FIRST?
MantaPlay™ allows you to easily find your ideal swimming teacher for your child conveniently. All our Swimming and Water Safety teachers are trained in Joey Lingo to be firm yet fun and friendly to children. You can monitor your child’s progress, and enjoy the progressive and structured program created by the ASTCA. With the app, you can fully focus on your child’s learning.
MantaPlay™ is affiliated to The Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association (ASCTA) and Swim Australia™. Our lesson plans are approved by ASCTA so you can be assured of the quality of training by the internationally accrediated MantaPlay™ brand.
Joey Lingo™ is a child development and characteristic programme that trains swimming teachers to communicate exercises effectively with a child and help the child feel confident with water in a safe way.
The programme focuses on helping babies and toddlers develop physical growth, motor and coordination skills for a healthy child. All Swimming and Water Safety teachers are certified with Joey Lingo™.
All our Swimming and Water Safety teachers are graduates from Swimming Teacher Institute and evaluated in accordance with a uniform teaching pedagogy – Swim Australia, produced in collaboration with the Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association (ASCTA). In addition, teachers are certified with Joey Lingo™, which equips them with a deepened understanding of cognitive, emotional, social, and psychomotor development for children from as young as 6-months old.
At MantaPlay™, we focus on teaching children aged 0 to more than 5 years old.
Diaper Dolphin is catered for children age 6 to 36 months, SwimTots for children age 3 to 5 years old and Future Stars for children age 5 years and above.
Classes can range from 1 to 10 students.
Yes, the more students there are in a class, the cheaper the fees will be. The minimum is 1 student and the maximum 10 students in any one class.
Classes are ongoing and scheduled throughout the year. Please check in Store for class schedules.
Typically, lessons will be held at private swimming pools. You can check on the location where classes will be held when booking for classes.
Completion of a full module will take 12 weeks, upon which your child will need to sit for an assessment to progress to the next level.
All transactions – annual fees, course and assessment fees are made strictly over the MantaPlay™ app.
Simply register for MantaPlay™ and sign up for a complimentary competency assessment. This will let our expert Swimming and Water Safety Teachers to advise you on the appropriate course level to enrol your child in.
I‘M INTERESTED TO BECOME A MANTA PARTNER. WHAT SHOULD I KNOW?
All Swimming and Safety Teachers on MantaPlay™ have to be a fully certified by Swimming Teacher Institute. Module exemptions will be made for areas where you have been qualified and you will need to show proof of qualifications during pre-admission interview and pass the evaluation test. Part of the curriculum is the proprietary course module, JoeyLingo™ which is compulsory to undertake. Get in touch with us at 8339 0048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.