Swim Dynamics SA offers 3 courses / workshops

  • Baby Course is for instructors wishing to teach babies, aged 6 months to 3 years, how to swim.

  • Level 1 is aimed at those who wish to teach children between 3 and 7 years.

  • Level 2 is for those who want to teach children between 8 and 15 years to swim.

  • Special Needs Workshop – Under the supervision of a trained and certified professional therapist, aqua therapy provides deep, intense exercise within a soothing and comforting environment.

Swim Dynamics takes a holistic approach to teaching swim instructors. Not only are they taught the different techniques of teaching but they gain an understanding of what the psychological and physical considerations of each age group are and how to run a successful swim school and business.

We present and offer 4 courses enhancing for teachers through our expertise and with over 80 years of industry experience.

We will travel to any major centres in South Africa to facilitate our courses, provided there is a minimum of 10 candidates.


To equip swim instructors with the necessary skills needed:

  • to teach children in different age categories

  • on how to swim safely and effectively,

  • to pass on the knowledge of what it takes to set up and run a successful swim school,

  • and finally to contribute to countless children learning how to swim.


To grow exponentially and become the leading provider of swim instructor courses in South Africa, raising the standards of the industry as a whole.


  • Honesty

  • Integrity

  • Respect

  • Sharing knowledge & experience

  • Helping others

Dee Barnard and Bev Verweij started Swim Dynamics with the aim of lifting the standards of swim schools across South Africa through comprehensive swimming instructor courses.

Our Team

The Swim Dynamics facilitators and trainers have a wealth of experience in the industry and wish to share their knowledge and experience with others in the interests of the sport and the community, to enhance the profession and create opportunities for swim instructors.

Dee Barnard
Dee Barnard

Director | Alberton

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Bev Verweij
Bev Verweij

Director | Benoni

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Lauren Roberts
Lauren Roberts

Facilitator | Mpumalanga & Coastal

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Marinda Linde
Marinda Linde

Biokineticist | Alberton

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