Mermaiding Certification

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Mermaiding Teacher Training

Become a Mermaiding Coach, Teach kids, adults and people with special needs how to swim like a Mermaid. It’s a rewarding profession as you bring magic and joy to people’s lives. Mermaiding is a sport and an Art and one of the fastest growing trends world wide. Become one of the first Professionally Qualified Mermaiding Teachers in South Africa.

In this in depth teacher training course you will learn more about Anatomy, Mermaid Mythology, Business Management, Learn to Swim Syllabus and everything you need to know about Mermaiding including how to structure a class and how to teach people with special needs.


Module 1: Introduction to Mermaiding

  • Module 1: Introduction to Mermaiding
  • Module 2: Water Safety
  • Module 3: Physical Growth and Development
  • Module 4: Sensory System in the Water
  • Module 5: How People Learn
  • Module 6: Psychology of Swimming and Holding your Breath
  • Module 7: Anatomy and Physiology of Humans / Anatomy and Physiology of Mermaids
  • Module 8: Impact of Swimming on the Body
  • Module 9: Dynamics of Water
  • Module 10: Aspects of Mermaiding
  • Module 11: Equipment
  • Module 12: Special Needs
  • Module 13: Different Pools
  • Module 14: Being a Teacher
  • Module 15: Business Administration


  • Attend 50 mermaiding classes at Merschool.
  • Assist 10 classes at Merschool


You must be able to swim. Students must be 18 years and older and have good health.

Course includes

  • manuals
  • 50 mermaiding classes at Merschool
  • possibly become a Mermaid Coach at Merschool

Participants will qualify once they pass the practical and theory exam, and if all hours are attended. It’s up to the participant to make up the hours if you miss a class.

Limited spaces, small groups only to assure personal attention to each participant.  Register now.

Course Leader

This course is taught by Nadia Walker – Learn to Swim and Synchronized Swimming Instructor for over 20 years.

Course Fees:

R25 000 full course fee. Deposit of R7 000 to secure your space, monthly installments allowed at not interest provided all payments are made by the time we write exam.

Early Bird: Pay all course fees by 30 May and get R3 000 off – pay only R22 000.

Please note no cancellations or refunds.

Dates and Times:

We will meet on Fridays 5pm – 7pm and Saturdays 1pm – 5pm, with some weekends off. Exams are in December 2021.

Mermaiding classes (50 required) are on Mondays 4:30pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 4pm and Saturdays 11am.

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