Stage 6

Developing effective swimming skills including coordinated breathing across all strokes plus swimming a distance of 25 metres using a stroke of the Swimmers choice; developing the water safety aspects and understanding of preparation for exercise.

By the end of this stage, participants will be able to:

  •         Demonstrate an understanding of preparation for exercise
  •         Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into Backstroke
  •         Sink, push off on side from the wall, glide, kick and rotate into Front crawl
  •         Swim 10 metres with clothes on
  •         Swim Front crawl to include at least six rhythmical breaths
  •         Swim Breaststroke to include at least six rhythmical breaths
  •         Swim Butterfly to include at least six rhythmical breaths
  •         Swim 25 metres, choice of stroke is optional
  •         Perform a “shout & signal” rescue
  •         Perform a surface dive
  •         Exit the water without using steps
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