IMPROVERS 1

Children must be able to swim 10 metres on their front and back with an understanding of Front Crawl breathing.

Aims: To improve stroke technique and stamina on all three strokes. To continue the development of the Butterfly leg kick.

Badge that can be achieved: – Learn to Swim Stage 2 or 15 metres.

Learn to Swim Stage 2 

  1. Jump in from poolside safely to a minimum depth of 1 metre.
  2. Blow bubbles a minimum of 3 times rhythmically with nose and mouth submerged.
  3. Move from a flat floating position on the back and return to standing without support.
  4. Move from a flat floating position on the front and return to standing without support.
  5. Push from wall and glide on the back – arms can be at the side or above the head.
  6. Push from wall and glide on the front with arms extended.
  7. Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the back for 5 metres.
  8. Travel using a recognised leg action with feet off the pool floor on the front for 5 metres.
  9. Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the front, to a back floating position, then return to standing.
  10. Perform a tuck to rotate from a flat floating position on the back, to a front floating position, then return to standing.
  11. Perform a log roll from back to front.
  12. Perform a log roll from the front to the back.
  13. Exit the water without support.

 

 

      15 metres

  1. To be able to swim 15 metres unaided, on front or back, using arms and legs