IMPROVERS 2

Children must be able to swim 15 metres on their front and back with a good understanding of Front Crawl breathing.

Aims: To improve stroke technique and stamina in all three strokes and to continue developing Butterfly.  To introduce skills such as sculling and surface dives.

Badges that can be achieved: – Learn to Swim Stage 3 or 20 metres.

       Learn to Swim Stage 3

  1. Jump in from poolside and submerge to a minimum depth of 1 metre.
  2. Sink, push away from wall and maintain a streamlined position.
  3. Push and glide on the front with arms extended and log roll onto the back.
  4. Push and glide on the back with arms extended and log roll onto the front.
  5. Travel 5 metres on the front, perform a tuck to rotate on to the back and return on the back.
  6. Fully submerge to pick up an object.
  7. Answer correctly 3 questions on the Water Safety Code.
  8. Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the back.
  9. Push and glide and travel 10 metres on the front.
  10. Perform a tuck float and hold for three seconds.
  11. Exit the water without using steps.

      20 Metres

  1. To be able to swim 20 metres unaided, on front or back, using arms and legs