SwimSafer Stage Three
Principles of personal water survival and basic rescue skills will be taught. Your child will demonstrate proficiency in sculling, underwater skills, and the use of Personal Floatation Device. Your child will be encouraged to achieve 50 metres of continuous swim.
|Entries & Exits||Perform a stride/straddle entry|
|Sculling & Body Orientation||Demonstrate sculling in a horizontal position for 10 seconds with arms only.|
Demonstrate the ability to change direction on command.Demonstrate reverse action
|Underwater Skills||In chest deep water swim through hoops on pool bottom 2 metres apart.|
|Movement/Swimming/Strokes||Swim 50 metres continously|
25 metres using either Breaststroke or Front- Crawl and 25 metres using either Backstroke or Survival Backstroke
|Survival & Activity skills||Swim wearing clothing for 25 metres|
Demonstrate ability to correctly fit a PFD in the water.
|Rescue Skills||Throw a flotation aid to a partner at 3 metres distance and instruct to kick to the edge|
Perform a reach rescue using a rigid aid and pull a partner to safety
|Knowledge||Principles of personal survival|
|SwimSafer One||SwimSafer Two||SwimSafer Three||SwimSafer Bronze||SwimSafer Silver||SwimSafer Gold|
|Open Water SwimSafer||Competitive|