SwimSafer Stage Bronze

 
Development of your child’s stroke technique will be a focus here, along with coordinated breathing in deep water while swimming 100 metres. Principles of water craft safety will be introduced, as well as continual work on rescue and personal water survival skills.

Swimsafer Stage Bronze Certificate
Entries & Exits Enter water using a compact jump
Sculling & Body Orientation Demonstrate a backward and forward somersault in the water.
Underwater Skills Search for and recover an object in 1.5 m of water depth. Demonstrate a feet-first surface dive.
Movement/Swimming/Strokes Swim 100 metres continously
25 metres Front Crawl
25 metres Breaststroke
25 metres Backstroke
25 metres Survival Backstroke or Sidestroke
Survival & Activity skills Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate 3 minutes swimming slowly using any appropriate swim stroke, changing each minute
Rescue Skills Perform a throw rescue using an unweighted rope over a distance of 6 metres. Wade to a person and deliver a flotation aid in deep water. Approach in “Ready” position
Knowledge Principles of water craft safety

 

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