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 & ExitsEnter water using a compact jump
Sculling & Body OrientationDemonstrate a backward and forward somersault in the water.
Underwater SkillsSearch for and recover an object in 1.5 m of water depth. Demonstrate a feet-first surface dive.
Movement/Swimming/StrokesSwim 100 metres continously
25 metres Front Crawl
25 metres Breaststroke
25 metres Backstroke
25 metres Survival Backstroke or Sidestroke
Survival & Activity skillsDressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate 3 minutes swimming slowly using any appropriate swim stroke, changing each minute
Rescue SkillsPerform 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
KnowledgePrinciples of water craft safety

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