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SwimSafer - Stage 3


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.



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



Principles of personal survival

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