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.

 

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