swimming Stage 1

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Swimming Pool, spare towels, spare arm bands


Swimmer 1

Complete the following:

1 Safety
Know the safety rules and where it is safe to swim locally.

2 Enter pool
Without using the steps, demonstrate a controlled entry into at least 1.5 metres of water.

3 Short swim
Swim ten metres on your front.

4 Tread water
Tread water for 30 seconds in a vertical position.

5 Water skills
Using a buoyancy aid, float still in the water for 30 seconds.

Demonstrate your ability to retrieve an object from chest deep water.

Perform a push and glide on both your front and back.

6 Distance swim
Swim 25 metres without stopping.

7 Swimming activity
Take part in an organised swimming activity.


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