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 066 7126442

Level 4

DEEP ENDERS

ENTRY LEVEL
Must be confident in deep water or have achieved level 3

DEPTH OF WATER
2.0m Main Pool

AIM
To introduce endurance in swimming, further development of stroke technique and introduction of diving skills.

SYLLABUS OF LEARNING

  • Water safety/Personal survival.
  • Help/huddle position.
  • Side stroke/inverted breast stroke leg kick.
  • Head first and feet first surface dives.
  • Treading water for 1 minute.

STROKE DEVELOPMENT

  • Front crawl – further development of leg and arm action, breathing and timing.
  • Back crawl – further development of body position, leg movement, arm movement, breathing and timing.
  • Breaststroke – development of body position, leg action, arm action, breathing and timing.
  • Butterfly – Introduction to body position, undulation movement, arm and leg movement.
  • Endurance – Introduction to distance swimming.

LEVEL 4 COMPETENCY AWARD BASED UPON ABILITY OF PUPIL TO:

  • Treading in deep water for up to 2 minutes.
  • Push, kick and glide into transition of front crawl stroke and continuous swimming for 25 metres.
  • Demonstrate good breathing technique and timing throughout.
  • Push, kick and glide on back crawl, demonstrating good transition into stroke for 25 metres.
  • Demonstrate continuous flowing movement with good timing on back crawl.
  • Demonstrate good body position, arm and leg action with correct timing in breast stroke for 10 metres.
  • Demonstrate good body position, leg kick while undulating and knowledge of arm action in butterfly stroke for 10 metres.

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