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 066 7126442

 066 7126442

Level 5

ADVANCED (25m LENGTH WORK)

ENTRY LEVEL
Must be able to complete 2 recognisable strokes for 25m, and have a basic knowledge of 1 other stroke or have achieved level 4.

DEPTH OF WATER
1.0m – 2.0m Main pool

AIM
To develop advanced swimming practices, expand diving skills; prepare swimmers for the minnows squad.

SYLLABUS OF LEARNING

  • Water safety / personal safety.
  • Water safety fact sheet.
  • Reach/throw/wade rescue
  • Universal help sign.
  • Casualty recognition, non/weak/injured

STROKE DEVELOPMENT

  • Front crawl – Further development of leg, arm, breathing and timing with advanced practices.
  • Back crawl – Further development of leg, arm, breathing and timing with advanced practices.
  • Breaststroke – Development of body position, leg and arm movement, breathing and timing.
  • Butterfly – Development of body position undulation, leg, arm, breathing and timing.
  • Endurance – Introduction of time clock, tumble turns and distance swimming.

LEVEL 5 COMPETENCY AWARD BASED UPON ABILITY OF PUPIL TO:

  • Complete 50 meters front crawl followed by 50 meters back crawl.
  • Demonstrate good body rotation on front crawl and back crawl.
  • Demonstrate basic skill of underwater fly kick on front and back.
  • Demonstrate full butterfly with good timing of arms, legs and breathing for 10 meters.
  • Demonstrate good body position, leg and arms movement with good timing for 25 meters breaststroke.
  • Demonstrate the basic concept of tumble turns on front and back.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of bilateral breathing pattern.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of both the track and racing start for diving

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