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Water Skills 6

 

By completing this Award you will be able to perform eight of the following skills

a width is equivalent to 8 metres

  1. Swim 75 metres within two minutes using three different strokes and demonstrating good technique.
  2. Perform the following skills consecutively and without pause: head first scull for 5 metres; somersault; feet first scull for 5 metres and a 360 degree rotation in a vertical tucked position.
  3. Swim three widths of front crawl showing two appropriate turns and demonstrating good technique.
  4. Swim three widths of backstroke showing two backstroke turns and demonstrating good technique.
  5. Swim three widths of breaststroke showing two breaststroke turns and demonstrating good technique.
  6. Swim two widths butterfly.
  7. Perform two jumps into water of at least full reach depth gaining height and taking up a different position in flight selected from straight, tuck, pike, turning and somersault.
  8. Propel a ball for a minimum distance of 25 metres controlling it throughout and demonstrating two changes of direction of at least 90 degrees.
  9. Plunge dive into water of at least full reach depth, holding the glide for 5 metres.
  10. Plunge dive into water of at least full reach depth and tread water for one minute.