Wave Swim School Stage 8

Stage 8 

1. Complete a set lasting 400 metres (e.g. 16 x 25 metres) on a specific turn around time set by the teacher (e.g. one minute for each 25 metres)

2. Swim 400 metres continuously using one stroke

3. Kick 25 metres backstroke with/without using a board

4. Kick 25 metres breaststroke with/without using a board

5. Kick 25 metres butterfly without using a board

6. Kick 25 metres front crawl with/without using a board

7. Perform a backstroke turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out

8. Perform a breaststroke turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out

9. Perform a butterfly turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out

10. Perform a front crawl turn from 10 metres in to 15 metres out

11. Perform a dive, track or grab start and kick butterfly underwater streamlined position for 5 metres with focus on progressing to 10 metres

 Once they’ve completed this stage, learners will receive the Swim England Learn to Swim Stage 8 Award. They will also be ready to move on to Stage 9.

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