Wave Swim School Stage 9

Stage 9

1. Complete a set lasting 800 metres (e.g. 16 x 50 metres; 8 x 100 metres; 4 x 200 metres) on a specific turn around time set by the teacher e.g. 1.30 minutes for 50 metres; 2.45 minutes for 100 metres; 6.00 minutes for 200 metres

2. Swim 800 metres continuously using one stroke

3. Swim a continuous 100 metres Individual Medley using legal turns

4. Perform a 15 metres underwater kick on front in a streamlined position

5. Perform a backstroke start then butterfly kick in a streamlined position underwater up to a maximum of 15 metres from the start point (wall), transfer into stroke and complete the remainder of the 25 metres

6. Perform a front crawl start, underwater kick in a streamlined position underwater up to a maximum of 15 metres from the start point (wall) is completed, transfer into stroke and complete the remainder of the 25 metres

7. Perform a butterfly start, kick in a streamlined position up to a maximum of 15 metres from the start point (wall) is completed, transfer into stroke and complete the remainder of the 25 metres

8. Perform a breaststroke start, perform a 1 ½ pull underwater, transfer into stroke and complete the remainder of the 25 metres

Once they’ve completed this stage, learners will receive the Swim England Learn to Swim Stage 9 Award. They will also be ready to move on to Stage 10.

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