Developing quality stroke technique up to 100 metres, incorporating skills learnt and combining them to develop a linked routine and complete successfully an obstacle course that combines a variety of skills accomplished throughout stages 1 – 7.

CRITERIA for STAGE SEVEN

At this stage children learn quality stroke technique up to 100 metres, combining skills to a linked routine and completing an obstacle course incorporating all skills learnt in stages 1-7.

 

Upon completion of all the above skills confidently your child will have achieved Stage 7 Certificate with other achievements awarded throughout the course.

  • Swim 25 metres backstroke (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

  • Swim 25 metres front crawl (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

  • Swim 25 metres breaststroke (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

  • Swim 25 metres butterfly (refer to the ASA expected stroke standards sheet)

  • Perform a movement sequence of 1 minute duration, in a group of three or more, incorporating a number of

  • the following skills:

  • Sculling: head first, feet first

  • Rotation: forward/backward somersault, log roll

  • Floating: star on the front/on the back, tuck float, create own

  • Eggbeater: moving, lifting one or both arms out of the water link skills with strokes and sculls

  • Perform a sitting dive

  • Swim 50 metres continuously using one stroke

  • Swim 100 metres, using a minimum of three different strokes

  • Tread water using eggbeater action for 30 seconds

  • Complete an obstacle course (using minimum of four objects) with feet off the pool floor throughout

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