Stage 4

In Stage 4, your child will focus on refining kicking techniques for all four strokes and develop a better understanding of buoyancy, whilst also developing front crawl and backcrawl over a distance of 25-50m.

  1. Perform a sequence of changing shapes (minimum of three) whilst floating on the surface and demonstrate an understanding of floating.
  2. Push and glide from the wall towards the pool floor.
  3. Kick 25 metres backstroke (one item of equipment optional).
  4. Kick 25 metres front crawl (one item of equipment optional).
  5. Kick 25 metres butterfly on the front or on the back.
  6. Kick 25 metres breaststroke on the front (one item of equipment optional).
  7. Perform a head first sculling action for 5 metres in a flat position on the back.
  8. Travel on back and log roll in one continuous movement onto front.
  9. Travel on front and log roll in one continuous movement onto back.
  10. Push and glide and swim 25 metres, choice of stroke is optional.

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