Stage 5


In Stage 5, your child will focus on swimming all four strokes to the Swim England expected standards. Swimmers will also develop skills in sculling, treading water and complete rotation.

  1. Perform a flat stationary scull on the back.
  2. Perform a feet first sculling action for 5 metres in a flat position on the back.
  3. Perform a sculling sequence with a partner for 30-45 seconds to include a rotation.
  4. Tread water for 30 seconds.
  5. Perform three different shaped jumps into deep water.
  6. Push and glide and swim 25 metres backstroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  7. Push and glide and swim 25 metres front crawl (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  8. Push and glide and swim 25 metres breaststroke (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  9. Push and glide and swim 25 metres butterfly (performed to Swim England expected standards).
  10. Perform a handstand and hold for a minimum of three seconds.
  11. Perform a forward somersault.
  12. Demonstrate an action for getting help.

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