Course: Learn to Swim Level 6: Fundamentals of Diving
Course Code: 34906D
To refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over great distances.
To introduce and practice fundamental springboard diving skills.
- American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Level 5: Fundamental Aquatic Skills certificate or demonstrate all completion requirements in Level 5.
Increase endurance while performing the following strokes:
-- Front crawl -- 100 yards
-- Back crawl -- 100 yards
-- Butterfly -- 50 yards
-- Elementary backstroke -- 50 yards
-- Breaststroke -- 50 yards
-- Sidestroke -- 50 yards
Demonstrate the following turns while swimming:
-- Front crawl open turn
-- Backstroke open turn
-- Sidestroke open turn
-- Front flip turn
-- Backstroke flip turn
-- Butterfly Turn
-- Breaststroke Turn
Discuss basic stretching exercises for diving
Demonstrate a standing, front jump from the edge of the diving board
Demonstrate a front, line-up entry from the edge of the diving board
Demonstrate a front approach with hurdle
No minimum number of hours suggested
Currently authorized Water Safety (r.04) instructor
Successfully complete the following exit skills assesment:
1. Swim 500 yards continuously using strokes in the following order: front crawl, 100 yards; back crawl 100 yards; breaststroke, 50 yards; elementary backstroke, 50 yards; and choice of stroke, 100 yards.
2. Perform a front approach and hurdle with a feet-first entry from a 1-meter spring board.
Certificate Issued and Validity Period
Learn-to-Swim Level 6: Personal Safety
American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Manual (StayWell Stock No.651300)(Recommended but not Required)