Principles of personal survival as well as basic rescue skills are being taught at this stage. The skills required include sculling, underwater skills and the use of personal flotation devices. The goal is to make sure students are able to do 50 meters of continuous swimming.
1.Scull head first on back for 5 meter.
2.Scull, float or tread for 50 seconds ( together with some survival and activity skills)
Swim through hoops on the pool bottom of 2 meter depth
Swim 50 meters continuously:
25 meter Front Crawl and 25 meter Back Stroke
Swim 25 meter breast stroke and 25 meter survival backstroke
(Perform in sequence in 3A)
Scull, float or tread water for 50 seconds.
Dressed in swimwear, shorts and t-shirt demonstrate:
1.Swim 25m using survival backstroke or survival breaststroke to a PFD
2. Correctly fit a PFD in water, swim 50 meter with PFD, then climb out of the water.
Principles of Personal Safety and Survival.
Emergency Situations and Survival Techniques.