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AWARDS

AWARDS ARE GIVEN FOR THE FOLLOWING ASA LEARN TO SWIM FRAMEWORK STAGES:

STAGE 1
Aim - To develop basic safety awareness, the class scenario, basic movement skills and water confidence skills.

STAGE 2
Aim - To develop safe entries to the water, including jumping in, basic floating, travel and toration unaided to regain upright positions.

STAGE 3
Aim - To develop safe entries including submersion, travel 10 metres on the front and back, progress rotation skills and water safety knowledge.

STAGE 4
Aim - To develop the understanding of buoyancy through a range of skills, refining kicking technique for all strokes, and swimming 10 metres to a given standard as directed by the ASA.

STAGE 5
Aim - To develop 'watermanship' through sculling and treading water skills, and complete rotation, also performing all strokes to the given standard as directed by the ASA

STAGE 6
Aim - To develop effective swimming skills including co-ordinated breathing; developing the water safety aspects and understanding of preparation for exercise.

STAGE 7
Aim- To develop quality stroke technique over 100 metres, incorporating skills learnt and combining them to develop a linked routine and complete successfully an obstacle course that combines a veriety of skills accomplished gthroughout stages 1 - 7.

THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGE AWARDS CAN BE ACHIEVED:

BRONZE, SILVER & GOLD

THE FOLLOWING DISTANCE BADGES MAY BE AWARDED:

5 METRES
10 METRES
25 METRES
50 METRES
100 METRES
200 METRES
400 METRES
800 METRES

AWARDS ARE GIVEN FOR THE FOLLOWING FOR ROOKIE LIFEGUARDS:

BRONZE 1
BRONZE 2
BRONZE 3
SILVER 1
SILVER 2
SILVER 3
GOLD 1
GOLD 2
GOLD 3

SPECIALITY ROOKIE LIFEGUARD AWARDS:

LIFE SUPPORT
BEACH ACTIVITIES
COMMUNICATION
PADDLEBOARD
 
 
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