Safety Skills- Demonstrate knowledge of how to apply the use of flotation gear and reaching assists, relieve muscle cramps while in the water, and seek emergency help in a prudent manner.
Water Adjustment- Demonstrate picking an object off the bottom of the pool by submerging the entire body with eyes open. Blowing bubbles while submerged for five seconds. Demonstrate a supported supine and prone body positions.
Float- Demonstrate mature elements of form while performing a prone and supine float for at least 10 seconds.
Jump Entry- Demonstrate entering the water by jumping in feet first.
Bobbing/Survival Float- Demonstrate mature elements of form while executing a survival float in the water for at least one minute.
Flutter Kicking- Demonstrate mature elements of form while prone and supine flutter kicking 10 yards.
Tread Water- Demonstrate treading water for at least one minute.
Front Crawl- Demonstrate the mature elements of front crawl, with the exception of rhythmic breathing, while swimming at least 10 yards.
Backstroke (Exposure)- Demonstrate the mature form when using backstroke to swim at least 10 yards.
Sidestroke (Exposure)- Demonstrate basic elements of form when using sidestroke to swim at least 10 yards.
Breaststroke/Elementary Backstroke (Exposure)- Demonstrate the basic elements of form when using a whip kick in the prone and supine position at least 10 yards.
Dive (Exposure)- Demonstrate a kneeling or standing dive to enter deep water from the side of the pool. For students who can swim in the deep end.